Position Summary and Key Responsibilities
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
The Department of Experimental Therapeutics within the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope invites applications from qualified individuals for a Professor Series faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in cancer immunotherapeutics, including, but not limited to, vaccine or oncolytic vector research, vaccine immunology, and cancer cell/stem cell immunology. Applicants with proven accomplishments in immunotherapeutics including a strong record of publications in high impact journals or with an emphasis leading to clinical product development are encouraged to apply. Applicants are expected to develop an internationally recognized extramurally-funded translational research program. The department has a proven record of product development and has several vaccine candidates in clinical trials which can help accelerate promising strategies.
Laboratory and office space will be located in the same building dedicated to the department and commensurate with rank and funding. Candidates at the assistant professor level will have a strong record of scholarly activity and peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated success writing for extramural grants (e.g., K-awards, R21 or equivalent). Candidates at the Associate Professor level will have an internationally recognized research program, a proven track record of extramural funding (R01 series) over an extended period (minimum 5 years) and experience managing a funded laboratory. A competitive start-up package including faculty salary and research support will be provided and commensurate with experience. Review of the completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A start date in the 2017-2018 academic year is anticipated. Further information about the department can be found on the department website: http://www.cityofhope.org/experimental-therapeutics
A Ph.D. or M.D., M.D./PhD or DVM degree is required for this position as well as a fluency in spoken and written English. To be considered, applications must include (i) current curriculum vitae, listing publications and extramural funding history (ii) brief (2 pages max) statement of research interests and (iii) 3 letters of recommendation sent directly to the search committee on the candidate's behalf. Applications and supporting materials should be addressed to: Department of Experimental Therapeutics Faculty Search and sent firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
- Ph.D. or M.D. or M.D./PhD or DVM degree
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.