Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM), JHU

Assistant Professor at the Cancer Invasion and Metastasis Program Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Donna Merz

Baltimore, MD, United States

The SKCCC invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Cancer Invasion and Metastasis Program. We are seeking candidates at the level of Assistant Professor who use mammalian model systems to answer fundamental questions in the biology of invasion and metastasis, broadly considered. Areas of particular interest include tumor dormancy, microenvironmental regulation of drug resistance, genetic drivers of metastasis, cell-cell interactions during invasion and metastasis, and the effect of aging on metastatic progression. The position will hold a primary appointment in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Oncology.


The SKCCC (http://www.hopkinskimmelcancercenter.org) has over 280 faculty members directing research in a wide range of fields including molecular and cellular cancer biology, cancer genetics, developmental biology, bioinformatics and biostatistics. . Shared facilities for advanced microscopy, cell sorting, image analysis, genomics, quantitative and functional proteomics are available. The SKCCC also has robust mechanisms in place to compete for internal funding for early stage projects and a formal mentoring program for junior faculty. Additionally, researchers in the Cancer Invasion and Metastasis Program benefit from rich interactions with basic scientists in preclinical departments of the School of Medicine, in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and in the Whiting School of Engineering.


The successful applicant must have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent in an appropriate discipline and at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience. Physician scientists will be favorably considered. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and clear potential to build an internationally competitive research program and compete for extramural funding. Applications must be submitted electronically as a PDF file that includes detailed curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three references, a two page summary of research accomplishments, and a two page summary of future research interests and plans. Inquiries should be directed to Andrew Ewald, Ph.D. and Phuoc Tran, M.D., Ph.D. who co-chair the Search Committee, and sent to the attention of Ms. Donna Merz at dmerz2@jhmi.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019 and will continue until a suitable pool of applicants has been identified.  Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.

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Assistant Professor at the Cancer Invasion and Metastasis Program Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine