Assistant or Associate Professor, Cancer Biology

Job description

Assistant or Associate Professor

  • Employment Type: Faculty
  • Location: Health Science Campus - College of Medicine & Life Sciences
  • Department: Dept. of Cancer Biology
  • Requisition ID: req491
  • Position Control Number (PCN): 935197
  • Posting Period: Open until Filled
  • Position Description

    Applications are being accepted for multiple tenure-track faculty at the Assistant/Associate Professor level scientists working at the cellular and/or molecular level on topics relevant to cancer biology and experimental therapeutics to expand and complement the current strengths of the department.

    Candidates will have a substantial record of research accomplishments and be directly responsible for increasing grant funding from NIH or othernational agencies.  They will also contribute to graduate and medical education.



    Ph.D. or M.D. degree with impressive postdoctoral research accomplishments, required

    Minimum 3-4 years research experience in cancer biology at the cellular and/or molecular level on topics relevant to cancer biology and  experimental therapeutics, required
    Three or more high quality publications, required
    Ability to collaborate with one or more existing faculty members in the department, required
    Ability to lead a laboratory team and work in a collegial manner with departmental personnel, required
    Applicants at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor are required to have significant grant funding from NIH or other national agencies

    Strong potential to compete for additional extramural funding, required

    Active grant support preferred for Assistant Professor applicants

    Communication and other skills:

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, required

    Working Conditions:

    Will be expected to work in an academic office, classroom and research environment.  The latter may entail working with chemicals of varying toxicity, biohazards, animals, radioactive material, human cells/tissues and microorganisms.  Must be willing and able to comply with all UT policies and procedures governing human resources, teaching and research.


    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Academic Services Center, Suite 1000 on the Scott Park Campus or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 8/29/2019
    Application Due: 1/28/2021
    Work Type: Full Time