Research Assistant Professor

  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center / University of Pittsburgh
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Sep 21, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Medicine & Dentistry Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Studies

Job Description

 

Cancer Research Faculty, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA

 The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, celebrating its 35th year as a leading center for cancer research, in conjunction with the Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting outstanding basic science faculty at the Research Assistant Professor level. The Hillman Cancer Center’s programs are internationally recognized for breakthrough research in DNA repair, and responses to genotoxic stress, cell death pathways, signal transduction pathways, cancer virus discovery and viral contributions to cancer, cancer immunology and the tumor microenvironment, cancer immunotherapy, epidemiology, cancer biology and genome stability.

Candidates for this Research Assistant Professor position should have successfully completed at least 5 years of postdoctoral training and have extensive experience in ovarian cancer biology using basic and advanced cellular and molecular approaches. The qualified candidate will be responsible for designing and performing studies to determine the metabolic pathways that altered in senescent and quiescent ovarian cancer cells. The candidate should have a strong commitment to collaborating with clinical and/or translational scientists and have the necessary skills for grant writing and producing peer-reviewed publications. The candidate should have a strong commitment to collaborating with clinical and/or translational scientists and have the necessary skills for grant writing and producing peer-reviewed publications. Successful candidates will have PhD, MD or equivalent and relevant laboratory experience.

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 over 300 members; seven research programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences; ten shared resources that receive funding from our NCI Cancer Center Support Grant https://hillmanresearch.upmc.edu/research/; and a 2019 institutional funding base of nearly $121 million. In 2019, the University of Pittsburgh ranked #6 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 Details

 To apply for a position, please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a one-page summary of your research plans directly to kaa140@pitt.edu. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated beginning on an ongoing basis until the position is filled, following the receipt of all required materials. 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.

 

 

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