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Assistant or Associate Professor in Cancer Research

Employer
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Dept. of Pharmacology
Location
Aurora, Colorado (US)
Salary
Assistant Professor $110,000 to $135,000 and Associate Professor $125,000 to $150,000
Closing date
Nov 4, 2022
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The Department of Pharmacology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus (https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/pharmacology) is seeking applicants to fill tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the broad area of cancer research, with a focus on, but not limited to, cellular and molecular biology, basic and translational research, and/or big data methods development. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record in studying mechanisms that drive cancer development, progression, and/or metastasis using in vitroex vivo and/or in vivo model systems and will incorporate principles and practical applications of pharmacology in their research program.

The department is a collegial and collaborative interdisciplinary scientific group, with strengths in cancer research, structural biology, epigenetics, neuroscience, cellular optogenetics, and systems biology. The ideal candidate will be highly collaborative with a research program that complements the research portfolios of the primary faculty in cancer research in the department. Our faculty currently have strengths in gene expression, signal transduction, epigenetics, chromatin and structural biology, novel technology development, pharmacology, systems modeling, and in vivo models to study mitochondrial dynamics, cellular stress response pathways, mechanisms of genomic alteration, novel treatments, disease development, Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition, phenotypic plasticity, and chemoresistance in cancer.

The Department of Pharmacology is deeply committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion both within the department and the university. We encourage applications from all individuals who would thrive in a collaborative and collegial scientific environment. Applicants should also be enthusiastic about teaching and serving as research mentors in our interdepartmental graduate training programs such as the Pharmacology (https://www.cuanschutz.edu/graduate-programs/pharmacology/home) and Cancer Biology (https://www.cuanschutz.edu/graduate-programs/cancer-biology/home) Graduate Programs. The department offers outstanding resources to support new faculty, including competitive salary and start-up support, junior faculty mentoring and guidance, administrative support, well-supported core facilities,  and significant interactions with the NCI-designated University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Center for Health AI, supporting a strong collegial cancer research environment on campus.

Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree and appropriate and sufficient post-doctoral experience to establish and/or maintain an independent research program competitively funded by extramural grant support. The department offers outstanding resources to support new faculty, including competitive salary and start-up support, junior faculty mentoring and guidance, well-supported core facilities and a strong collegial cancer research environment on campus.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a 2-page statement of research interests and future directions, A research statement including previous accomplishments and ongoing/future plans, a 2-page teaching statement including your interests, philosophy, and areas you aim to contribute, a 2-page statement on your contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion as a faculty member, and contact information for three references by applying to posting 27664 at www.cu.edu/cu-careers

Applicants must apply online: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=27664&lang=en

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

 The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator.

 

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