The Rutgers University Department of Genetics seeks nominations or applications from leading scholars for the MacMillan Endowed Chair in Cancer Genomics. The Chair is accompanied by significant resources and faculty appointments that will build on existing strengths in both research and educational programs. This individual will lead a division of faculty and staff who together will establish an endowment-supported undergraduate and graduate programs in Cancer Genomics. Candidates working in all areas of cancer genomics will be considered.
This Chair will be appointed in the Rutgers University Department of Genetics, with membership in the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (a consortium NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center for Rutgers and Princeton Universities) and the Rutgers Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey. The position includes access to the advanced genomic technologies and computational resources of RUCDR Infinite Biologics® and recently constructed, spacious laboratory and office space.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Candidates must have an M.D. and/or a Ph.D. or the equivalent and be eligible for appointment at the Professor or Distinguished Professor rank
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidates must demonstrate qualities of leadership, vision, and innovation, and have a successful history of discovery and publication as illustrated by significant, consistent and current grant funding.
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