Cancer Research Faculty

Employer
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
May 17 2018
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Cancer Research Faculty

The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, celebrating its 27th year as a leading center for cancer research, is recruiting outstanding faculty at the Assistant, Associate and Professor levels to join established programs in Cancer Biology, with a focus on metastases, hormone response and signaling.

Successful candidates will have an exceptional scientific research record and will join in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions that are commensurate with prior training and experience. A competitive salary and research start-up package will be provided, as well as laboratory and office space within the state-of-the-art Hillman Cancer Center or Magee-Womens Research Institute.

Located in the city of Pittsburgh (routinely ranked as one of the top most livable and affordable U.S. cities), Hillman (previously known as the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute) is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with 344 members; 10 research programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences; 13 shared resources that receive funding from our NCI Cancer Center Support Grant; and an FY17 institutional funding base of nearly $157 million. In FY16, the University of Pittsburgh ranked #5 in overall NIH funding.   Hillman Cancer Center serves a catchment area of 29 Western Pennsylvania counties and provides unique opportunities to collaborate with clinical and translational research programs involved in cancer patient care. 

To apply for a position, please send your curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of your research plans (together with recommendations) to Hillman Director Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, care of thompsonla3@upmc.edu. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated on an ongoing basis, following the receipt of all required materials. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

c/o Lola Thompson, 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 500

Pittsburgh, PA 15232

 

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