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Cancer Research Faculty

University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Job Title: Cancer Research Faculty
Job Location: Pittsburgh , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-04-19
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Cancer Research Faculty

University of Pittsburgh

The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, celebrating its 28th year as a leading center for cancer research,is recruiting outstanding faculty at the Research Instructor level to join established programs within the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. 

 

We are currently recruiting for full-time Research Instructors in the non-tenure stream to carry out cutting-edge cancer research.  Research projects will include biochemical pharmacology, signal transduction, drug resistance and cancer molecular biology. The successful candidates should have a PhD and/or MD in one of these or related fields and relevant laboratory experiences.Successful candidates will have an exceptional scientific research record and will join University of Pittsburgh departments based on prior training and experience. A competitive salary and benefits package will be provided.

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)isan NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with 344members; 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

The successful candidates should have a PhD and/or MD in one of these or related fields and relevant laboratory experiences. Successful candidates will have an exceptional scientific research record and will join University of Pittsburgh departments based on prior training and experience.

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) toHillman Director Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, care of thompsonla3@upmc.edu. Applications will be reviewed and evaluatedon 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

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, care of thompsonla3@upmc.edu 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, care of thompsonla3@upmc.edu
Please Apply as Included Above
5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 500
Pittsburgh , PA 15232


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