Associate Professor, Cancer Biology

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Cincinnati, OH

The Department of Cancer Biology (http://med.uc.edu/cancerbiology) at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine is seeking highly qualified researchers to fill faculty positions. The rank of the appointment (Assistant/Associate/Professor) is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant.

The Department of Cancer Biology, in partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and UC Cancer Center (UCCC), offers a highly collaborative environment that is supported by recent substantial institutional investment in infrastructure and core facilities (http://med.uc.edu/research/core-facilities & https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/research/cores).

The successful candidate will join the Department of Cancer Biology, a rapidly expanding department with faculty strength in research areas that include hormone receptor biology, gene regulation, autophagy, tumor metabolism, oncogenic signaling and genome integrity. Faculty labs are housed in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, an architecturally notable structure designed by Frank Gehry.

Qualifications

All successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree(s) and work on basic mechanisms of breast cancer in the areas complementing the existing strengths of the department. Investigators using or developing cutting-edge technologies to address fundamental questions in general cancer biology are also highly encouraged to apply. We invite applications from candidates with postdoctoral experience, a substantial publication record and research interest in but not limited to: tumor microenvironment, gene regulation and cancer epigenetics, anti-tumor immunity, chemical biology, tumor metastasis, recurrence, metabolism and computational systems biology. Successful candidates appointed at the Associate or Professor level must have an outstanding track record in publications and external grant funding.

How to apply

Applicants must complete and submit an official application at https://jobs.uc.edu (Posting No. 46801) and must attach under “Resume/CV” a single pdf document including a CV, summaries of research accomplishments, future research plan, and names of three references. Interested applicants may also contact the Cancer Biology Search Committee, at [email protected] for further information and/or details regarding the position.

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight.” The University attracts students and faculty from all over the world, and the Department of Cancer Biology boasts a remarkable list of alumni, as well as current and past faculty who have made significant contributions to the field.

This position is located on the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine campus in the exciting and growing city of Cincinnati, Ohio. New developments and projects are abundant in Cincinnati, which offers sports, art, entertainment and more. Cincinnati has been identified as one of the most livable cities in the US, due to its affordable, big city lifestyle.

Benefits Include

  • Outstanding salary and benefits, as well as a competitive start-up package
  • Relocation available
  • Substantial retirement savings plan

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES

OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

The University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 42,000 students.