Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D, or equivalent, postdoctoral experience, a strong publication record, and a track record of independent research accomplishments. Current extramural funding is preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Collaborate with related clinical and basic science departments in the Upstate Cancer Center with a future vision of achieving NCI-designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center; Provide a leadership role in developing a collaborative research program; Actively pursue grant funding and research opportunities both nationally and internationally; Foster current partnerships and develop new relationships with regional, national and international academia to further enhance the cancer research program; Active involvement with graduate and medical teaching to enhance the quality of the educational program
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.