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Basic Cancer Research Faculty, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

University of Pittsburgh

Job Title: Basic Cancer Research Faculty, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Job Location: Pittsburgh , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2017-10-06
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Basic Cancer Research Faculty, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
University of Pittsburgh

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.

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.

Job Requirements

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.

Information and Application Process Instructions

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 : thompsonla3@upmc.edu

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.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

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

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