The New Jersey Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Research Center of Excellence(NJ PHORCE) seeks to hire three faculty-level investigators with research relevant to pediatric cancer or blood disorders to apply for open rank, tenure-track faculty positions. Preference will be given to research that relates to the following fields: stem cell biology and transplantation; cellular therapies; immunotherapeutics; cancer predisposition syndromes; or gene therapies. However, candidates with experience in any research field related to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, or basic biology of cancers and blood disorders affecting children and adolescents are encouraged to apply.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- New faculty are expected to establish an innovative, independent and collaborative research program addressing important, fundamental questions in the area of cancer biology. Interdisciplinary and translational approaches are encouraged that establish collaborations with CINJ consortium faculty.
- Teaching and mentorship activities, as appropriate.
- Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.
- Understands and adheres to RBHS compliance standards as they appear in RBHS (legacy UMDNJ) Corporate Compliance Policy and Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Minimum Education/Specialty, License/Certification:
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.
It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement
The NJ PHORCE is committed to promoting gender equality and increasing diversity, in all its forms, throughout our programs. Applicants who identify as individuals underrepresented in the life sciences as defined by the NIH are strongly encouraged to apply.