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Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae, brief description of research interests and contact information for three references to: UPCI Search Committee/Pharmacology; C/O Vijaya C. Gandhi, PhD, MBA; Associate Director for Administration and Strategic Planning, UPCI; 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 532, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Email: gandhivc@upmc.edu.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Professor
Department Name 35204-Med-Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Position Number 0128129
Position Details

Applications are invited for two tenured faculty positions at the level of full Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). Candidates who have a PhD, MD or equivalent graduate degree are being recruited to expand expertise in women’s malignancies at UPCI. The incumbents will have primary appointment in the Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM). The UPCI has consistently been among the top NCI-funded and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers located within the academic environment of the University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and has an active and highly interactive community of basic, translational and clinical research scientists. The institution has several state-of-the-art facilities with varied capabilities including cell and tissue imaging, high-throughput drug discovery and a cancer biomarkers facility with mass spectrometry, genomics and proteomics platforms. The UPCI is executing an exciting plan for the development of a women’s cancer program and envisions expansion of its capabilities to translate research findings to clinical applications with integration of basic research, clinical investigation, and patient care missions of the UPCI. We are interested in the recruitment of candidates with a strong interest in translational breast cancer research, particularly as it applies to mechanisms of hormone action, therapeutic resistance, growth factor action and its implication for therapeutic application. Understanding and expertise in molecular and cell biology, breast cancer cell lines, breast genetics and animal models will be an advantage. In order to develop an outstanding, extramurally-supported research program, the applicants must have excellent communication skills, publications in high-impact journals and a proven track record of extramural funding in breast cancer research. The incumbent will have the opportunity to mentor graduate students through the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology and UPSOM Integrated Biomedical Graduate Program and will have progressive involvement in the teaching of graduate and medical students. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

Application Process

Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae, brief description of research interests and contact information for three references to: UPCI Search Committee/Pharmacology; C/O Vijaya C. Gandhi, PhD, MBA; Associate Director for Administration and Strategic Planning, UPCI; 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 532, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Email: gandhivc@upmc.edu.

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 08/06/2010
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Contact Person Vijaya C. Gandhi, PhD
Contact Email gandhic@upmc.edu
Contact Phone