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Scientific Director of Prostate and Genitourinary Cancer Research at Winship Cancer Institute and Fray F. Marshall, MD Endowed Chair of Biomedical Urologic Research 

Emory University School of Medicine

 

The Emory University School of Medicine and Winship Cancer Institute (Winship) are seeking applications for the Scientific Director of Prostate and Genito-urinary (GU) Cancer Research at Winship Cancer Institute and appointment as the Fray F. Marshall, MD Chair of Biomedical Urologic Research in the Department of Urology.

 

The Fray F. Marshall, MD Chair of Biomedical Urologic Research is supported by an endowment honoring Dr. Fray Marshall, esteemed leader in urological oncology who was the inaugural chairman of the Emory Department of Urology from 1998 until his untimely passing in 2011. Dr. Marshall’s intent was for thisendowment to support a leader in translational urological oncology research.  Accordingly, eligible candidates will have Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree(s) and be established Principal Investigators in any of a variety of academic backgrounds - e.g. Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Informatics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology or other scientific disciplines that are integral to biomedical translational cancer research.  The Search Committee is seeking candidates who demonstrate:

  1. The capability to lead a translational research program that aims to transform our understanding of cancer biology and to enable new approaches for prevention, detection or treatment of prostate cancer or other urological malignancies.
  2. A track-record of scientific discovery and accomplishment relevant to prostate cancer or other urological cancers.
  3. Eligibility for academic appointment as Professor or Associate Professor with tenure at EmoryUniversity School of Medicine.
  4. Established excellence in mentorship of trainees or junior faculty.
    1. Ongoing leadership of contemporary scientific investigation and innovation.

Candidates suitable for concurrent academic appointment in a basic science department and in Urology are encouraged to apply.

 

As Georgia’s National Cancer Institute Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Winship Cancer Institute serves as the coordinating center for a vast array of resources in medical, surgical, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, and the subspecialties of cancer care and prevention, basic and translational research throughout Emory University. Emory School of Medicine is renowned as a premier research institution, having received $565 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2020 and now ranks 14th among all US medical schools in total NIH research support. Among Emory’s other research facilities are Woodruff Memorial Research Building, Rollins Research Center, Biomedical/Dental Building, the vaccine research center, and the Whitehead Memorial Research Building. Winship’s clinical program and the Department of Urology at Emory University Hospital are consistently recognized as one of the top 50 such programs in the United States by U.S. News and World Report and the top such clinical services in Georgia. Winship has over 500 clinical and research members with academic appointments in 39 departments across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health at Emory University. In total Winship members hold over $80 million in direct peer-reviewed research funding. To learn more about Winship Cancer Institute, its research, outreach, clinical trials, and faculty and staff, visit http://www.winshipcancer.emory.edu.

Appointment of this position is accompanied by expansion of Winship Cancer Institute’s research in prostate and urological cancers and Emory’s Department of Urology, which under the leadership of the Martin G.Sanda, MD, Chair of Urology and Director of Winship’s Prostate and GU Oncology Program, has expanded to 25 faculty in Urology and a Winship-wide team of 12 externally funded faculty PI’s as well as a multidisciplinary team of clinicians that lead Winship’s enrollment in clinical research studies. As Scientific Director of this team, the Fray Marshall Chair will lead additional tenured and/or tenure-track research facultyrecruitments.

 Interested applicants should submit the following to the contact below:

 

  1. Cover letter outlining ongoing and future research plans.
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Names and contact details of 3 references.

                                                       Martin G. Sanda MD

Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology

Director, Prostate and GU Cancer Program

                                             Emory University School of Medicine

C/O Jeff Mills

 ([email protected])

 1365 Clifton Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA30322

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

 


 

Urology Research Faculty

Basic Science Research Faculty 

The Department of Urology at the University of Louisville (U of L) is currently recruiting research faculty with a PhD, or MD/PhD for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Professor Position. The successful candidate will have a recognized focus on Urologic Oncology/stone disease/BPH. 

Clinical Outcomes Research Faculty

The Department of Urology at the University of Louisville (U of L) is currently recruiting clinical outcomes research faculty with a MD/PhD or MPH or Masters in Clinical Investigation for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Professor Position. The successful candidate will have a recognized focus on Urologic Oncology/stone disease/BPH etc.

The primary appointments will be in the Department of Urology. Dual appointment with appropriate basic science or clinical Departments will be considered. Applicants are expected to have a track record of federal funding. Upon arrival to U of L, the faculty member will be expected to conduct innovative, rigorous, grant-funded research and engage in scholarly activities (peer-reviewed publications, presentations, etc.). The faculty member in this position will support the School's mission and goals to increase research efforts, assist faculty and residents in developing research protocol in the school and provide mentoring support of faculty, postdoctoral scholars and residents' research efforts. 

To apply, please include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Salary and research space will be commensurate with rank and level of funding. 

For additional information or to apply for either of the above positions, please contact:

Murali K. Ankem, MD, M.B.A.

Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology
University of Louisville – Louisville

501 E. Broadway, suite # 270
Louisville, KY 40202
Telephone: (502) 588-4744 

Email: [email protected]

 

U of L is an AA/EEO employer

 


 

 Epidemiologist III – Center for Prostate Disease Research 

 Status: Full-Time 

Regular/Temporary: Regular 

Location: Bethesda, MD 20817 

Link to Applyhttps://recruiting.ultipro.com/HEN1006HMJ/JobBoard/3a6861f3-0883-4466-8b7d-35e87635b33d/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=c25a8c35-10cf-4b0f-a625-9568bf197d9f

Recruiter Contact: Samantha Perlroth, [email protected] 

Join the HJF Team! 

HJF is seeking an Epidemiologist III to support the Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR), located at the Rockledge Office in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CPDR. U.S. Citizenship is required. 

The incumbent provides epidemiological, computer programming, bio-statistical and laboratory procedure support for a specified project in the field of prostate cancer. 

CPDR is a comprehensive research program to study prostate cancer and prostate disease, CPDR was established in 1992 (Public Law 102-172). The program’s mission is fulfilled primarily through its three principal programs: (1) the Clinical Translational Research Center; (2) the Basic Science Research Program, and (3) the Tri-Service Multicenter Prostate Cancer Database to encompass its clinical research work with participating military medical centers. 

Responsibilities: 

1. Evaluates epidemiological studies supporting the research project. 

2. Provides consultation regarding study design and necessary statistical analysis. This includes advising on designing studies, analyzing statistics and epidemiological interpretations of the research. 

3. Initiates, designs, and implements epidemiological studies supporting the research project. 

4. Portfolio management including proposal review and project evaluation. 

5. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role. 

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have experience in prostate cancer/disease research. Knowledge and ability to use and teach complex epidemiologic research methods for assessing the risk of disease in humans due to potential risk factors; advanced knowledge in computer programming with experience with advanced multivariate statistical methods; knowledge of statistical and mathematical software including SAS, MINITAB, and BMDP; excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be familiar with grant writing and ideally publications (author and/or co-author). 

Minimum Education: Master’s degree required; Doctoral degree preferred. 

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 6-8 years of relevant work experience required. Prostate cancer/disease research experience required. 

Work Environment: Set in an office research environment. 

Background/Security: US Citizenship required. Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier I Public Trust and Common Access Card (CAC). 

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check. 

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.


RESEARCH SCIENTIST – UROLOGY 

 

The Department of Urology of the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is recruiting a Research Scientist with research expertise and interest in urologic cancer, particularly bladder and kidney.  The recruitment is at the Assistant Professor level for an individual with demonstrated ability to secure funding that is interested in becoming a member of a rapidly expanding, multi-disciplinary program spanning urologic malignancies and associated morbidities.  There is particular interest in attracting a recruit that can merge molecular approaches with AI and/or an expertise in bioinformatic skills for understanding cancer etiology, progression and metastasis.

 

The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, located in Buffalo, NY, is America’s first cancer center. Roswell Park was founded in 1898, is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and is one of only 45 facilities in the country to hold the National Cancer Institute “comprehensive cancer center” designation. A competitive salary and benefits package are offered.

 

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to:

Angela Gunther, MBA, AASPR

Senior Faculty Recruitment Administrator

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Elm and Carlton Streets

Buffalo, NY 14263

[email protected]



POST DOCTORAL POSITION

 

NOVEL CANCER GENE AND THERAPY DISCOVERY IN THE ERA OF CANCER IMMUNOTHERAPY

 

The goal of Dr. Xin Lu’s lab (https://biology.nd.edu/labs/lu-lab/) is to identify novel therapeutic targets and realize innovative combination therapy strategies to benefit cancer patients, through mechanistic investigation, functional genomics, mouse modeling and therapeutics development (some select recent publications: Wang*, Lu*, et al. Cancer Discovery, 2016; Lu et al. Nature, 2017; Feng…Lu, PNAS 2018; Huang…Lu, Nat Comm, 2020). Located at the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and affiliated with Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, the Lu lab is seeking highly motivated PhD or MD scientists with expertise and interests in one or more of following areas:

·         Cellular, biochemical or metabolic mechanism of cancer progression and metastasis, especially for but not limited to prostate cancer and breast cancer

·         Tumor microenvironment, tumor immunology and/or cancer immunotherapy

·         Computational cancer bioinformatics, integrated analysis of oncogenomics and/or proteomics data and functional validation in cell culture and animal models.

The lab research is supported by active grants from NIH, DOD, private foundations and internal resources. A range of available projects includes: (1) Mechanistic understanding of immunosuppressive myeloid cells; (2) Metabolic reprogramming to enhance cancer immunotherapy; (3) Molecular mechanism of prostate cancer bone metastasis; (4) Anti-metastasis and pro-metastasis functions of neutrophil subsets; (5) Gene functions and therapy development to treat refectory prostate cancer or breast cancer.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS

A doctoral degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, bioinformatics or related field is required. A qualified candidate should already hold or expected to hold a doctoral degree at the time of applying. Experiences that are desirable (but not required) include mammalian cell culture, basic molecular cloning, cell biology, biochemistry, RNAi, CRISPR, immunology, animal models, histopathology, single-cell technology, or bioinformatics/computational biology. Furthermore, a notable publication record, strong interpersonal and teamwork skills are also beneficial.

A generous job package will be provided. University of Notre Dame is among the top 20 universities in the US ranked by US News. You will enjoy beautiful campus, safe and enriched environment and low-cost comfortable living style. Please kindly submit a current C.V. and names of 3 references to Dr. Xin Lu, Boler Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, IN 46556, [email protected].

The University of Notre Dame is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Assistant Professor – Research

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and 

The Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, 

LSU School of Medicine

LSUHSC-New Orleans.

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Portal | Assistant Professor - Research (peopleadmin.com)

 

The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) Department of Biochemistry and the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center (SSSCC) in New Orleans, LA invite applications from outstanding candidates for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor – Research to join the research group of Dr. Hari K. Koul. We seek an exceptional laboratory-based scientist working in the area of Epigenetics research who shares our goal to advance an understanding of mechanisms of therapeutic resistance in prostate cancer and to translate findings to the clinic.

LSUHSC has a strong history of collaborative research programs and a state-of-the-art infrastructure to support investigators, including core laboratories offering Genomics, Immunology, flow cytometry, imaging, and Histopathology. Opportunities are available for interaction with the Alcohol Research Center and the Centers of Excellence in Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Cardiovascular Biology, and Neuroscience. LSUHSC offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send queries to: [email protected]