Tenure Track Faculty Position in Immunology

Tampa, Florida
Highly competitive salary
September 14 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Immunology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute (Moffitt) is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Senior Member/Full Professor level. Successful applicants should have a PhD or MD/PhD degree, suitable doctoral and postdoctoral training in Immunology, and an outstanding track record of top-tier publications in the function of the immune system. Candidates with demonstrated strength in any area of immunobiology will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with a record of accomplishments and/or research plans focused on tumor immunology. The very 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. Notably, Moffitt offers unique collaborative opportunities in numerous immunotherapeutic trials, in addition to a state-of-the-art FDA approved and CLIA certified GMP Cell Therapy Facility. 

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program in Immunology that complements the Department's existing strengths in the immunobiology of cancer and cancer immunotherapy. Areas of interest can include, but need not be limited to: T cell signaling, roles of myeloid cells in cancer, mechanisms of immunosuppression in the tumor microenvironment, novel checkpoint inhibitory mechanisms, regulatory lymphocytes at tumor beds and epigenetic mechanisms governing anti-tumor immunity.

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 outstanding institutional and state support for research, including access to the grant funding system of the state of Florida and unique opportunities for collaboration with multiple industry partners. 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.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a synopsis of their past and current research programs (2-4 pages), and the names of 3 individuals who could provide letters of reference to Dr. José Conejo-García, Chair of the Department of Immunology at Moffitt, via e-mail to Jose.Conejo-Garcia@moffitt.org.

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.

To apply, visit our website http://moffitt.org/careers/employment-opportunities/job-search. Click search careers and enter requisition # 24552 in the keyword quick search box.