Location: Notre Dame, Indiana Open Date: Sep 17, 2020 Deadline:
Description:As part of a campus-wide initiative associated with the Harper Cancer Research Institute (http://HarperCancer.nd.edu/), we seek an Endowed Chair in Cancer Biology at the level of tenured Professor. Individuals engaged in basic and translational cancer research are encouraged to apply. A demonstrated record of collaborative and interdisciplinary research is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of Biological Sciences (https://biology.nd.edu/) and will be expected to have a vigorous extramurally supported research program, participate in collaborations within and across disciplines, and contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Key research facilities include the AAALAC-accredited Freimann Animal Facility, Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility, Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Facility, Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility, Warren Family Research Center for Drug Discovery and Development, Eck Institute for Global Health, Center for Research Computing, Keck Center for Transgene Research, Center for Zebrafish Research, and the Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases. Additional information can be found at http://research.nd.edu/core-facilities/. The Harper Cancer Research Institute represents a collaboration between the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend (http://medicine.iu.edu/southbend) and the University is also engaged in the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (I-CTSI) partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis) and Purdue University. The position includes competitive salary, start-up funding and laboratory space, and potentially, an ancillary junior tenure-track faculty position. Interested candidates may address confidential inquiries to Dr. M. Sharon Stack, Director of the Harper Cancer Research Institute via email (email@example.com) or Dr. Jason Rohr, Chair of Biological Sciences (firstname.lastname@example.org).
At the time of formal application, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan, and statement of teaching interests and experience will be required by applying to http://apply.interfolio.com/78933. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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