Asst/Assoc/Full Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, College of Medicine

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Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology is undergoing a major expansion and is seeking faculty candidates to fill faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor level in the broad area of cancer basic research. This recruitment is part of a significant investment made under the stewardship of John C. Byrd, MD, Chair of Department of Internal Medicine, to serve our academic mission and to achieve NCI-designation.


This recruitment focuses on three main programmatic areas:

1. Immuno-oncology.

2. Identification of novel therapeutic targets and/or mechanisms of drug resistance

3. Outcomes and disparities research


We predominantly seek candidates focusing their research on head and neck cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, and leukemia, as these research areas align closely with clinical programs.


The division has strong collaborative ties with other divisions in the Department of Internal Medicine, the Department of Cancer Biology, the Department of Environmental Sciences, and the College of Pharmacy. The environment is collegial, collaborative, and interdisciplinary. Our combined faculty currently has strengths in signal transduction, ferroptosis, lipidomics, metabolomics, mouse cancer modeling, autophagy, mitochondrial dynamics, cellular stress response pathways, novel cancer treatments, resistance to targeted therapy, tumor immunobiology, pharmaceutics, and pharmacokinetics. Disease interests span from solid tumors, hematologic malignancies, cancer prevention, and cancer control. In addition, ample opportunities exist at the university for access to resources in immunobiology, laboratory medicine, transfusion medicine, cellular therapy and cancer biology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, the Hoxworth Blood Center, and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Essential Functions

This full-time faculty research position will require the candidate to lead a cancer research team. Essential functions include the planning of research programs, the design and interpretation of experiments, training and mentoring of trainees and seeking extramural funding with grants and research contracts. The research team may include research associates, undergraduate or graduate students and/or post-doctoral fellows.


Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree

Required Experience

Post-doctoral experience with a record of funding appropriate to their career stage (i.e., K99, K23, R01 or equivalent awards) and a scholarly record to support and maintain an independent research program funded by extramural grant support.  Applicants with interest in associate or full professor positions require evidence of peer reviewed funding (two or more active R01 or equivalent grants).

Additional Information

Application material, including a cover letter explaining career plans, a curriculum vitae, and three names of references should be addressed to Pier Paolo Scaglioni, MD, Director, Division of Hematology and Oncology and submitted electronically to

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

    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.


    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).


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    REQ: 94874


    Asst/Assoc/Full Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, College of Medicine

    Date:  Jun 6, 2024

    Cincinnati, OH, US

    Facility:  Main Campus

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

    Job Segment: Internal Medicine, Cancer Research, Oncology, Hematology, Healthcare, Research