Assistant Professor

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Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 35204-Med-Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Position Number 0136242
Position Details

The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, celebrating its 27th year as a leading center for cancer research, is recruiting outstanding basic science faculty at the Assistant Associate and Professor levels to join established programs in Molecular and Cellular Cancer Biology, Cancer Virology, and Cancer Immunology. These programs are internationally recognized for breakthrough research in genome stability, cellular responses to stress, cell death pathways, cancer virus discovery, viral contributions to cancer, cancer immunology and the tumor microenvironment, cancer immunotherapy and cancer immunoprevention.

Successful candidates will have an exceptional scientific research record and will join in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions that are commensurate with prior training and experience. A competitive salary and research start-up package will be provided, as well as laboratory and office space within the state-of-the-art Hillman Cancer Center or Magee-Womens Research Institute.

Located in the city of Pittsburgh (routinely ranked as one of the top most livable and affordable U.S. cities), Hillman (previously known as the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute) is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with 344 members; 10 research programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences; 13 shared resources that receive funding from our NCI Cancer Center Support Grant; and an FY17 institutional funding base of nearly $157 million. In FY16, the University of Pittsburgh ranked #5 in overall NIH funding. Hillman Cancer Center serves a catchment area of 29 Western Pennsylvania counties and provides unique opportunities to collaborate with clinical and translational research programs involved in cancer patient care.

Application Process

To apply for a position, please send your curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of your research plans (together with recommendations) to Hillman Director Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, care of . Applications will be reviewed and evaluated on an ongoing basis, following the receipt of all required materials. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center c/o Lola Thompson, 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 02/23/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/23/2018
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