Physician-Scientists and Basic Scientists in Cancer Biology Assistant Professor-Yale Cancer Center
Yale University/Yale Cancer Center
Location: New Haven, Connecticut
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commiserate with experience
College / University
3 openings available.
Internal Number: 202207-990, 202204-916
Yale Cancer Center
Physician-Scientists and Basic Scientists in Cancer Biology
Yale Cancer Center invites applications for physician-scientists and basic scientists in cancer biology for appointment at the Assistant Professor level or beyond (commensurate with experience).Applicants should have an exceptional track record of scientific innovation, and a track record of securing extramural funding would be viewed favorably. We seek candidates with laboratory-based research programs focused on understanding key mechanisms in cancer biology and translating this understanding into novel therapeutic and diagnostic approaches. New faculty will be supported with competitive start-up packages and generous laboratory space, plus access to laboratory animal facilities and a wide range of state-of-the-art core facilities. Successful candidates are expected to initiate and maintain vigorous, independent, extramurally funded research programs, to participate in the Cancer Center’s interdisciplinary oncology research programs, and to contribute to training medical and graduate students as well as postdoctoral and clinical fellows. Yale Cancer Center is dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and provides a unique environment for conducting innovative basic, translational, population, and clinical research. Successful candidates will be full members of either the Center for Molecular & Cellular Oncology (primarily for physician-scientists) or the Yale Cancer Biology Institute (primarily for basic scientists) and if they have clinical activities, will also join one of the clinical divisions of Yale Cancer Center. Basic scientists will have an appointment in one of the basic science departments in the School of Medicine.
Yale values diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, members of groups that are underrepresented in medicine, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans.
Review of applications will begin immediately and should be submitted before March 15th to receive full consideration. Application materials, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of current research activities and future research goals (limit 2 pages), a brief (1 page) statement describing your career vision, a one-page statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion, and 3 letters of reference should be submitted electronically to: apply.interfolio.com/119912.
Yale University School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Yale Cancer Center combines a tradition of innovative cancer treatment and quality care for our patients. A National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center for over 45 years, Yale Cancer Center is one of only 54 Centers in the nation.Comprehensive cancer centers play a vital role in the advancement of the NCI’s goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer through scientific research, cancer prevention, and innovative cancer treatment.The physicians, nurses, scientists, and staff at Yale Cancer Center are leaders in cancer research and care. Cancer treatment for patients is available at Smilow Cancer Hospital through multidisciplinary teams who work together to make sure that every aspect of a patient’s treatment plan is well managed. Smilow Cancer Hospital is accredited by the Commission on Cancer, a Quality program of the American College of Surgeons.Yale Cancer Center is a collaboration between nationally and internationally renowned scientists and physicians at Yale School of Medicine and Smilow Cancer Hospital. This partnership enables the Center to provide the best approaches for prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment for cancer.