Endowed Chair Research Faculty
Positions – Pediatric Cancer
The Children’s Hospital Foundation (CHF) Pediatric Cancer
Research Program invites applications for Endowed Chair basic or translational
investigators committed to expanding our knowledge of pediatric and adolescent
cancers. Successful applicants will fll positions within the rapidly expanding
program in the Jimmy Everest Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology in
the Department of Pediatrics with rank and tenure eligibility commensurate with
the candidate’s qualifcations and experience. Applicants should have a record
of peer-reviewed funding, with a preference for those with active NCI funding.
Each position is jointly supported by established CHF Endowed Chairs and the
Oklahoma Tobacco Endowment Settlement Trust, includes a generous start-up
package and outstanding laboratory space. Opportunities for collaboration
include an expanding pool of cancer investigators recruited to the Stephenson
Cancer Center (SCC) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and
at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF). The SCC is rapidly
advancing towards its goal to become an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer
center, with over 250 members, programs in Preclinical Translational Cancer
Research, Gynecologic Cancers and Cancer Prevention and Control, and several
shared resources including cores committed to Biospecimen Acquisition and
Banking, Molecular Imaging, Functional Genomics and Biostatistics. OMRF is
a highly respected nonproBt biomedical research institute immediately adjacent
to the OUHSC campus with about 50 scientiBc faculty and several outstanding
research programs include Cell Cycle and Cancer Biology, Functional and
Chemical Genomics and an Advanced Magnetic Resonance center.
Applicants will hold an MD, MD/PhD or PhD in a relevant discipline and
have demonstrated potential for excellence in research relevant to childhood
cancer. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with prior experience.
Interested applicants should provide a cover letter stating the area of expertise
and research interests, synopsis of professional goals, and a current CV.
ConBdential enquires should be addressed to William H. Meyer, MD, Director
of the Jimmy Everest Section and CHF Pediatric Cancer Research Program.
Email: William-Meyer@OUHSC.edu; Phone: 405-271-5311
The University of Oklahoma is an EO/AA Institution http://www.ou.edu/eoo/.
Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encourage to apply.
The Georgia Cancer Center, as part of Augusta University and the Medical
College of Georgia, seeks outstanding senior faculty at the level of
Associate or Full professor working in the general area of experimental
therapeutics. Applicants must have active extramural research funding,
ideally from NCI, a strong track record of independent research and
preferably experience working in an NCI designated Cancer Center.
Successful applicants will join a collaborative program that works closely
to promote translational research with the clinical research oncologists.
Targeted areas include, but are not limited to, drug discovery, combination
therapies and mechanisms, drug modeling and novel biologics. Current
activities in the GCC include studies of natural product therapeutics as
well as small molecule inhibitors and stapled peptides, which are being
evaluated in a variety of preclinical models. State-of-the-art laboratory
space is available in the recently constructed Cancer Research Building
and outstanding facilities for executing clinical trials are available. A
competitive salary and start-up package, commensurate with experience
and academic qualifcations, is available.
A summary of research interests, curriculum vitae and names of three
references should be sent to Dr. John K. Cowell, Interim Director, Georgia
Cancer Center, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed
until the positions are flled.
Augusta University is an Equal Employment, Equal Access, and
Equal Educational Opportunity and Affrmative Action Institution.
Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority
referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to
recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age,
disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or
Chair, Department of Neuroscience
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
The UConn School of Medicine is seeking an outstanding neuroscientist at a rank of
Associate or Full Professor to become Chair of the Department of Neuroscience. Candidates with nationally recognized accomplishments in research, sustained NIH or extramural funding, and leadership experience are encouraged to apply. Desired areas of
expertise include, but are not limited to, cellular and molecular neuroscience, chronic
and neurodegenerative diseases, brain circuitry research, and neurogenesis and regeneration. This position is ideal for an energetic individual with the leadership skills and
vision required to foster the health and growth of a department that values academic
excellence and collaboration. The departmental faculty excel in a variety of research
areas ( http://neuroscience.uchc.edu), lead educational programs in the graduate, medical and dental schools, and provide a stimulating environment for research trainees.
The Chair of the Department of Neuroscience reports directly to the Dean of the UConn
School of Medicine, and is responsible for oversight of all research, educational, and
administrative activities in the department. The Chair will work to enhance the funded
research portfolio of the department by supporting the professional development and
mentoring of faculty, play a major role in institutional governance, and promote departmental and institutional financial integrity.
UConn Health located in Farmington, C T, is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is in an era of unprecedented growth. The campus is a core component of the
Bioscience Connecticut initiative: a bold plan to strengthen Connecticut’s leadership in
bioscience innovation ( http://biosciencect.uchc.edu). UConn Health has partnered with
the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine as part of a major initiative in genomics,
with state-of-the-art and renovated research laboratories.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter indicating research interests, vision
for the department and description of leadership style (maximum of 2 pages) with an up
to date curriculum vitae in a single PDF file to the UConn Health Employment Services
website (Search no. 2017-707) https://jobs.uchc.edu. Please address questions to the
search committee chair, Dr.An thony Vella c/o Shelly Lombardo (neurosciencechair@
uchc.edu). Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
UConn Health is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer,
who encourages Males, Females, Veterans, Minorities and Persons with
Disabilities to apply.
Science Careers Job Fair
at the AAAS Annual Meeting
February 17, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
JOB SEEKERS! Careers
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