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Associate/Full Professor - Cancer Biology Program

University of Hawai'i Cancer Center, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

June 8, 2021
Associate/Full Professor – Tenure/Tenure Track
Cancer Biology Program
University of Hawaii at Mānoa

The University of Hawaii Cancer Center (UHCC; an NCI Designated Cancer Center) is seeking an established investigator with research focused in gastrointestinal, genitourinary, breast, lung, or skin cancers (cancers of high incidence and with disparities in Hawaii), or cancer immunotherapy for a tenure track position in the Cancer Biology Program. Applicants are sought at the Associate/Full Professor (Researcher) level. Opportunities for leadership positions are available.  Qualified candidates will have an innovative research program in cancer biology or cancer immunology supported by an extensive publication record. Applicants are further expected to have broad, multidisciplinary expertise across many aspects of oncology. Candidates should have peer-reviewed funding. UHCC provides highly competitive recruitment packages including laboratory space in the beautiful new Cancer Center building, start-up funding, and salary. Among the many core facilities and equipment available are ones supporting Genomics and Bioinformatics, Single Cell Genomics, Metabolomics, Analytical Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Pathology, Drug Discovery, Flow Cytometry and Microscopy. Opportunities and infrastructure are also available for translational research. The successful candidate will join a team of diverse and dynamic researchers devoted to ground breaking research into the underlying mechanisms driving cancer and to developing novel diagnostics and therapeutics for cancer.

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PhD, MD, or PhD/MD degree in a relevant scientific field (e.g. immunology, molecular biology, cancer biology, molecular oncology)
Four years in the rank of Assistant Professor, oncology

Track record of cutting-edge research with an outstanding record of scientific accomplishments as evidenced by publications in top-tier journals
Demonstrated track record of cancer focused research
At least 5 years of experience in basic or translational research either in an academic and/or industry setting and sustained federal research funding