Faculty Position in Cancer Biology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
commensurate with experience
February 08 2021
Internal Job Code: 24376
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Faculty Position in Cancer Biology

Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University

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 second 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, including the Emory Proton Therapy Center. 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 Jeff Bradley MD, Interim Department Chair
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Vision statement for development of an extramurally funded research program
  • Names and contact information for three or more references

Applicants MUST also complete an Emory on-line application for job number 24376 at:


Questions about the position, department, and/or 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 (wdynan@emory.edu).  Questions pertaining to the application process or application status may be addressed to Ms. Doreen Theune (dtheune@emory.edu).

Emory University is an EEO/AA employer