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The Department of Cancer Biology (https://med.uc.edu/cancerbiology) at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine is seeking two (2) highly qualified breast cancer researchers to fill faculty positions. The rank of the appointment (Assistant/Associate/Professor) is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant.
The Department of Cancer Biology, in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and UC Cancer Center (UCCC), offers a highly collaborative environment that is supported by recent substantial institutional investment in infrastructure and core facilities (https://med.uc.edu/research/core-facilities & https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/research/cores). The University attracts students and faculty from all over the world, and the Department of Cancer Biology boasts a remarkable list of alumni, as well as current and past faculty who have made significant contributions to the field.
The successful candidate will join the Department of Cancer Biology, a rapidly expanding department with faculty strength in research areas that include tumor metabolism and autophagy, hormone receptor biology and gene regulation, oncogenic signaling and genome integrity, and be fully integrated into our Breast Cancer Research Program (https://med.uc.edu/BCRP) composed of 20 outstanding basic, clinical and population researchers at UC and CCHMC. Faculty labs will be housed in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, an architecturally notable structure designed by Frank Gehry.
Prior to the date of appointment, must possess:
Ph.D. or M.D. degree.
Have at least two (2) years of research work experience on basic mechanisms of breast cancer in areas complementing the existing strengths of the department and breast cancer research program.
Additional Qualifications Considered
We invite applications from candidates with postdoctoral experience and a substantial publication record in our broad areas of interest including gene regulation and cancer epigenetics, anti-tumor immunity, oncogenic signaling pathways, tumor microenvironment, metastasis, recurrence, metabolism, and bioinformatics.
Candidates at the Associate or Professor level must have an outstanding track record in publications and external grant funding.
Applicants must complete and submit an official application. Attach a single pdf document including:
Summaries of research accomplishments and future research plans (2~3 pages).
Names of three (3) references.
Interested applicants may also contact the Cancer Biology Search Committee (mailto:CBrecruitment@ucmail.uc.edu) for further information and/or details regarding the position.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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