UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH CANCER INSTITUTE
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical
Center) seek an internationally recognized, visionary, high-energy leader to serve as director of the
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI; https://upci.upmc.edu/ ). The 2015 renewal of UPCI’s
substantial National Cancer Institute (NCI)-funded Comprehensive Cancer Center grant was ranked
as “outstanding” and extends through 2020. The center’s current research funding totals more than
$148 million (direct and indirect costs). UPCI serves Western Pennsylvania’s population of more
than 6 million and an expanding number of international locations. UPCI sees more than 25,000 new
patients annually, with net patient revenue of more than $724 million in FY 2015. The institute’s
337 faculty, representing more than 43 disciplines, conduct research that refects a comprehensive
approach to understanding the causes of cancer, from the molecular to the environmental levels, as
well as preventing and treating the many types of malignant diseases. In the last fve years, UPCI has
recruited more than 50 laboratory and clinical investigators from leading centers globally and is the
single largest contributor to The Cancer Genome Atlas.
The ideal UPCI director candidate will have an international reputation for innovative research
as demonstrated by his/her record of peer-reviewed grant funding and publications, the ability to
guide a large clinical network in providing exceptional care, a commitment to the education of the
next generation of cancer researchers and clinicians, and broad leadership skills that have been
demonstrated over time.
UPMC ranks among the top 12 hospital systems nationally (U.S. News & World Report); the
University of Pittsburgh ranks ffth in total NIH funding. The University of Pittsburgh provides a
highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefts package. Further details about UPCI and
the position are available at http://health.pitt.edu/sites/default/.les/director_upci.html. Interested
and qualifed applicants should submit their CV and letter of interest to:
Search Committee, UPCI Director
c/o Of.ce of Academic Affairs
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Suite 401 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q)
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affrmative action educator and employer.
In a pioneering international initiative, Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) established Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q) through a unique partnership with the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. Operating in Doha, Qatar since 2002,
WCM-Q offers a six-year integrated medical program including a two-year premedical curriculum,
as well as a one-year foundation program to help prepare incoming students for medicine. WCM-Q
seeks candidates for the position of
We are seeking a physicist who will have primary responsibility for the teaching of physics courses
(including laboratories) to highly motivated students in their foundation and premedical studies. As
appropriate, the successful candidate will also contribute to developing and team-teaching applications of physics in courses such as physiology, human structure and function, etc. In addition to the
principal teaching obligation, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in student academic advising, committee work, and the broader academic and scholarly life of WCM-Q.
Eligible candidates will hold a Ph.D. degree in Physics or a closely related discipline. Preference will
be given to candidates who demonstrate a record of excellence in and commitment to teaching and
scholarship. Familiarity with the North American higher education system will be highly valued.
WCM-Q and WCM in New York share the same mission: to provide the fnest education possible for
its students, conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge, improve health care, both now and for
future generations, and provide the highest quality of care to the community. Full details regarding the
WCM-Q program and facilities, including affliations with ACGME-I accredited clinical sites, can be
accessed at http://qatar-weill.cornell.edu.
A comprehensive and highly competitive salary and foreign-service benefts package, including fully
furnished housing and other supplementary benefts, is provided. The appointment will be on a non-tenure-track and is normally for three years in the frst instance, renewable by mutual agreement.
Qualifed applicants are invited to submit a thoughtful letter of application outlining their interest
in the position and how their skills and experience match WCM-Q’s requirements, along with full
curriculum vitae at http://job.qatar-weill.cornell.edu
Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications from the beginning of January 2017 and will
continue until the position is 7lled.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE
ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE
through February 1