September 8, 2023
Endowed Professor and Vice Chair of Research
University of Rochester Medical Center, Wilmot Cancer Institute
The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Department of Urology is seeking an exceptional and innovative scholar to lead a urologic research program as Endowed Professor and Vice Chair for Research. The position is full-time, with rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.
We are looking for a candidate that is a nationally/internationally respected researcher who has maintained an externally funded and independent research program in the area of urological cancers. Demonstrated experience as a research mentor is required. Expertise in research administration is desired, but not mandatory. Membership and a potential leadership role within the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute is highly encouraged.
The Vice Chair for Research will develop, implement, and monitor a research strategic plan in the Department of Urology. The Vice Chair for Research will also serve as a resource for research methodology, research project planning, and champion a culture of discovery. This individual will mentor urology trainees and other students to ensure sound project planning, execution, data analysis, and publication of results. She or he will work closely with faculty to develop research plans and proposals with an emphasis on future external funding through the identification of funding sources, grant workshops, and collaborative research opportunities.
This individual will provide leadership in the following areas:
- Strategic direction of the departmental research in conjunction with institutional leadership
- Recruitment and oversight of research staff
- Development, maintenance, and circulation of research reports. Departmental service on key committees is expected. Joint appointments with other departments across the University will be available and encouraged.
- PhD or equivalent degree with formal training or credentials in a relevant discipline.
- An actively funded research program in basic, translational, or clinical research designed to directly or indirectly improve urologic health
- A record of scholarly achievement and funding capabilities appropriate to the applicant’s seniority and professional experience.
- Experience in mentoring trainees and/ or junior faculty
- Exceptional organizational and communication skills for work in an interdisciplinary department.
- Demonstrated commitment to recruitment, development, and retention of women and underserved minorities.
The University of Rochester is among the nation’s top research universities, ranking #34 among national universities in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News & World Report of Best Colleges. A private institution founded in 1850, its 12,000 students, including 6,535 undergraduate students, train in over 200 academic programs across 7 schools.
The Wilmot Cancer Institute at the University of Rochester Medical Center is the only multidisciplinary academic cancer center in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. A component of Strong Memorial Hospital, Wilmot provides fully integrated inpatient and outpatient clinical, clinical research and laboratory space for cancer. It features an 86-bed cancer center with 11 outpatient locations. Wilmot offers patients and their families comprehensive services, including one of upstate New York’s largest blood and marrow transplant programs and the Rochester area’s only NAPBC-accredited breast cancer center. Wilmot is home to the region’s first survivorship clinic and offers clinical trials of new therapies and options that may not be available anywhere else upstate. In addition, Wilmot includes a team of scientists who investigate many aspects of cancer, with an emphasis on how best to provide precision cancer care.
For more information, please reach out to Abby Walsh at [email protected], or 314-686-0643.
August 28, 2023
Assistant Professor (In-Residence or Clinical X Series) – Surgeon Scientist
University of California, Davis
Job Reference #: JPF05973
Assistant Professor (In-Residence or Clinical X Series) – Surgeon Scientist The Department of Urologic Surgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, is recruiting for a full-time faculty member in the Professor of Clinical X or In-Residence series at the Assistant Professor rank as a surgeon-scientist who specializes in urologic oncology with a focus in renal cell carcinoma research. Faculty in the Clinical X series are expected to engage in professional competence and activity, teaching, research and creative work, and University/public service. Faculty in the In-Residence series are expected to engage in teaching, independent research and creative work, demonstrate professional competence and activity, and provide University and public service.
EXPECTATIONS The successful candidate will have strong clinical and surgical skills specializing in Urologic Oncology with an interest in developing an academic urologic oncology practice with a research focus on renal cell carcinoma. The candidate would have successfully completed a NCI T32 program by the time of start date. The candidate is expected to pursue a career development award such as a NIH K08 award. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to quality patient care, with continued academic pursuits in teaching and education, strong scholarly and creative activities with innovative research plan, and bring strong interpersonal skills of collaborating across a broad range of medical specialties. The candidate will have teaching responsibilities that include teaching and supervision of various learners such as medical students, residents, fellows, and PA/NP students. Participation in appropriate professional societies and educational organizations is expected as well as providing service to department and school committees to fulfil University and public service and scholarly and creative activity achievements.
The incumbent must foster collegiality and work collaboratively in a diverse environment that fosters team science and multi-disciplinary patient care, adhere to University policies and procedures and be sensitive to the needs of patients from diverse backgrounds.
Rank and step will be based upon experience and qualifications.
This recruitment is conducted at the assistant rank. The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications.
For the full position description and to apply, visit https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05973.
QUALIFICATIONS (Basic qualifications are required at time of application)
Candidates must possess or be eligible for the following:
- M.D. or M.D./Ph.D.
- Completion of accredited Society of Urologic Oncology fellowship
- Board certification/eligibility in Urology
- Eligible for full and unrestricted medical licensure in the State of California
- Strong clinical and surgical skills in urologic oncology
- Strong innovative research plan and interest in urologic oncology research
- Demonstrated evidence of professional and/or scholarly achievement and activity
- Demonstrated ability or potential to establish and sustain extramurally funded research.
- Evidence of teaching experience in a diverse environment
- The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that they are legally authorized to work in the United States. The University will not offer sponsorship of a visa for this position.
- Completion of an NIH T32 training program
- Strong research disciplinary focus in renal cell carcinoma.
- Excellence in research that complements or extends existing research strengths in the School of Medicine and the potential to attract extramural funding.
For the full position description and to apply, visit https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF05973 . This position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2024. Qualified applicants should upload a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Accomplishments, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and 3-5 professional contact information.
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August 23, 2023
Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Prostate Cancer Biology/Tumor Immunology
Medical College of Wisconsin
A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Dev Karan in the Department of Pathology conducting research on projects in the areas of molecular cellular biology of prostate cancer. Our laboratory has multiple exciting directions related to tumor immunology, immunotherapy, and molecular characterization of prostate cancer cell biology, emphasizing understanding the therapeutic targeting of prostate cancer. The successful candidate will support understanding the molecular basis of androgen receptor targeting via genetic and epigenetic events and the impact on the immunobiology of prostate cancer. The postdoctoral candidate will possess molecular, cellular biology, and microscopy skills. The position will require the use of cell culture, molecular biology tools for siRNA and gene expression studies, RNA and ChIP-Seq technologies, and confocal microscopy. In addition, the candidate should be self-motivated to work independently and collaboratively.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Plan, design and execute research studies, procedures, and protocols.
- Coordinate research study activities, lead and manage projects, and participate in discovery projects.
- Oversee organization, synthesis, and analysis of data and findings.
- Prepare scientific reports, outcome findings, and scientific manuscripts.
- Participate in meetings with the principal investigator and research staff in which you will evaluate/interpret the validity of data, develop methodologies, and design and evaluate lab procedures.
- May oversee the work of laboratory personnel, including training and development, as well as daily work direction, delegation, and establishing priorities. There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to this position.
Minimum Required Education
PhD in a scientific field related to Life Sciences, Molecular Cellular Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Cancer biology, or Tumor Immunology.
Prior experience in tumor immunology/immunotherapy with live animals or experience in mouse models related to cancer is a plus. The applicant is required to conduct research activities lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures, and regulations and to train students/ technologists when necessary.
Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae and three references to Dr. Dev Karan ([email protected]), Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.
June 1, 2023
Basic Science Faculty Position in Urology
Stanford Medicine Department of Urology
Palo Alto, CA
We are pleased to announce that the Department of Urology is recruiting a full-time basic science research faculty member committed to the development of a research program in the following fields: imaging science, image-guided therapy, biomedical engineering, and/or molecular, developmental, stem cell biology with relevance to urological cancer and benign urological diseases. This position is at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The Department of Urology is committed to advancing the fundamental basic science of urological diseases and to translating these discoveries for improving human health care. Stanford University and the Department of Urology have made substantial commitments towards the expansion of the department’s research program, including new space at the Stanford Research Park.
Appointments will be in the University Tenure Line or Non-Tenure Line (Research). The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-Tenure Line (Research) is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists. Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Qualified candidates will have appropriate education and training backgrounds (e.g. Ph.D. and/or M.D., and postdoctoral fellowship) in relevant biological and engineering disciplines, and demonstrated potential or a proven track record of publications, and extramural funding. A history of successful collaboration with clinical colleagues is highly desired. The faculty will be expected to work closely with clinician colleagues in urology and related fields to formulate novel research directions and collaborations to advance urological sciences.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
Please submit your curriculum vitae and a candidate statement describing your clinical, teaching, and research activities and interests. The Urology Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.
The expected base pay range for this position is:
Assistant Professor: $177,000 – $195,000
Associate Professor: $209,000 – $233,000
Professor: $255,000 – $355,000
This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.
Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.
Interested candidates can contact Joseph Liao, MD, Professor of Urology and Search Committee Chair with any questions via Dana Nelson at [email protected].
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