Basic Cancer Research Faculty, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, celebrating its 27th year as a leading center for cancer research, is recruiting outstanding basic science faculty at the Assistant, Associate and Professor levels to join established programs in Molecular and Cellular Cancer Biology, Cancer Virology, and Cancer Immunology. These programs are internationally recognized for breakthrough research in genome stability, cellular responses to stress, cell death pathway, cancer virus discovery, viral contributions to cancer, cancer immunology and the tumor microenvironment, cancer immunotherapy and cancer immunoprevention. Successful candidates will have an exceptional scientific research record and will join in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions that are commensurate with prior training and experience. A competitive salary and research start-up package will be provided, as well as laboratory and office space within the state-of-the-art Hillman Cancer Center or Magee-Womens Research Institute. Located in the city of Pittsburgh (routinely ranked as one of the top most livable and affordable U.S. cities), Hillman (previously known as the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute) is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with 344 members; 10 research programs in basic, translational , clinical, and population sciences ; 13 shared resources that receive funding from our NCI Cancer Center Support Grant; and an FY17 institutional funding base of nearly $157 million. In FY16, the University of Pittsburgh ranked #5 in overall NIH funding. Hillman Cancer Center serves a catchment area of 29 Western Pennsylvania counties and provides unique opportunities to collaborate with clinical and translational research programs involved in cancer patient care. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated on an ongoing basis, following the receipt of all required materials. The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employer. Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center c/o Lola Thompson, 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 500 Pittsburgh, PA 15232 To apply for a position, please send your curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of your research plans (together with recommendations) to Hillman Director Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, care of firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated on an ongoing basis, following the receipt of all required materials. The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employer. Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center c/o Lola Thompson, 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 500 Pittsburgh, PA 15232 The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.