Candidates with an MD or MD/PhD are being recruited to lead and/or be members of the Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer; Melanoma, and Breast and Gynecologic Oncology clinical and translational research programs in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and in the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). The incumbent will have a primary appointment in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM) and will be a member of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Candidates at the Professor or Associate Professor level should have a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals and will be expected to sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported research program. These candidates should have a proven track-record in cutting-edge clinical and translational research and a strong track-record of NIH or other peer-reviewed funding. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should have at least 1-3 years of faculty experience in clinical care and be committed to developing an academic career in clinical and translational research. The professorial rank as well as salary and benefits will be commensurate with the level of experience. Founded in 1985, the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute has consistently been ranked among the top NCI-funded cancer centers and is the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in western Pennsylvania. In collaboration with the UPMC Cancer Center, UPCI offers a highly interactive environment to its community of basic, translational and clinical investigators and provides state-of-the-art shared resource for tissue imaging, high-throughput drug discovery, 'omics' technologies and pre-clinical and clinical in vivo imaging. With more than 400 research faculty members specializing in disciplines ranging from basic cancer research, cancer prevention and early detection, novel therapy drug discovery and development, to survivorship, and end of life care. UPCI maintains a broad strategic vision and comprehensive approach to understanding and treating cancer. "The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/ F/Vets/ Disable" Interested candidates are encouraged to email or mail a letter of interest and current CV to: Edward Chu, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology and Deputy Director, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute firstname.lastname@example.org If using email, please include: "Faculty Candidate" in the subject line. Mail to: Division of Hematology/Oncology UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 5150 Centre Avenue, 5th floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 "The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/ F/Vets/ Disable" The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
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Internal Number: 18001962
About University of Pittsburgh
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.