The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has an opening for an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD academic investigator for an Open Rank tenure-track appointment. This individual will join a highly interactive, multidisciplinary group with clinical and basic science research interests. The successful applicant will have acknowledged expertise in cancer biology, particularly cancers of the female reproductive tract. Expertise in pharmacology, toxicology, carcinogenesis, and cellular stress response pathways is preferred. A track record of peer-reviewed funding and publications in leading peer-reviewed journals is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to accomplish impactful research, acquire sustained extramural funding, and teach a variety of learners, including PhD graduate students, postdoctoral research fellows, and others. The selected candidate will have an appointment in the DPLM, will be eligible for membership in the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and will be expected to establish collaborations across departments and campuses as well as nationally.
Education and Experience:
Preference will be given to candidates with established research programs in endometrial cancer (cancer of the epithelial lining of the uterus), preferably in the area of cancer prevention and biomarker discovery. Candidates with experience in studying genetic and environmental influences on cancer susceptibility are preferred. For PhD applicants, fellowship training in translational science is particularly desirable. Experience in/with mouse models of cancer, biomarker discovery in cancer patient blood/tissue samples, and public health research is desired.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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