|Faculty Position in Cancer Genomics|
Company: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Expire Date: 12/14/2021
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Faculty Position in Cancer Genomics|
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) seeks to hire a faculty member that will lead an innovative research program in the area of Cancer Genomics. An ideal candidate for this position will apply the latest innovations in genomics technology to elucidate fundamental principles of tumor evolution, metastasis, or therapy resistance, with the goal of improving outcomes for cancer patients. An inventor of new genomics methods would also be an exceptional candidate for this position. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates at all career stages will be considered. This faculty hire will join the CSHL Cancer Center, a dynamic and collaborative group of investigators focused on research that reveals mechanisms underlying the biology of cancer and advances new strategies to diagnose or treat this disease. Members of the CSHL Cancer Center gain access to human tumor specimens and translational research opportunities through an existing alliance with the nearby Northwell Health system.
CSHL is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology. Located on the North Shore of Long Island, thirty miles from Manhattan, the Laboratory has a rich and successful research environment rooted in interdisciplinary collaboration. In addition, CSHL has an innovative graduate school that attracts outstanding students each year. CSHL is committed to fostering a diverse work environment that values best practices in mentorship, equity, and inclusion. Successful candidates will be expected to establish productive research programs while mentoring diverse groups of students and postdocs. Applications are strongly encouraged from groups historically underrepresented in science, including women and U.S. racial/ethnic minority populations.
Please submit a cover letter, CV, description of research accomplishments, statement of future research plans, and a statement of diversity & mentoring to the online application found here: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18666 Position ID: 03025-R. Letters of reference will be requested separately. The statement of diversity & mentoring should be less than one page and describe a candidate’s mentoring philosophy, contributions to equity and inclusion in science, and any prior training or experience in mentoring, academic management, and anti-discrimination/anti-racism.
Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2021 and reviewed on a rolling basis. Inquiries regarding the search should be directed to: CSHLcancerfaculty@cshl.edu
CSHL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. Home to eight Nobel Prize winners, the private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. The Meetings & Courses Program hosts more than 12,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campuses in Long Island and in Suzhou, China. The Laboratory’s education arm also includes an academic publishing house, a graduate school and programs for middle and high school students and teachers.