Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Assistant Professional Researcher - Prostate Cancer Research (Multiple Positions)
The Department of Urologic Surgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, seeks to recruit for two full-time Professional Researchers with experience in prostate cancer research.
The successful candidate will have a strong record of research accomplishments specifically in molecular mechanisms of cancer progression and studying new approaches for treatment and prevention of prostate cancer. Additionally, candidate should have an innovative research plan. Candidate is expected to garner extramural funding to support their research.
Candidate must possess a Ph.D. degree with at least five years of postdoctoral training in molecular biology or related filed with laboratory research, has experience with prostate cancer research, demonstrated successful and independent record in research creativity in prostate cancer research, ability to show independence and demonstrated productivity, experience with molecular mechanisms of cancer progression and approaches for treatment and prevention of prostate cancer, specifically in areas of steroid sulfatase, taxanes and PARP inhibtors, and Wnt signaling. Candidate will need to have demonstrated commitment to diversity and exhibit excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with administration, trainees, clinicians, faculty in other disciplines, and technical staff. The candidate must show ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment that fosters team science and adhere to policies and procedures.
The Professional Researcher develops and oversees their own independent, creative, and high-quality research program. He/she takes major responsibility and leadership for his/her programs. Generally, the candidate would be expected to secure funding as a Principal Investigator, but may be funded as a co-PI within a large center or collaborative program grant on which many independent investigators are working, as long as it is clear that the activities led by the professional researcher within the larger project constitute his/her own independent research program. Appointees do not have teaching responsibilities.
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that they are legally authorized to work in the United States. The University will not offer sponsorship of a visa for this position.
This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant Rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistance Rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications. Salary and step will be based upon experience and qualifications.
Interested candidates must submit their application online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04282. Please submit (1) Cover Letter, (2) Curriculum Vita, (3) Statement of Research, (4) Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and (5) required 3-5 letters of reference.
For first full consideration, applications must be received by July 30, 2021. The position will remain open until filled, through June 30, 2022.
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