Faculty Position - Cancer Biology Scientist

Atlanta, Georgia
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
August 21 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Winship Cancer Institute and the Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine invite applications for a full-time tenure-track/tenured position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Areas of research emphasis include, but are not restricted to, studies of DNA repair and genetic instability, radiation/radiotherapy, and immune therapy. Studies may encompass basic or translational science. Candidates should hold a PhD and/or MD degree. Assistant Professor candidates should demonstrate outstanding potential and a compelling vision for an extramurally funded research program. Associate and Full Professor candidates should have a track record of extramural funding and outstanding research accomplishments. A competitive year-round salary and an attractive start-up package will be provided.

The Winship Cancer Institute is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Department of Radiation Oncology is ranked sixth in the nation in NIH funding. The Department faculty is distributed among Divisions of Cancer Biology, Medical Physics, and Clinical Affairs. Current research areas include DNA repair and DNA damage signaling, experimental therapeutics, cancer stem cells, cancer metabolism, and biological effects of heavy particle and space radiation. The Department operates multiple clinical sites in greater Atlanta area, with the 5-room Emory Proton Therapy center scheduled to open late 2018. More information about the Department and the Winship Cancer Institute may be found at www.winshipcancer.emory.edu.

The Emory University School of Medicine is committed to developing a diverse group of innovative leaders and trainees in biomedical science, public health, medical education, and clinical care. The school is ranked among the top 20 in the US based on NIH funds received. It is located in Atlanta, Georgia, a diverse city with vigorous technology and biomedical sectors, multiple universities and colleges, rich cultural opportunities, and extensive parks and green space.

Applications should include the following four elements:

  • Cover letter addressed to Walter J. Curran, MD, Department Chair
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Vision statement for development of an extramurally funded research program
  • Names and contact information for three or more references

Additional Details

Questions about the Department and its scientific environment may be addressed to search committee co-chairs, David S. Yu, MD, PhD (david.sungwen.yu@emory.edu) or William S. Dynan, PhD (wdynan@emory.edu). Questions about the application process or application status may be addressed to Pamela Dilworth (psdilwo@emory.edu).


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