Georgetown University School of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics and Oncology invites highly qualified applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with competitive salary, spacious research facilities, and substantial start-up funds.
We seek a physician-scientist to conduct research in oncology and develop independent research programs supported by peer-reviewed grant funding. Limited participation in teaching for the School of Medicine and the Tumor Biology graduate program are required for promotion. The faculty member is also expected to demonstrate service beneficial to the Department, University, and the scientific community. Clinical practice time is required in order to develop as a well-rounded physician-scientist, however research time will be carefully protected. Mentorship by physician-scientists will be provided to assure a successful academic path.
All applicants must have a M.D. degree (or equivalent, and board-certified/board eligible) and at least three years of postdoctoral experience. Ph.D. is optional depending on research experience. The area of research should complement existing departmental strengths in cancer biology including, transcription regulation, splicing mechanisms, signal transduction, protein biochemistry, and molecular mechanisms of metastasis. Expertise in pediatric tumor models is helpful but not required as candidates with strong research programs in developmental biology, oncogenesis, therapeutics, or the biophysical sciences will be considered. Evidence of past high quality research is required. Preference will be given to candidates interested and able to investigate small molecule-protein interactions for therapeutic development. The candidate needs to show potential for extramural funding and publication in scientific journals.
Salary will be commensurate with education, experience and established School of Medicine guidelines. Effective Date of Appointment: After July 1, 2019, as late as October 31, 2019.
Application Deadline: October 1, 2018 or until filled.
Applicants should submit (i) curriculum vitae, (ii) description of research, (iii) areas of clinical practice, (iv) teaching interests, and (v) arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to (email is preferred):
Jeffrey A. Toretsky, M.D.
Department of Oncology and Pediatrics
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
3970 Reservoir Rd, NW
New Research Building, Room E316
Washington, DC 20007
Listed below are the requirements mentioned in the description:
M.D. Degree (or equivalent, and board-certified/board eligible).
At least three years of Postdoctoral experience (Ph.D is optional depending on research experience).
The area of research should complement existing departmental strengths in cancer biology including, transcription regulation, splicing mechanisms, signal transduction, protein biochemistry, and molecular mechanisms of metastasis.
Expertise in pediatric tumor models is helpful (not required).
Evidence of past high quality research is required.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be commensurate with education, experience and established by the Georgetown University School of Medicine guidelines.
Internal Number: 3970
About Georgetown University
My name is Dr. Jeffrey Toretsky and I work as Division Chief of the Pediatric Adolescent and Young Adult Hematology/Oncology and a Principal Investigator for the Molecular Oncology program here at Georgetown University's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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