Location : Honolulu, HIPerform cancer research focused in gastrointestinal, genitourinary, breast, lung, or skin cancers (cancers of high incidence and with disparities in Hawaii), or cancer immunotherapy. This position will have a key role in advancing the center's research mission with a focus on cancer biology and will have the opportunity to assume a leadership role in the Cancer Center as Co-Leader of the Cancer Biology Program.Pursue an independent line of investigation that is competitive for national grants such as from the National Cancer Institute.Collaborate with faculty members of the UH Cancer Center, the Hawaii Cancer Consortium, other UH departments, and community-based health care providers on research projects, researcher training/mentoring, and other academic activities.Seek collaborative research opportunities where Hawaii has an advantage due to its special multi-ethnic population with disparate outcomes and its unique flora and fauna as sources of anticancer compounds.May supervise postgraduate students (PhD or MS) and participate in graduate level teaching.Perform scholarly activities as assigned.Serve as a role model within the UH Cancer Center, the UH, and in the national or international research, academic, and/or medical community.May assist in the administration of the program and with other related professional and scientific research endeavors.
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Job Number: 2022-00964
Department: University of Hawai'i at Manoa - University of Hawai'i Cancer Center
Opening Date: 07/20/2022
Position Number:: 0084031
Title: Associate or Full Researcher/Professor (Cancer Biologist; Co-Leader Cancer Biology Program)
Position Number: 0084031
Date Posted: 07/20/2022
Closing Date: Continuous
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
This advertisement is for a faculty position, to begin approximately November 2022. This position will be funded by appropriated funds for the initial 2- year appointment; subsequent partial external funding is expected. Continuation of appointment is contingent upon satisfactory performance. 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) for a tenure track position in the Cancer Biology Program. The Cancer Biology program hosts scientists who are at the forefront of cancer research in molecular biology, gene x environment interactions and translational research. Researchers who may interact synergistically with other UHCC researchers, either because of similar research interests or because they contribute expertise in areas that could integrate with current research activities and who have NCI or other National peer reviewed funding, are the ideal candidates. 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 groundbreaking research into the underlying mechanisms driving cancer and to developing novel diagnostics and therapeutics for cancer.
Associate Researcher Duties and Responsibilities:
Researcher Duties and Responsibilities:
Same duties and responsibilities as Associate Researcher but will require greater accountability for more complex projects.Serve as a role model within the UH Cancer Center, the UH, and in the national or international research, academic, and/or medical community.May assist in the administration of the program and with other related professional and scientific research endeavors.
Associate Researcher Minimum Qualifications:
** For Non-MD, four years of effective research with demonstrated increasing professional maturity and independence at the rank of Assistant Researcher or equivalent.** For MD, four years in the rank of Assistant Professor, or four years of other medical experience, or a total of four years of teaching in the rank of Assistant Professor and other medical experience, or one year at the rank of Associate Professor at another medical school of recognized standing.Demonstrated research ability judged competent and adequate for the rank as compared with peers active in the same field at other major research universities.Demonstrated ability to plan and organize research activities; Demonstrated ability in teaching, research, and program administration.A strong research track record with active national peer-reviewed funding in cancer and/or clinical and translational research, with evidence of a sustained extramural funding base.Qualified candidates will have an innovative research program in cancer biology supported by an extensive publication record.Demonstrated ability to serve as a role model for students and junior colleagues, and to effectively meet, interact and confer with others.
Researcher Minimum Qualifications:
** For Non-MD, four years of effective research with demonstrated increasing professional maturity and independence at the rank of Associate Researcher or equivalent.** For MD, four years in the rank of Associate Professor, or ten years of other medical experience, or a total of ten years of teaching in the rank of Associate Professor and other medical experience, or one year at the rank of Professor at another medical school of recognized standing.Demonstrated research productivity which has resulted in significant recognition by the national or international community of scholars active in the same field.Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and/or supervise research activities; Demonstrated ability in teaching, research, and program administration.Demonstrated capacity for independent professional research as shown by participation in the affairs of regional and/or national research groups and/or societies.A strong research track record with active national peer-reviewed funding in cancer and/or clinical and translational research, with evidence of a sustained extramural funding base.Qualified candidates will have an innovative research program in cancer biology supported by an extensive publication record.Demonstrated ability to serve as a role model for students and junior colleagues, and to effectively meet, interact and confer with others.
Leadership experience in professional and scientific research field or branch of learning such as cancer biology, immunotherapy, development of new therapeutics like natural product-based anticancer therapeutics, or making use of multi-ethnic, multicultural, and underserved populations- based research to investigate disparate outcomes.Evidence of research collaborations, such as multi-principal investigator or multi-project extramural funding and collaborative publications.Evidence of commitment to and success in educational programs and mentoring.Service on journal editorial boards and national or international grant review study sections.
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, current curriculum vitae, statement of current and future research interests, names of five (5) professional references with contact information (including email addresses), official transcripts (OR original documentation from the institution confirming degree OR copy of U.S. board certification OR current, unexpired U.S. medical license). Copy of transcript is acceptable in place of U.S. board certification or current U.S. medical license for evaluation purposes but original is required upon hire. (Note: Only complete applications will be considered.)
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