Tumor Immunologist - Greenebaum Cancer Center - (1600011N)
The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction that places it in the top tier of cancer centers throughout the country. Located on the medical campus of the University of Maryland at Baltimore, UMGCCC brings together expert researchers and clinicians from the University of Maryland School of Medicine to collaborate on preventing, detecting, and treating cancer. As part of an academic medical community, UMGCCC integrates cutting-edge cancer treatment with leadership in cancer research and a commitment to medical education.
The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking an established investigator to serve as Tumor Immunologist within the UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC). The goal of the Tumor Immunologist is to build and maintain and independent a federally funded (NIH, etc.) research program, consistent with UMGCCC and School of Medicine long-term goals. S/he will develop and sustain ongoing collaborative relationships with other laboratories and research leadership throughout the center and the School of Medicine. In addition, this individual will assist in the recruitment of faculty, staff, and educators whose backgrounds will further contribute to development of inquiry and translational investigation within the UMGCCC.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other basic science research faculty and clinicians within the center. S/he will work to ensure that medical and graduate students, oncology residents and fellows are exposed to a robust and relevant basic science didactic curriculum. The successful candidate will be asked to increase the clinical relevance of the center's research tumor immunology portfolio by increasing the involvement of the clinical faculty in the center's basic research program. The Tumor Immunologist will be a senior member of the UMGCCC Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy research program which was rated outstanding to exceptional in the 2016 NCI site visit review.
If interested please contact:
Judy Kliethermes Senior Consultant Grant Cooper firstname.lastname@example.org 314.449.1583
PhD or MD / PhD is required.
Strong history of federal grant support, including funding through NIH.
Accomplished academic record sufficient to fulfill the University of Maryland criteria for associate professor or professor level faculty appointment.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-7171, Monday – Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Organization: SOM Centers/Programs/ORCs
Job Posting: Sep 13, 2016
Internal Number: 35860
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.