Faculty Positions in Cancer Research, Harper Cancer Research Institute, University of Notre Dame

Midwest Region, Northern Indiana (Notre Dame is located in the South Bend/Mishawaka area)
Competitive salary, start-up funding and laboratory space
August 21 2017
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Faculty Positions in Cancer Research

Harper Cancer Research Institute

University of Notre Dame

As part of a campus-wide initiative associated with the Harper Cancer Research Institute (http://HarperCancer.nd.edu/), two tenure-track faculty positions are available at the University of Notre Dame in the broad area of cancer research. One position is at the level of Assistant Professor while the second position is for a more senior candidate at the Associate or Full Professor level.  Individuals engaged in basic and translational cancer research using animal models of cancer are especially encouraged to apply. A demonstrated record of collaborative and interdisciplinary research is strongly preferred. Successful candidates will be appointed in either the Department of Biological Sciences or the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and will be expected to establish a vigorous extramurally supported research program, participate in collaborations within and across disciplines, and contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Senior applicants should have a record of national and international distinction. Key research facilities include the AAALAC-accredited Freimann Animal Facility, Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility, Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Facility, Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility, Warren Family Research Center for Drug Discovery and Development, Eck Institute for Global Health, Center for Research Computing,  Keck Center for Transgene Research, Center for Zebrafish Research, and the Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases. Additional information can be found at http://research.nd.edu/core-facilities/. The Harper Cancer Research Institute represents a collaboration between the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend  (http://medicine.iu.edu/southbend) and is housed in 55,000 square feet of new research space. The University is also engaged in the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (I-CTSI) partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis) and Purdue University. The positions include competitive salary, start-up funding and laboratory space. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, detailed research plan, and statement of teaching interests directed to M. Sharon Stack, Director of the Harper Cancer Research Institute (https://apply.interfolio.com/43898). Candidates must also arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to the search committee via the application website, although senior applicants can apply in confidence. Applications must be received by October 15th 2017 to receive full consideration. The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. 

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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