Assistant Professor / Associate Professor
Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree (or equivalent) with three years of postdoctoral research experience or faculty appointment at an academic institution. Experience in basic and/or translational cancer research. Record of grant support at national level.
Focus on immunotherapy in biomedical cancer research. History of obtaining RO1 level federal cancer research support. Teaching experience for PhD students. Interactions with radiobiology with in vivo and invitro experimentation.
Responsibilities & Requirements
Tenure track faculty position in Cancer Research and Radiobiology.
The Department of Radiation Oncology and Stony Brook Cancer Center in the School of Medicine at Stony Brook University invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant/Associate or full Professor. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree (or equivalent) and have at least three years of postdoctoral research experience or faculty appointment at an academic institution. Ideal candidates will be those with experience in basic and/or translational cancer research, potentially including mechanisms of tumor aggression, tumor immunotherapeutics diagnostic or prognostic biomarkers, or other areas that impact radiation oncology. Applicants using immunological approaches in their research are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will establish a vigorous extramural research program that complements existing areas of expertise within the Department and the Stony Brook Cancer Center, participate in the educational mission of the graduate and medical school, and provide service to the Cancer Center as the Director of Research in the Department of Radiation Oncology. The successful candidate will also be given a joint academic appointment in an appropriate department.
The Department and Cancer Center provide a highly interactive scientific community, with research programs highlighted by cancer lipids and metabolomics, oncogenic drivers of carcinogenesis, biomedical informatics, neuroinflammation, radiation modulatory effects on the tumor immune microenvironment, and imaging as enhanced with the recent installation of a cyclotron in the new Cancer Center building. The position offers competitive start-up support and salary, quality research space, and a dynamic intellectual environment. Stony Brook University maintains state-of-the-art core facilities and provides support in a number of areas including advanced microscopy and animal imaging, flow cytometry and cell sorting, genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, bioinfmatics and animal facility, and is equipped with an animal BSL-3 containment core facility. The medical school has pre-doctoral and MSTP training grants and a broad infrastructure for research investigation. With a recent very large gift, Stony Brook University is embarking on a transformational expansion of the biomedical research enterprise. Diverse opportunities for collaborative research on campus also include the Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology, the Center for Structural Biology, the Institute for Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery, and the interactive Computer Science and Applied Mathematics Departments.
Stony Brook University is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. The climate is mild and the local public schools are excellent, making Stony Brook area a desirable place to live. Our 1,100-acre campus has more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, and 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of the nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University is also located close to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory with which it interacts through graduate program training and faculty collaborations. The Stony Brook area is developing a major high technology area of small business firms and offers numerous employment opportunities.
This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
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Samuel Ryu, MD, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology
Deputy Director, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Professor, Radiation Oncology, Neurosurgery, Pharmacological Science
Attn: Robin Avidor
Stony Brook Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology
101 Nicolls Rd
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8328
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Official Job Title: Assistant Professor / Associate Professor
Campus: Health Sciences Center
Department: Radiation Oncology
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 02/20/2018
Posting End Date: 03/22/2018
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