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Assistant, Associate or Professor in The Markey Cancer Center
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Feb. 1, 2024
Title Assistant, Associate or Professor in The Markey Cancer Center
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Immunology & Infectious Diseases
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 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.

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