The Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Hollings Cancer Center, and College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina is accepting applications for tenure eligible Associate Professor or Professor in Cancer Immunology. We seek outstanding scientists who will bolster our diverse research portfolio, complementing our strengths in T cell biology, T cell metabolism, tumor microenvironment, target discovery, and the use of immune cells as vehicle for cancer therapy. Candidates conducting cutting-edge research in any aspect of cancer immunology are especially encouraged to apply. This position is eligible for a SmartState Endowed Chair. Candidates should hold a Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. Applicants should have a strong record of sustained productivity as demonstrated by publications and extramural funding. Highly competitive start-up packages are available including ample laboratory space. Appointment and rank will be determined by the applicant's qualifications.
Scientific environment: The scientific environment within the College of Medicine and in the Department is highly interactive and productive, with ties on campus to other Basic Science and Clinical Departments, as well as Research Centers and Institutes. Outstanding core facilities are also available. MUSC has a clinical Good Manufacturing Facility that can be utilized for the generation of cellular products for the treatment of malignant diseases.
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is located in the beautiful historic district of Charleston (ranked #1 travel destination in the U.S.) bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches to the south and east, and national forests and wildlife refuges to the north and west. MUSC is the state’s top-ranked medical center and is a leading medical research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate and to prepare leaders for the future.
Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: Successful applicants are expected to have, or to obtain, external grant support and to participate in teaching/mentoring graduate and medical students. Candidates should demonstrate a record of productive and high-quality research. Academic credentials and existing extramural grant support will determine faculty rank. Additional immunology research programs at MUSC with which the successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with include transplantation immunology, innate immunity, neuroimmunology, stem cell biology and infectious pathogenesis. Highly competitive start-up packages are available including ample laboratory space.
The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need. Women and members of underrepresented groups in science are strongly encouraged to apply.
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