Faculty Position in Cancer Genetics

Chicago, Illinois
Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
April 05 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center (http://cancer.northwestern.edu/home/index.cfm) and the Center for Genetic Medicine (http://www.cgm.northwestern.edu) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine are leading the search for a full-time tenure track Investigator at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the area of cancer genetics and genomics.  The faculty appointment will be in an academic department appropriate given the training and experience of the selected finalist.

Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. or M.D. or dual degree and an outstanding record of research in cancer genetics. Areas of interest include somatic and germline variation, epigenomic signatures, chromosomal instability and genomic rearrangements.  We are seeking an individual with an established program in cancer genetics who is drawn to the broad opportunities at Northwestern with its collaborative clinical programs at Northwestern Memorial and Lurie Children’s Hospitals.  The Center for Genetic Medicine houses the NUgene biobank and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center offers a robust research infrastructure for translation.

The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.

When applying, please upload this completed list of references form to suggest the names of individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.

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Applications accepted here: https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/MTA5

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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