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Senior Cancer Biologist - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Company: University of Missouri School of Medicine & MU Hea
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Cancer Biologist - ProfessorAll RanksTenured-Tenure TrackThe University of Missouri School of Medicine (MU SOM) is seeking an innovative and motivated Senior Cancer Biologist to further develop and foster our basic science cancer research program. We are seeking a candidate that possesses the initiative to lead our research program to the next level of excellence - achieving National Cancer Institute (NCI) cancer center designation.The successful candidate will possess a PhD and post-doctoral experience in areas focused on or related to cancer research. Priority consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated track record of obtaining extramural NIH/NCI funding and those with the drive to lead our cancer-focused basic science program into national prominence.Looking to the future, we have recently made a huge investments in research, particularly in the fields of cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, and neurosciences. For example, the is a $220 million, 265,000 square-foot research facility in which scientists and clinicians can collaborate with experts across various disciplines. The institute is equipped for every step of the translational research process and houses a MAGNETOM Terra 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner, PET/CT, Cryo-EM and high-resolution electron microscopy, Clinical Translational Science Unit, Integrated informatics and data analytics spaces, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) spaces for pilot-scale manufacturing, and clean rooms for tissue engineering and device fabrication.Key Responsibilities:

  • Further develop/establish a cancer-focused basic science program
  • Collaborate with other basic scientists within MU SOM, as well as at (SCC) to conduct joint projects, publications, and/or grant funding.Research Productivity Expectations:
    • Produce high impact publications
    • Secure additional NIH/NCI extramural grant funding
    • Collaborate with other internal and external cancer-focused basic scientistsEmployees of the University of Missouri and University of Missouri Healthcare are eligible for the Our Community is rated by Forbes magazine as the fifth best small city for business and careers in America and is consistently rated a top place to live by Money Magazine, boasting a low cost of living, a vibrant community, and nationally renowned public schools. Columbia is an ideal college town that combines small-town comforts, and community spirit, with big-city culture, activities, and resources. Our community is energetic and engaged, packed with restaurants and entertainment venues, and hosts more than a dozen Benefit EligibilityThis position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at Diversity CommitmentThe University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence.Equal Employment OpportunityEqual Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice-Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.EEO IS THE LAWTo read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), please use the following links:EEO is the Law
      EEO is the Law
      EEO is the Law Vaccination StatementAfter careful consideration of COVID-19 virus trends and the overwhelming evidence of COVID-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness, the School of Medicine, along with MU Health Care, the Sinclair School of Nursing and the School of Health Professions, recently announced the decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations by Oct. 1, 2021, for all employees, unless granted a medical or religious exemption.All new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, you must do so upon acceptance of employment so our team has time to review prior to your scheduled start date. You will not be allowed to begin work until you have submitted proof of vaccination or received an approved medical or religious exemption.Thank you for helping us to create the safest environment possible for our colleagues, students and our patients by protecting yourself and others through COVID-19 vaccination.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: University of Missouri School of Medicine & MU Hea, Columbia , Senior Cancer Biologist - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Education / Teaching , Columbia, South Carolina

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