Cancer Research Faculty

SUNY Upstate Cancer Center
Syracuse, New York
Depends on Experience
September 18 2018
Organization Type

Cancer Research Faculty

State University of New York, Upstate Cancer Center

The State University of New York, Upstate Medical University ("SUNY Upstate") seeks applications from outstanding candidates in all areas of cancer research, who are pursuing basic, translational, clinical, or population-research programs. This hiring effort is a key step of a multi-year plan of growth at SUNY Upstate that will expand existing programs, increase clinical trials, and develop transformative medicine at the recently opened SUNY Upstate Cancer Center.

Applications will be accepted at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels; rank and tenure status will be commensurate with qualifications. Successful applicants must have a demonstrated record of achievements in cancer research and strong publication record. Sustained grant funding is required for Associate and Full Professors. Areas of interest matching the research programs at the Cancer Center include tumor microenvironment; tumor stem cells; development of novel therapeutic targets and screening approaches; radiation biology; and cancer bioinformatics applied to studies of human cancer (

Applicants will be expected to maintain a well-funded research program and to contribute to graduate and medical teaching. We offer a competitive startup package and salary compensation.

SUNY Upstate, located in Syracuse, NY, is the leading academic medical center and largest healthcare provider in central New York, serving one third of the state. Investigators will be located in the vibrant "University Hill" adjacent to Syracuse University, the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Golisano's Children's Hospital, and the Syracuse VA Medical Center. State-of-the-art resources include next-generation sequencing; super-resolution and multiphoton microscopy; Lumos mass spectrometer; tumor biorepositories; pre-clinical services for animal irradiation and imaging, and structural biology and molecular interaction cores.

All applicants should apply online at www.upstate/, job posting #047300 and include in one PDF: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plans, teaching statement.

Applicants applying for Assistant Professor should arrange for three letters of reference to

Inquiries can be addressed to: Chair, SUNY Upstate Cancer Center Faculty Search Committee, at (750 East Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210).

Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2018, and will continue until the positions are filled.

At SUNY Upstate Medical University we strive to promote a professional environment that encourages varied perspectives from faculty members with diverse life experiences. A respect for diversity is one of our core values. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity of our university community in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions.


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