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Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology & Cancer Biology

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (COM) has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients. In partnership with the UC Health academic healthcare system and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, College of Medicine’s faculty are transforming the world of medicine every day. The Department of Surgery and the Department of Cancer Biology are both top-tier departments with world-renowned faculty and staff. 

 

A full-time faculty position is available at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The rank of the appointment (Assistant/Associate/Professor) is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant.

 

The Departments of Surgery and Cancer Biology, in partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and UC Cancer Center (UCCC), offers a highly collaborative environment that is supported by recent substantial institutional investment in infrastructure and core facilities (http://med.uc.edu/research/core-facilities & https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/research/cores). 

 

The successful candidate will join the Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology and Cancer Biology, a rapidly expanding department with faculty strength in research areas that include pancreas cancer, gastric cancer, gene regulation, autophagy, tumor metabolism, oncogenic signaling and genome integrity. Faculty labs are housed in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, an architecturally notable structure designed by Frank Gehry.


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight.” The University attracts students and faculty from all over the world, and the Department of Cancer Biology boasts a remarkable list of alumni, as well as current and past faculty who have made significant contributions to the field.


This position is located on the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine campus in the exciting and growing city of Cincinnati, Ohio. New developments and projects are abundant in Cincinnati, which offers sports, art, entertainment and more. Cincinnati has been identified as one of the most livable cities in the US, due to its affordable, big city lifestyle.

Essential Functions

Duties include responsibilities for clinical, research and teaching activities for students, residents and fellows and work on basic mechanisms of pancreas/gastrointestinal cancer.

Minimum Requirements

Doctorate Degree in biology, microbiology, or related field

Additional Qualifications Considered

Faculty appointment at the Associate or Professor level must have an outstanding track record in publications and external grant funding.

Application Information

Applicants must complete and submit an online application https://jobs.uc.edu and attach under “Resume/CV” a single pdf document including a CV, summaries of research accomplishments, future research plan, and names of three references.  Interested applicants may also contact the Surgical Oncology Search Committee, c/o Sameer Patel at patel5se@ucmail.uc.edu for further information and/or details regarding the position.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology & Cancer Biology

Date:  Jun 14, 2022
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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