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University of Rochester Professor/Assoc Professor - 218492 in Rochester, New York

Professor/Assoc Professor Job ID 218492

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Pathology & Lab Medicine M&D


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in conjunction with the Wilmot Cancer Institute (WCI) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, in Rochester NY is seeking a senior scientist with a strong cancer-focused research program, to serve as a Vice Chair for Experimental Pathology with a leadership role in WCI. Candidates must hold an MD (or equivalent) and/or PhD. The anticipated rank is Associate Professor or Professor. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest cancer biology and/or functional cancer genomics. WCI research programs focus on cancer genetics and epigenetics, cancer metabolism and stem cells, tumor microenvironment and immunology, leukemia, lymphoma, breast, GI and GU cancers. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of research productivity and continued cancer-focused extramural funding. She/he will have demonstrated ability for leadership and the ability to develop synergistic research programs resulting in expanded success and productivity for a large team of researchers.

The University of Rochester Medical Center is a highly collegial environment with many opportunities for collaboration, particularly with investigators in the James P. Wilmot Cancer Institute, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and other centers of research excellence. The successful candidate will direct his/her own basic or translational research program and will help with the recruitment, development and expansion of a research division with the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine with research strengths in the areas of cancer biology, cardiovascular pathology and musculoskeletal biology. She/he also will contribute to research program development within the Wilmot Cancer Institute.

With more than one million in the metropolitan area, Rochester, NY offers all the cultural, recreational, and educational amenities of a large city, but with nearby open spaces and lakes providing options for lifestyles from urban to rural, all with easy commutes. Rochester has been highly ranked for "quality of life" and recently as one of the "Top 10 U.S. Cities to Raise a Family".

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #218492 at and forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and three references to the Search Committee Chairs, Bruce R. Smoller, M.D., Ph.D., and Hartmut Land Ph.D. c/o Sue Vanthof at

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and, in that spirit, actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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