The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
Research Faculty (tenured or tenure track)
USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Los Angeles, California
Tenured or Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
The Keck School of Medicine of USC Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery are seeking two faculty members interested in bringing their head and neck cancer research programs to USC. Our goal is to develop a high-impact collaborative research group building upon the existing strengths within the Norris Cancer Center. Therefore, all areas of cancer research related to diseases of the head and neck will be considered. Research approaches can involve either human subjects or animal models. Some representative areas of interest include detection of circulating tumor cells, the identification of biomarkers for the early-detection and post-treatment surveillance of head and neck cancer, translational immunology and immunotherapy, fundamental cancer/head and neck tumor biology, and advanced imaging techniques for primary and metastatic tumor localization.
Necessary qualifications for this position are the ability to conduct significant, federally funded, independent research. Candidates must have a substantial track record of meaningful research, as demonstrated by publication and funding history. A PhD or MD degree is required. The successful candidate must be committed to being an active member of a vibrant and collaborative clinical/research department, and be capable of interacting productively with colleagues, including graduate students, post-docs, residents, other research PIs, and clinicians, with diverse backgrounds and interests. The position will also involve the mentorship of junior faculty members and trainees. The preferred candidate will complement and plan to work synergistically with the existing research strengths within USC.
The principle criterion for appointment in a tenured or tenure-track position is a major commitment to research and teaching. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the candidate.
Apply here and upload Â a brief cover letter, along with your CV, a personal statement of your key research contributions and future research plans (no more than five pages), and a teaching statement that conveys your key teaching accomplishments and philosophy regarding mentorship and teaching (no more than 2 pages). Submissions will be reviewed as received.Â For further inquires, contact:Â Uttam Sinhha firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, the successful candidate will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: REQ20092499
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.