Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine (CPM)
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Center for Personalized Medicine
Description of Duties:
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, an NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, NY, is seeking an outstanding investigator for the position of Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine (CPM), and Co-Leader of the Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCSG) Cancer Genetics Program. Candidates are sought with M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or Ph.D. degrees at the Full Professor level. Ideal candidates will have a proven track-record in funded research programs involving clinical or population based genomic- and epigenomic-based approaches such as next-gen sequencing to identify and characterize cancer related driver mutations, genes, expression signatures and/or genetic components relating to cancer initiation, progression and/or treatment response. The expertise of the Applicant should be evident in top-tier publications, an established stature in the cancer genetics field, extramural funding and a creative profile of innovative research programs that would complement ongoing high-profile research currently conducted by the CPM and Department of Cancer Genetics in the areas of signal transduction, genetic and epigenetic control and oncogenesis.
Applicants must possess demonstrated leadership and administrative skills, highly collaborative, eager to develop “team science” and involved in translational projects, thereby strengthening the mission of the CCSG Genetics Program, and the CPM. The Applicant must also be committed to education and mentorship of students and faculty. The generous recruitment package includes a highly competitive salary, a large laboratory start-up fund, ample laboratory space, a stimulating and highly collegial environment and junior faculty positions.
Please submit a CV, a letter of interest addressing research, educational, administrative and leadership goals and vision, and contact information on 3 referees to Kunle Odunsi, MD, Ph.D., Cancer Center Deputy Director, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, care of Ashley Sedelmeyer at Ashley.Sedelmeyer@RoswellPark.org.