0132499 Applications are invited for a tenure-stream Assistant Professor-level faculty position at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI). Specifically a PhD scientist working in the area of rbeast cancer biology, prevention and/or treatment. The incumbent will have primary appointment in the Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh. The University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine ranks among the top 10 NIH-funded academic medical centers, and the department is consistently one of the top 10 NIH-funded Departments of Pharmacology. At UPCI, faculty and lab personnel have access to state-of-the-art shared facilities with animal care, microscopy, mass spectrometry, high throughout drug discovery, translational research and clinical pharmacology analytical capabilities. The UPCI laboratories and shared resources are located in the Hillman Cancer Center and Magee-Women's Research Institute. Successful candidates should have a track record of extramurally-supported research grant funding, a strong publication record and excellent communications skills. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
Application Process: Applicants should provide a one-page statement of research objectives, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Maryann Donovan, PhD, MPH ; Associate Director for Research Administration, UPCI ; C/O Lola Thompson; 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 532, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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