The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute has established the Tumor Microenvironment Center as a trans-disciplinary center within a large, well-funded and interactive community investigating mechanisms of tumor progression, immune escape, and virus-associated or genetically-driven cancers. We seek a candidate for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. An outstanding Immunology Graduate Training Program, program projects grants, training grants and a long-standing seminar series support close interactions among basic and clinical immunologists. The University of Pittsburgh is located in the heart of Pittsburgh, a safe, progressive, and affordable city. The University offers an exciting research community that ranks in the top 5% of the National Institutes of Health-funded institutions. Salary and benefits will be highly competitive. The individual to be recruited to this position will have an outstanding graduate and postgraduate training. He/she will be expected to develop high impact research programs investigating fundamental issues related to the tumor microenvironment with a strong translational focus that may include, but are not limited to, cellular and molecular immunology, cancer biology, cell/stromal biology and computational/systems biology. He/she may have already been awarded independently funded research programs that can be transferred to the University of Pittsburgh. This individual may also have progressive involvement in the teaching and training of graduate and medical students.
Application Process: Interested candidates should send a CV, brief description of research interests, and contact information for three references to: Ms. Barb Beatty, Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Room E1000B Biomedical Science Tower, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261 412-624-7935 EEO /AA/M/F/ VETS / DISABLED
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