• Faculty Position - Cancer Biology Scientist

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    SOM: Rad Onc: Admin
    Location : Name
    Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with radioactive materials or devices.
    Required Documents
    Cover letter, List of References, Research Statement
  • Description

    The Winship Cancer Institute and the Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine invite applications for a full-time tenure-track/tenured position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Areas of research emphasis include, but are not restricted to, studies of DNA repair and genetic instability, radiation/radiotherapy, and immune therapy. Studies may encompass basic or translational science. Candidates should hold a PhD and/or MD degree. Assistant Professor candidates should demonstrate outstanding potential and a compelling vision for an extramurally funded research program. Associate and Full Professor candidates should have a track record of extramural funding and outstanding research accomplishments. A competitive year-round salary and an attractive start-up package will be provided.


    The Winship Cancer Institute is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Department of Radiation Oncology is ranked sixth in the nation in NIH funding. The Department faculty is distributed among Divisions of Cancer Biology, Medical Physics, and Clinical Affairs. Current research areas include DNA repair and DNA damage signaling, experimental therapeutics, cancer stem cells, cancer metabolism, and biological effects of heavy particle and space radiation. The Department operates multiple clinical sites in greater Atlanta area, with the 5-room Emory Proton Therapy center scheduled to open late 2018. More information about the Department and the Winship Cancer Institute may be found at www.winshipcancer.emory.edu.


    The Emory University School of Medicine is committed to developing a diverse group of innovative leaders and trainees in biomedical science, public health, medical education, and clinical care. The school is ranked among the top 20 in the US based on NIH funds received. It is located in Atlanta, Georgia, a diverse city with vigorous technology and biomedical sectors, multiple universities and colleges, rich cultural opportunities, and extensive parks and green space.


    Applications should apply online and include the following four elements:

    • Cover letter addressed to Walter J. Curran, MD, Department Chair
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Vision statement for development of an extramurally funded research program
    • Names and contact information for three or more references

    Questions about the Department and its scientific environment may be addressed to search committee co-chairs, David S. Yu, MD PhD (david.sungwen.yu@emory.edu) or William S. Dynan, PhD (wdynan@emory.edu).


    Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


    Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


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