| Position Summary: |
Seeking applicants for a faculty position at the level of Associate Professor or Professor.
Candidates with an MD or MD/PhD are being recruited to lead the lung cancer clinical research program at the UPCI, serve as Co-Leader for the UPCI Lung Cancer Program, and serve as Co-Principle Investigator for the Lung Specialized Program in Research Excellence (SPORE). The incumbent will have primary appointment in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM) and will be a member in the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute that will reflect to their research area of expertise. The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals and will be expected to sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported lung cancer research program. Candidates at the Professor or Associate Professor level with a proven track record in cutting edge clinical and translational research and a strong record of NIH funding, are encouraged to apply. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
Founded in 1985, the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute has consistently been ranked among the top NCI-funded cancer centers and is the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in western Pennsylvania. In collaboration with the UPMC Cancer Center, UPCI offers a highly interactive environment to its community of basic, translational and clinical investigators and provides state-of-the-art shared resources for tissue imaging, high-throughput drug discovery, omics' technologies and pre-clinical and clinical in vivo imaging. With more than 400 research faculty members specializing in disciplines ranging from basic cancer research, cancer prevention and early detection, novel therapy drug discovery and development, to survivorship, and end of life care. UPCI maintains a broad strategy vision and comprehensive approach to understanding and treating cancer.
Application Process: Interested candidates are encouraged to email or mail letter of interest and current CV to: Edward Chu, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology and Deputy Director, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute firstname.lastname@example.org If using email, please include Lung Cancer Faculty Candidate in the subject line. Mail to: Division of Hematology/Oncology UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 5150 Centre Avenue, 5th floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.