Cancer - Endowed Physician Scientist
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Medical College - Main Campus | Hematology, Oncology & Cell Therapy

Rush University Medical Center invites applications for The Robert E. and Emily H. King Endowed Professor of Cancer Research in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy. The ideal candidate is a physician scientist focused on immunotherapy in the treatment of lymphoma and hematologic cancers. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated history of extramural grant funding, an established reputation in the field and will be eligible to meet criteria as an incoming associate professor or professor.  Eligible candidates will be expected to possess a MD, PhD or MD/PhD degree. The predominant criteria include: a major commitment to research and scholarly activity that advances the field of medicine, teaching, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

The vision for The Robert E. and Emily H. King Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program is to develop the next generation of cellular and immunologic treatments for hematologic malignancies, focused initially on lymphoma, leukemia, or myeloma.  To support this position, substantial annual financial support is committed for a 5-year period to fund the laboratory and translational science goals of the King Cancer Immunotherapy Research Program, above and beyond the candidate’s current grant funding.  Furthermore, the successful candidate is anticipated to achieve substantial productivity during this time so as to be eligible to assume an endowed professorship that will support the Endowed Professor’s cancer research at Rush in perpetuity. The endowment financial support may be used for salary, laboratory staff and equipment.   

Interested candidates, please address your CV and cover letter to:

Timothy M. Kuzel, MD, FACP

The Samuel G. Taylor III, MD, Professor of Oncology

Chief, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy

via email to Rose Sprinkle

Manager, Faculty Recruitment

Rush is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.

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Rose Sprinkle
Rose Sprinkle
Manager, Faculty Recruitment
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