Endowed Professorship in Genitourinary Cancer

University of California, Irvine - Department of Biological Chemistry
Irvine, California (US)
$102,500.00 -$218,500.00 (Yearly Salary)
Closing date
Apr 14, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Cancer Research
Position Type
Full Time
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The University of California, Irvine (UCI) Department of Biological Chemistry together with the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC) in the School of Medicine invite applications for a full time, tenured position at the level of ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSOR.

We seek outstanding candidates with a research focus on molecular mechanisms that can lead to therapeutic advances in genitourinary cancers, including cancers of the kidney, bladder, prostate, and/or testis. The successful candidate will hold the Kure It Cancer Research Endowed Chair in Genitourinary Oncology Research and will co-lead the Genitourinary Disease-Oriented Team within the CFCCC, a multidisciplinary group charged with advancing discoveries towards the clinic and fostering investigator-initiated clinical trials.

The Department of Biological Chemistry (BC) is highly interdisciplinary, with particular strengths in cancer, epigenetics, metabolism, circadian biology, and bioinformatics. Faculty of BC benefit from participation in the CFCCC, the cancer center-affiliated Cancer Research Institute (CRI), and the Center for Epigenetics & Metabolism. The CFCCC is one of 51 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute and has a major mission to alleviate the burden of cancer in its catchment area of Orange County.

Institutional Reference Check: The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence; where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. In support of this commitment, and as a means to address all forms of academic misconduct, UC Irvine will conduct an institutional reference check on recruitment finalists of Senate Ladder-Rank Professor and Professor of Teaching series, at all ranks (i.e. assistant, associate, full), prior to extending a formal offer of appointment. Applications submitted via AP Recruit must include a signed copy of the Authorization to Release Information Form for consideration.

Department: https://www.biochem.uci.edu/
Program: https://cancer.uci.edu/
Program: https://cancerresearch.uci.edu/
School: https://www.som.uci.edu/

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Applicants must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, and have a track record of leading a vigorous extramurally funded research program.

Document requirements

  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Research Statement - Statement addressing (1) specific areas of expertise, with a description of contributions to the field and (2) a future research program plan indicating how the research program will synergize with the research environment at UCI, particularly with research in BC and the resources provided by the CRI and CFCCC.
  • Service Statement Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement -Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
  • AUTHORIZATION TO RELEASE INFORMATION - A reference check will be completed only if you are made a tentative offer to a Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at any rank. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form: https://ap.uci.edu/files/2020/07/AuthReleaseForm.pdf
  • Misc / Additional - Other evidence of teaching may be included (e.g., peer review of your teaching, awards, course syllabi) (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08133


The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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