Emory University Faculty Position - Cancer Biology Scientist in atlanta, Georgia

Description

The Winship Cancer Institute and the Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine invite applications for a full-time tenure-track/tenured position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Areas of research emphasis include, but are not restricted to, studies of DNA repair and genetic instability, radiation/radiotherapy, and immune therapy. Studies may encompass basic or translational science. Candidates should hold a PhD and/or MD degree. Assistant Professor candidates should demonstrate outstanding potential and a compelling vision for an extramurally funded research program. Associate and Full Professor candidates should have a track record of extramural funding and outstanding research accomplishments. A competitive year-round salary and an attractive start-up package will be provided.

The Winship Cancer Institute is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Department of Radiation Oncology is ranked sixth in the nation in NIH funding. The Department faculty is distributed among Divisions of Cancer Biology, Medical Physics, and Clinical Affairs. Current research areas include DNA repair and DNA damage signaling, experimental therapeutics, cancer stem cells, cancer metabolism, and biological effects of heavy particle and space radiation. The Department operates multiple clinical sites in greater Atlanta area, with the 5-room Emory Proton Therapy center scheduled to open late 2018. More information about the Department and the Winship Cancer Institute may be found at.

The Emory University School of Medicine is committed to developing a diverse group of innovative leaders and trainees in biomedical science, public health, medical education, and clinical care. The school is ranked among the top 20 in the US based on NIH funds received. It is located in Atlanta, Georgia, a diverse city with vigorous technology and biomedical sectors, multiple universities and colleges, rich cultural opportunities, and extensive parks and green space.

Applications should include the following four elements:

  • Cover letter addressed to Walter J. Curran, MD, Department Chair

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Vision statement for development of an extramurally funded research program

  • Names and contact information for three or more references

Additional Details

Questions about the Department and its scientific environment may be addressed to search committee co-chairs, David S. Yu, MD, PhD () or William S. Dynan, PhD (). Questions about the application process or application status may be addressed to Pamela Dilworth ().

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Job Number 24376

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Rad Onc: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with radioactive materials or devices.

Required Documents Cover letter, List of References, Research Statement

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322