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Tenure Track Faculty, MSK Kids, Tow Center for Development Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK)
New York City, New York (US)
Pay range: $105,000 - $270,000 (yearly)
Closing date
23 Aug 2024

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Tenure Track Faculty, MSK Kids, Tow Center for Development Oncology

The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursuer mission at MSK and around the globe. One of the world’s most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years.


Exciting Opportunity at MSK: Tenure Track Faculty, MSK Kids, Tow Center for Development Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, MSK Kids, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, and Sloan Kettering Institute are seeking innovative scientists who wish to address problems of fundamental importance to the biology of cancers that affect children and young adults for tenure-track positions at the Assistant and Associate (Professor) Member levels.  

The Tow Center for Developmental Oncology unites basic and translational scientists across MSK to develop fundamental insights into the molecular mechanisms of cancers in children and young adults. Our ultimate goal is to make fundamental biological discoveries to develop definitive treatments for patients. MSK offers a unique and exciting research environment with both basic and applied science programs in Immunology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Computational Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Cell Biochemistry and Structural Biology. The presence of world-renowned clinical programs in cancer research, treatment and prevention offers unique opportunities for creative collaboration. Direct integration with MSK Kids and multiple translational programs enables rapid development of improved therapies for patients.  


Explore more about our mission in MSK Kids, Tow Center for Developmental Oncology


Key qualifications: 

An M.D., M.D./Ph. D., or equivalent with excellent clinical, communication and team skills. Post-doctoral research experience, and dedication to important problems at the interface of biology and medicine, as they relate to cancers that affect children or young adults.

Pay range: $105,000 - $270,000.

Physician compensation is based on multiple variables. This range represents annual salary only and does not include supplemental performance-based pay or any one-time payments that eligible candidates may be offered at the time of hire.


Helpful links: MSK's Compensation Philosophy and Benefits 


Application Requirements: 

Include a CV, cover letter. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Contact with any questions. 

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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