Assistant/Associate Professor, Pancreatic Cancer Research

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Pancreatic Cancer Research

  • Employment Type: Faculty - Regular
  • Employee Class: Faculty Full Time 12 Mth HSC
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 0800 - 1700
  • Location: HSC College
  • Department: Dept. of Cancer Biology
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Travel: Yes
  • Weekend/Holiday: Yes
  • Requisition ID: req1407
  • Position Control Number (PCN): 994347
  • Posting Period: 12/4/19
  • Position Description

    Applications are invited for an endowed chair faculty position in pancreatic cancer research at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at the University of Toledo, College of Medicine and Life Sciences.  We are specifically seeking an outstanding scientist whose research focuses on pancreatic cancer, ideally PDAC.  The  University of Toledo, College of Medicine and Life Sciences has been experiencing a phase of growth and expansion with its precision cancer research and treatment initiatives, offering opportunities for translational cancer research and collaborations with physician scientists at both the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center and ProMedica Health Systems.
    Candidates are expected to have a substantial record of research accomplishments, active grant funding, and willingness to contribute to graduate and medical education. State of the art laboratory spaces and generous start-up funds will be provided.   

    Qualifications:

    Education/experience/licensing:
    -Ph.D. or M.D. degree with impressive research accomplishments is required
    -Minimum 3-4 years research experience at the cellular and/or molecular level on topics relevant to cancer biology and experimental therapeutics is required
    -High quality publications are required
    -Ability to collaborate with one or more existing faculty members in the department is required
    -Ability to lead a laboratory team and to work in a collegial manner with departmental personnel are required
    -A substantial record of research accomplishments, active grant funding, and willingness to contribute to graduate and medical education are required
    -Strong potential to compete for additional extramural funding is required

    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.


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    Posted: 1/17/2020
    Application Due: 1/12/2021
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