Faculty Positions in Cancer Research


The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (KCC), an NCI-designated Cancer Center in Philadelphia, under the direction of Dr. Richard G. Pestell, is seeking outstanding, established investigators for several tenured/tenure-track positions at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.


Qualified candidates will have an advanced degree, a strong record of independent scientific accomplishments, and a solid extramural funding base. An active program in cancer research that integrates with existing SKCC programs is also an important criterion for faculty candidates. Existing programs include cancer genetics and epigenetics, growth control, cellular signaling, tumor immunology and virology, apoptosis and angiogenesis.


Successful applicants will be provided with a highly competitive package of laboratory space, start-up funding, and salary. As an NCI-designated Cancer Center, SKCC provides extensive research support through multiple shared resources, including small molecule, genomic and proteomic platforms.


Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae including current and past funding, a statement of research accomplishments and future directions, and the names of three references.


Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis and should be submitted via email to: Dr. Steven McMahon, Chair, Committee for Faculty Recruitment, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University.



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