Assistant Professor

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Description of Duties

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (RPCCC), an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY, invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (P&T).

RPCCC, the nation’s first cancer center founded in 1898, has made fundamental contributions to reducing the cancer burden and has successfully maintained a leadership role in setting national standards for cancer care, research, and education. The mission of the P&T Department is to identify novel therapeutic targets, develop and clinically translate novel anti-cancer therapeutics and therapeutic combinations, and elucidate mechanisms underlying therapy response and resistance. The department currently consists of more than a dozen faculty studying cellular, genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of tumor development, progression and therapy resistance (…). Our faculty are part of and interact extensively with the 5 CCSG science programs (, particularly, the Developmental Therapeutics (DT) program. RPCCC is an equal opportunity employer, and here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed.

Outstanding candidates with strong training and publication track records will be considered, and female and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates can work in the areas that complement the departmental current research and in areas of metastasis, drug resistance and drug development, pharmacogenomics, and chemical biology. Applicants will be selected based on a track record of research excellence, ability to develop a robust basic or translational cancer research program, and the potential for sustained peer-reviewed funding. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in our PhD training program (, scientific and administrative activities in the department and institute, disease site TRG groups, and the CCSG programmatic activities.

Laboratory space will be located in a modern 300,000 square foot Life Sciences Complex, which includes the NY State Center for Excellence in Bioinformatics. In this multidisciplinary research environment, the successful candidate will have access to numerous additional core facilities, the opportunity to interact with scientists and clinicians from many programs and departments, and the ability to conduct patient-oriented translational research in collaboration with clinicians.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive start-up package and salary commensurate with their experience. Applications will close by Oct 15, 2021.

Applicant Instructions

Candidates should e-mail their CV, a brief research statement (no more than 3 pages), and the names of 3 references to:

Dean Tang, PhD
Chair, Search Committee
c/o Nicole Robinson
Executive & Faculty Recruitment
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center