Atlanta, Georgia
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
September 14 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type


Emory University School of Medicine and Winship Cancer Institute


Applications are sought for tenure track/tenured basic or translational science faculty positions at the ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, or FULL Professor level. Candidates will be appointed in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine (SOM), and will be members of the Winship Cancer Institute. Areas of research emphasis may include but are not restricted to studies of DNA repair and genetic instability, biological responses to ionizing radiation, epigenetic processes in tumorigenesis, mechanisms and pathways of tumor development and metastasis, cancer stem cells, immune therapy, and animal model systems for tumorigenesis. Faculty members will be expected to establish a vigorous extramurally funded research program. Competitive salary and start-up packages are available, commensurate with experience. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree. Assistant Professor candidates should demonstrate outstanding potential for transitioning to independence and a compelling vision for an extramurally funded research program. Associate and Full Professor candidates should have extramurally funded research programs and a track record of outstanding research accomplishments.


The Department of Radiation Oncology has a tripartite mission of providing outstanding patient- and family-centered medical care, educating the next generation of cancer caregivers and researchers, and executing paradigm-defining cancer research. The Department is growing in all three areas, is ranked sixth in NIH funding among U.S. Radiation Oncology Departments, and currently has 37 faculty distributed among Divisions of Clinical Affairs, Cancer Biology and Medical Physics. Faculty members are nationally recognized for subspecialty care in areas including pediatric oncology, brain tumors, head and neck cancer, lymphoma, and lung cancer. The Department operates four clinical sites in the Atlanta area, with a fifth site, the 5-room Emory Proton Therapy center, scheduled to open in late 2018.


As Georgia’s first and only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Winship Cancer Institute coordinates subspecialties of cancer diagnostic imaging, care, and research throughout the university. To learn more about Winship research, outreach, clinical trials, and faculty and staff, visit www.winshipcancer.emory.edu.


The School of Medicine ranks 16th nationally for NIH funding and, in addition to cancer research and care, is nationally recognized in areas of infectious disease, neurosciences, heart disease, transplantation, orthopedics, pediatrics, renal disease, ophthalmology, and geriatrics. Emory-affiliated health sciences faculty received more than $400M in sponsored research funding in FY 2016. Atlanta is home to two other large research universities, many other schools and colleges, vigorous technology and biomedical sectors, together with extensive parks and green space.


Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names and contact information for three or more references. They should be submitted to:



Walter J Curran, Jr, MD

Executive Director, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Lawrence W. Davis Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

c/o Pam Dilworth



Interested applicants should complete the on-line application for requisition 73640BR at:




Emory University

Department of Radiation Oncology

1365 Clifton Road, NE

Atlanta, GA 30322

Emory University is an EEO/AA employer

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