Faculty Positions for Physician-Scientist in Translational Oncology

New York City, New York (US)
compensation commensurate with experience
September 26 2017
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Full Time
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The Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) invites applications for tenure track faculty appointments at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Member. HOPP recruits outstanding physician-scientists across clinical disciplines in a single program to foster translational oncology research at the laboratory/clinical interface in an environment that encourages collaborative team science. Current research by HOPP faculty encompasses oncogenomic studies of various cancers, analysis of aberrant signal transduction pathways, preclinical evaluation of molecularly targeted agents and mechanisms of drug resistance. Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to develop an independent research program as well as an interest in translational oncology. HOPP faculty will be housed in state-of-the-art laboratories in the Zuckerman Research Center and jointly appointed in the Department of his/her appropriate clinical specialty at MSKCC. Faculty will also be eligible to hold appointments in  Gerstner Sloan-Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences as well as the Weill Medical School and Graduate School of Medical Sciences at Cornell University.

MSKCC offers a unique and vibrant research environment with programs in Immunology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Computational Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Cellular Biochemistry, and Structural Biology and close links with the Rockefeller and Cornell communities. The presence of world-renowned clinical programs in cancer research, treatment, and prevention offers unique opportunities for creative collaboration. Applicants must have an M.D., postdoctoral experience, and an active clinical interest. In particular, applicants with a specific focus in the area of gastrointestinal malignancies are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Please send curriculum vitae, a summary of current and proposed research programs, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: Charles L. Sawyers, M.D., Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, c/o Emily Delgado, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue Mailbox #20, New York, NY 10065; E-mail: HOPPfacultypostings@gmail.com.

 Applications should be received by December 1, 2017. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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