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Assistant/Associate/Professor - Cancer Biology

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Date: Jan 2, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


(Faculty Position - Final Rank/Title commensurate with experience)

Department of Cancer Biology

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine


The College of Medicine, Department of Cancer Biology at the University of Cincinnati is seeking highly qualified researchers to fill faculty positions.  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 Department of Cancer Biology, in partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and UC Cancer Institute, offers a highly collaborative environment that is supported by recent substantial institutional investment in infrastructure and core facilities.


The successful candidate will join the Department of Cancer Biology, a rapidly expanding department with faculty strength in research areas that include tumor metabolism and autophagy, oncogenic signaling, hormone receptor biology, and genome integrity. Faculty labs are housed in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, an architecturally notable structure designed by Frank Gehry. For more information, visit


Qualifications:   Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree(s) and work on basic mechanisms of cancer in areas complementing the existing strengths of the department. We invite applications from candidates with postdoctoral experience and a substantial publication record in breast, brain, lung, pancreatic, prostate or other cancers. Our broad areas of interest include: the tumor microenvironment, anti-tumor immunity, tumor metabolism, cancer cell-intrinsic signaling pathways, cancer epigenetics, bioinformatics and cancer metastasis. Successful candidates appointed at the Associate or Professor level must have an outstanding track record in publications and external grant funding. 


Application Process:  Applicants must complete and submit an official application at (Posting 14583) and must include a single document attachment including a CV, summaries of research accomplishments and research plan (1 page each), and names of three references.  Interested applicants may also contact the Cancer Biology Search Committee, c/o Cara Kramer at for further information and/or details regarding the position.


University of Cincinnati:   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.


Benefits Include

• Access to one of America’s most livable cities, ranked 5th on Forbes’ 2015 list of Most Affordable Cities

• Outstanding salary and benefits, as well as a competitive start-up package

• Relocation available

• Substantial retirement savings plan




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.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 14583


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