Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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February 04 2021
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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Penn State College of Medicine and the Penn State Cancer Institute invite applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position within the broad fields of basic cancer immunology or translational cancer immunotherapy.

Candidates must have:


  • Excellence and creativity in research and scholarship,
  • Strong publication record
  • Potential to establish and sustain a federally funded research program (major criteria for candidate selection).

    Applicants at the Full or Associate Professor levels are expected to have existing, funded research programs.

    Successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with an interactive group of basic science and clinical investigators with expertise in disciplines including immunology, virology, oncology, metabolomics, genomics, and drug discovery ( and State-of-the-art core facilities support cutting edge research in live cell, single cell, and genomic analysis. A high-performance computing facility is on site to support big data analytics as well as outstanding facilities for imaging of preclinical models.

    The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program, participate in the teaching and training of graduate and medical students and contribute to the scientific and educational programs within the Cancer Institute.

    We offer a collegial research environment, competitive start-up packages and access to outstanding trainees through our graduate programs.

    The Penn State College of Medicine is located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, a family-oriented community with top-ranked schools and convenient access to New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged.

    Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a description of research interests (about two pages), and contact information for three references.

    The following background checks must be successfully completed for this position:

    This position will require successful completion of standard background checks.
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check

    The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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    Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

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    Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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