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Job Details

Open Rank
  • Requisition ID #: 27624
  • Job Category: Faculty - Research
  • Department: Cancer Center
  • Division: NA
  • City, State: Milwaukee, WI
  • Work Location: Clinical Cancer Center

Position Description:

The Froedtert Health Network (FHN), Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Cancer Center (CC) are launching a $40M transformational Immuno-Oncology (IO) Initiative. This IO initiative will expand an already robust IO program, which includes a strong cadre of tumor immunologists, a GMP-grade Cell Therapy Lab already performing over 100 commercial and institutional CAR-T transplants annually, an IO Immunophenotyping and Biorepository Core, IO research training for clinical fellows and junior faculty, a robust investigator initiated clinical trials pipeline with dedicated expertise in CAR-T and immunotherapy related trials. MCW CC campus houses the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, the Versiti Blood Research Institute and the Genome Sciences Precision Medicine Center, and is the hub for the Froedtert Health Network and Childdren’s Hospital of Wisconsin. As part of this IO Initiative, MCW CC will seek the recruitment of 12 faculty within the next 3 years.

In the inaguraul year, MCW CC invites applications for five tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with the long-term goal of developing novel approaches for the treatment of heme malignancies and solid cancers.  Endowed chairs in IO are available for qualified senior candidates with exceptional creativity and track record. Research areas of interest include basic T and NK cell biology, tumor microenvironment, cancer immuno-genomics, cancer immune-metabolism, population based immuno-omics & disparities, CAR-T and immunotherapy development, CAR-T vector development, immune monitoring & biomarker discovery, cancer vaccines, bioinformatics and systems biology.

Position Requirements:

Who are we looking for?

Suitable candidates will have an M.D., Ph.D., or M.D/Ph.D. degree. Successful candidates will have track records of creativity and productivity, a desire to integrate into our exciting, collaborative, and growing community of researchers, and a dedication to contribute to our values of diversity and openness. They will be expected to mount a productive and innovative research program, to obtain outside funding, and to participate actively in graduate and post-graduate teaching, training, and mentorship. Eastern Wisconsin is a vibrant, diverse metropolitan area.  MCW is intent on attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce and faculty body that reflects the community we serve. We value diversity of backgrounds, experience, thought, and perspectives to advance excellence in science and medicine.  MCW is a welcoming campus community with a strong culture of collaboration, partnership, and engagement with our surrounding community.

 How do you apply?

Applications are currently being accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF containing a cover letter, CV, summary of research accomplishments and future research plans (four pages maximum), and names and contact information of four references to requisition #27624. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Subra Malarkannan, Chair, IO-Recruitment Committee ( MCW is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. The Medical College of Wisconsin is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation.

MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.