Essential Functions: The Departments of Pharmacology and Oncology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Tumor Biology and Microenvironment Program of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center) invite applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must have a doctorate in a relevant biomedical discipline with an outstanding postdoctoral record of high impact research achievements in Cancer Pharmacology/Cancer Biology. We seek candidates to develop a vigorous, independent research program with interests relevant to cancer research including, but not limited to: control of cell growth and death; oncogene and tumor suppressor gene regulation and function; tumor microenvironment, immunology, metastasis and angiogenesis; cancer etiology; and therapeutic discovery. We encourage applications from researchers focusing on basic molecular and cellular mechanisms as well as those focusing on molecular therapeutics and specific disease models. The successful candidate will join a highly dynamic and collegial academic setting, and will receive a competitive start-up package, generous laboratory space, state-of-the-art core facilities, and an environment that supports multidisciplinary collaboration. The candidate will be expected to develop an innovative, externally funded research program, contribute to departmental activities, and demonstrate excellence in teaching and trainee mentorship in our graduate and medical programs.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a doctorate in a relevant biomedical discipline with an outstanding postdoctoral record of high impact research achievements in Cancer Pharmacology/Cancer Biology.Faculty Rank must commensurate with credentials.
Internal Number: 76_207917
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.