Co-Leader, Chemical Biology & Molecular Medicine Program Chair, Department of Drug Discovery

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, Florida
December 13 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Co-Leader, Chemical Biology & Molecular Medicine Program

Chair, Department of Drug Discovery

Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute (Moffitt) is seeking a leader with exceptional vision and expertise in target discovery, drug development and translational studies, as Co-Leader of the Chemical Biology & Molecular Medicine Program of the Moffitt Cancer Center, and as Chair of the Department of Drug Discovery.  The expertise of qualified applicants should complement those of ongoing high-profile basic and translational research programs that are currently conducted by faculty members in the Department of Drug Discovery in the areas of chemical proteomics, organic synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, target discovery and validation, drug development and structural biology. 

Candidates must hold a PhD, MD or PhD/MD, qualify for faculty appointment as Senior Member/Full Professor, possess demonstrated administrative and leadership skills, and have national and international recognition in the field, including an outstanding record of extramural funding.  The very generous recruitment package includes a highly competitive salary, a large laboratory start-up fund, Moffitt Distinguished Scholar funds, ample laboratory space, and a highly stimulating collegiate, collaborative and translational environment. 

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a synopsis of their current and planned research programs and the names of at least three references to Dr. Daniel Sullivan, Associate Center Director of Clinical Science, via e-mail to Review of applications will begin immediately.

Academic rank beyond Associate Member will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Appointment at the level of Associate / Senior Member requires a minimum of five years of experience at the Assistant / Associate Professor level. The position is tenure-earning.  Salary is competitive with similar institutions.

Moffitt is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in the state of Florida. Moffitt has exceptional research and clinical facilities, and truly exceptional institutional and state support for research. Moffitt is located in Tampa, Florida, which is a thriving city with a low cost of living, excellent culture and outstanding restaurants, and a high quality of life. This position requires someone who can appreciate the sunshine, the nation’s top beaches, and year-round golf, biking, boating, fishing, tennis, swimming, snorkeling and other recreational activities that are associated with the Gulf Coast of Florida.