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Faculty Researcher - Free Radical Biology and Metabolism in Cancer

The University of Iowa College of Medicine - Department of Radiation Oncology
Iowa City, Iowa
$150,000 to commensurate
Closing date
May 28, 2022

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Life Sciences, Cancer Research
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The University of Iowa and Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center are seeking established faculty members to join the Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program (FRRBP) within the Department of Radiation Oncology. This position is an open rank tenure track faculty position. Responsibilities will include maintaining a successful extramurally supported research program centered around metabolism and free radical science in cancer, maintaining a record of scholarship on the national and international level, and teaching in the graduate and residency training programs. The qualified individual will have an M.D., or Ph.D., or equivalent degree(s) in an associated field. Experience in grant writing and a successful track record of cancer focused extramural funding are expected. Because the FRRBP is a Ph.D. granting program, experience with teaching and mentoring graduate students and post-doctoral scholars are highly desirable.

The successful candidate will join a biology division of seven faculty members focusing on basic and translational science in free radical and radiation biology in the Department of Radiation Oncology. The University of Iowa Department of Radiation Oncology has a strong track record for translating basic science discoveries to early phase clinical trials. The successful candidate will qualify for membership in the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC). Leadership opportunities within the HCCC are available for appropriate candidates. Research on breast cancer and/or the influence of obesity on cancer metabolism is encouraged.

The University of Iowa is located on the rolling hills along the Iowa River in Iowa City, where the excitement and energy of a Big Ten University town are balanced with an affordable community with many cultural and recreational amenities. To apply for this position please visit, requisition #74442.

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