We are seeking several highly accomplished research scientists to join The Wistar Institute faculty (assistant, associate and full professor ranks) in the broad areas of gene regulatory basis of Cancer Biology, Immunology, and Molecular Virology to join the Gene Expression and Regulation (GER) Program at the “EXCEPTIONALLY-rated” NCI-designated Wistar Institute Cancer Center in Philadelphia. The ideal candidates are expected to establish robust extramurally-funded research programs that complement the existing strengths in cancer epigenetics, functional genomics, biochemical and structural biology, RNA biology and drug discovery within the GER program and across The Wistar Institute. We are particularly interested in candidates with research programs that utilize preclinical disease models relevant to human cancer and immunology. The new recruitments represent an exciting opportunity to forge value-added, collaborative programmatic efforts at The Wistar Institute. Candidates with strong research accomplishments, publication record, and evidence of NIH funding acquisition are encouraged to apply.
The Wistar Institute is the nation’s first independent biomedical research Institute with long-standing NCI Cancer Center designation. It has a strong technology transfer focus in biomedical research and ranks fifth in the nation for royalties from intellectual property. The Wistar Institute offers highly competitive start-up support, salary and fringe benefits in addition to an outstanding and interactive research environment. Faculty will be recruited to space in a newly-constructed research tower with a state-of-the-art vivarium and outstanding core facilities including Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics, Imaging, Flow Cytometry, Molecular Screening & Protein Expression, Bioinformatics,and Biomedical Research Support, and support for Medicinal Chemistry. The Institute’s location adjacent to the campuses of the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, and the University of the Sciences provides for vigorous academic and clinical collaborations, as well as attractive training opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Applications will be reviewed as received and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure timely consideration during the current recruitment cycle, applicants should submit applications before August 15, 2019. The application should include: a curriculum vitae, a brief summary of past and future research interests (no more than 3 pages), and history of research funding support (if applicable). Applications (submitted as a single PDF) should be sent by e-mail to: Maria Colelli. Faculty Search Coordinator (email@example.com), The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
It is the policy of The Wistar Institute to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or on the basis of genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment.