Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Location: Stanford, California
Required Education: Doctorate/Professional
Higher Education Institution
The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University is seeking a basic and/or translational scientist to join the Division of Head and Neck Surgery as a faculty member in the University Tenure Line (UTL) or in the Non-tenure Line (Research).
The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-tenure Line (Research) is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists. Faculty line and rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate and can range from Assistant to Full Professor.
Submissions will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2021, and accepted until the position is filled.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.
Submit curriculum vitae, letter of inquiry and the names and addresses of three references to Lori Abrahamsohn, Faculty Affairs Administrator for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualifications for this position are the ability to conduct independent research and a demonstrated commitment to this; a track record of successful postdoctoral research and (for advanced rank) evidence of a successful career based on publications and funding. A PhD or MD degree, or equivalent, is required. Candidates should have a strong background in, and a focus on, translational head and neck cancer research. This search is open to a wide range of possible scientific expertise, including, but not limited to molecular and cellular biology, genetics, developmental biology, cellular biology, bioengineering, systems biology, bioinformatics, molecular imaging, and immunology. As this position is for a clinical department, the candidate’s scientific program and scope should have a clear potential impact to advance the understanding and treatment of diseases and disorders related to head and neck oncology (e.g. squamous cell carcinoma, thyroid/parathyroid neoplasms, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma).
About Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.