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Assistant, Associate or Professor in The Markey Cancer Center

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/1/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant, Associate or Professor in The Markey Cancer Center


Requisition Number
FE03870


Working Title

Department Name
7H025:CANCER CENTER-CORE SUPPORT


Work Location
Lexington, KY


Type of Position
Faculty


Position Time Status
Full-Time


Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track


Required Education

MD or PhD



Required Related Experience

Research areas of interest include basic cancer immunotherapy, tumor microenvironment, cancer immuno-genomics, cancer immune-metabolism, population based immuno-omics, immune monitoring & biomarker discovery, cancer vaccines, and systems biology.



Required License/Registration/Certification

NA



Job Summary

The Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is seeking an exceptional candidate for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in tumor immunology. Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD with expertise that complements existing center strengths. Research areas of interest include basic cancer immunotherapy, tumor microenvironment, cancer immuno-genomics, cancer immune-metabolism, population based immuno-omics, immune monitoring & biomarker discovery, cancer vaccines, and systems biology. Competitive start-up funds and faculty salary will be provided, commensurate with level of experience. In addition, wet laboratory space will be provided in the new, open-format, Healthy Kentucky Research Building which house the majority of cancer basic researchers and is in close proximity to state-of-the-art research cores.



The Markey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center on the medical campus of the University of Kentucky. Situated on a campus with all six health profession colleges, the cancer center is located within a vibrant and expanding basic, clinical, and population research community with ample opportunities for collaboration within and across its research programs (see https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/markey-cancer-center/research for more information).



Applications should include a curriculum vita, as well as a cover letter with description of cancer research interests, teaching philosophy, and a discussion of future research plans. Applicants should provide three professional letters of reference. Applications should be submitted online at the links below and will be reviewed by a faculty search committee as applications arrive. Job postings will remain open until the positions are filled. Competitive candidates will receive an invitation to visit the University of Kentucky for an interview.

Link to apply:https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/501750



Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

One or more of basic cancer immunotherapy, tumor microenvironment, cancer immuno-genomics, cancer immune-metabolism, population based immuno-omics, immune monitoring & biomarker discovery, cancer vaccines, and systems biology. Supervision, leadership, technical writing, creative thinking, collaboration



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Yes


Preferred Education/Experience

MD/PhD with a research areas of interest include basic cancer immunotherapy, tumor microenvironment, cancer immuno-genomics, cancer immune-metabolism, population based immuno-omics, immune monitoring & biomarker discovery, cancer vaccines, and systems biology.



Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes


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The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.