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Title:
Assistant Researcher (Cancer Biology)
Position Number:
0070005T
Hiring Unit:
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Location:
Honolulu
Date Posted:
May 09, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2018

Other Conditions:
  • Revised. This advertisement is for a 11-month, non tenure-track faculty position, to begin approximately July 1, 2017. The position will be funded partially by Private and partially by Special funds for the initial 2-year appointment; subsequent partial external funding is expected. Continuation of appointment is contingent upon satisfactory performance.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Develop work in the area of chemistry and enhance UH Cancer Center's efforts in the development of new experimental therapeutics.
  2. Pursue an independent line of investigation that is competitive for national grants such as from the National Cancer Institute.
  3. Collaborate with faculty members of the UH Cancer Center, the Hawaii Cancer Consortium, other UH departments, and community-based health care providers on research projects, researcher training/mentoring, and other academic activities through innovative research and world-class cancer care.
  4. Train and supervise PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Doctorate in biomedical sciences, chemistry, or related fields from a college or university of recognized standing;
  2. Junior Researcher or postdoctoral experience, with an outstanding record of research achievements;
  3. Demonstrated ability in teaching;
  4. Demonstrated initiative, interest in scientific work, and adaptability;
  5. Demonstrated ability to generate independent research reports, publications and grant proposals;
  6. Demonstrated ability to effectively meet, interact and confer with others.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. A strong research track record with national peer-reviewed funding in cancer and/or clinical and translational research, with evidence of a sustained extramural funding base.
  2. Experience in professional and scientific research field or branch of learning such as chemistry; evidence of drug discovery or experimental therapeutics research in cancer.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, current curriculum vitae, statement of current and future research interests, names of five (5) professional references with contact information (including email addresses), official transcripts (OR original documentation from the institution confirming degree OR copy of U.S. board certification OR current, unexpired U.S. medical license). Copy of transcript is acceptable in place of U.S. board certification or current U.S. medical license for evaluation purposes but original is required upon hire. Email applications are acceptable. (Note: Only complete applications will be considered.)
Address:
  1. University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  2. Faculty Search - Position #70005T
  3. Attn: Human Resources Office
  4. 701 Ilalo Street, 6th Floor
  5. Honolulu, HI, HI 96813
Inquiries:
  1. Namrata Gurung; hr@cc.hawaii.edu

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