tenure-track faculty position

Baltimore, Maryland (US)
Please contact kross20@jhmi.edu for additional information
August 16 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Johns Hopkins University

School of Medicine

Department of Oncology

Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program

The Department of Oncology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research.  We are seeking candidates at the level of Assistant Professor who use mammalian model systems to answer fundamental questions in breast cancer biology. Applicants whose research has the potential to impact the development of novel breast cancer therapeutics will be favorably considered.

The Department of Oncology (http://www.hopkinskimmelcancercenter.org) has over 150 faculty members directing research in a wide range of fields including molecular and cellular cancer biology, cancer genetics, developmental biology, bioinformatics and biostatistics.  All faculty are also members of the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Shared facilities for advanced microscopy, cell sorting, image analysis, genomics, quantitative and functional proteomics are available.  The SKCCC also has robust mechanisms in place to compete for internal funding for early stage projects and a formal mentoring program for junior faculty. Breast cancer researchers also benefit from rich interactions with scientists in clinical and preclinical departments of the School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins University.

The successful applicant must have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent in an appropriate discipline and at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience.  Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and clear potential to build an internationally competitive research program and compete for extramural funding.  Applications must be submitted electronically as a PDF file that includes detailed curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three references, a two page summary of research accomplishments, and a two page summary of future research interests and plans.  Inquiries should be directed to Vered Stearns, M.D., and Andrew Ewald, Ph.D. who co-chair the Search Committee, and sent to the attention of Ms. Kelly Ross at kross20@jhmi.edu.  Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until a suitable pool of applicants has been identified.  Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.

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