Vice Chair of Research in Gastrointestinal Oncology

Tampa, Florida
highly competitive salary
September 06 2017
REQ# 24228
Life Sciences, Oncology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Vice Chair of Research in Gastrointestinal Oncology

The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute (Moffitt) is seeking an outstanding investigator who is a leader in the Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer research field, and who will serve as Vice Chair of Research of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Department of Moffitt. The expertise of the Applicant should be evident in top-tier publications, extramural funding, an established stature in the GI cancer research field, and a creative portfolio of research programs that will complement ongoing high-profile research conducted by Cancer Center members in the areas of tumor immunity, epidemiology, molecular oncology, cancer metabolism, imaging, genetic and epigenetic control, tumor biology, mathematical oncology and evolution, and cancer drug discovery and development.      

Candidates must hold a PhD degree, qualify for faculty appointment as a tenure-track Senior Member/Professor or as an Associate Member/Associate Professor, and have demonstrated skills in leadership and administrative roles. The generous recruitment package includes a highly competitive salary, a large laboratory start-up fund, ample laboratory space and a stimulating and highly collaborative and collegial environment.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a synopsis of their past and current research programs, and their vision for developing collaborative translational GI Research Programs, to Dr. John L. Cleveland, Associate Center Director of Basic Science at Moffitt, via e-mail to

Moffitt is the only National Cancer Institute-designated 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 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 and other recreational activities that are associated with the Gulf Coast of Florida.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Moffitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. Moffitt seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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