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Faculty, All Ranks
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center ( invites applications for tenure track/tenured faculty positions at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Applicants are being sought that have a PhD and basic/translational cancer research expertise. Applicants for Assistant Professor must have a track record of outstanding cancer research and publications and potential for extramural funding. Candidates applying for consideration at a senior rank must possess national (Associate Professor) or international (Professor) reputations in collaborative cancer research, a distinguished record of publication and funding, a commitment to mentoring, teaching, and leadership, and they must fulfill other qualifications necessary for a tenured appointment at CWRU.

Successful candidates will be expected to interact closely with members of established basic and translational cancer center research programs. Primary appointment will be in the CWRU School of Medicine department of expertise or in the Cancer Center.

Applicants are also asked to submit a statement explaining how their research, teaching, and/or service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts have promoted structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future.

Please send curriculum vitae and a cover letter outlining your research interests, and your efforts in diversity, equity, and inclusion to: Ruth Keri, PhD Chair, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty search committee, c/o After initial review, you will be asked for a list of three or more references. Please include “Cancer Faculty Search” in the subject line.
Breast Cancer Faculty Position
Cleveland Clinic/Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Department of Cancer Biology at the Lerner Research Institute, home to laboratory, translational, and clinical research at the Cleveland Clinic, is seeking to recruit faculty at all academic levels with a particular interest in breast, lung, genitourinary (prostate, kidney, bladder), and pancreatic cancers. The overarching goal of the Department of Cancer Biology is to define the underlying molecular mechanisms and clinical behavior of cancer to identify new therapeutic strategies. The position presents an exceptional opportunity to partner with outstanding clinical oncology programs to translate basic discoveries to the clinic. In addition, Department Faculty are members of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

Links to the Department and Lerner Research Institute are here.

Cancer Biology:


Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or both, and an exceptional track record of accomplishment. The successful applicant will be supported by generous start-up funds.

Candidates should submit a CV, short narrative of research interests and plans (2 page maximum), and three names for references, via e-mail to Alex Almasan, Ph.D., c/o Christina Stuart,
Post-doctoral Fellow Position
Ruth Keri Lab at the Cleveland Clinic
We are looking to bring in a member of our research team with strong skills for generating and analyzing RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, single cell DNA-seq, and spatial transcriptomics data. Opportunities are available to work in any breast cancer subtype and in therapeutic response and resistance. The team is highly collaborative both within the laboratory and across the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pittsburgh
Postdoctoral positions in BREAST CANCER RESEARCH are available in the laboratory of Drs. Adrian Lee and Steffi Oesterreich ( at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. Projects are in the areas of tumor metastasis, single cell breast cancer genomics, endocrine resistance, tumor immunology, liquid biopsies and invasive lobular carcinoma, and are executed through multi-disciplinary and cross-institutional collaborations. Projects in the Lee and Oesterreich Labs are funded by the NCI, Department of Defense, and multiple foundations including Susan G Komen, Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Metavivor.

The Lee and Oesterreich labs are seeking competitive candidates who have recently earned a PhD and/or MD degree and possess excellent written and verbal English communication skills as well as outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Experience in cancer biology is highly desirable. Excellent skills in cell and molecular biology or computational biology are required. Salary is commensurate with experience and based on current NIH guidelines. Additionally, the candidate may be eligible for a Hillman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Innovative Cancer Research (
Research Technician - Lee Oesterreich Lab, Pitt
University of Pittsburgh
The Senior Research Technician position in the Womens Cancer Research Center, located at the Magee Womens Research Institute in Oakland requires the incumbent to have significant experience in supporting a large lab group in a technical and administrative capacity. The incumbent must have advanced skills in cellular and molecular biology. Must be able to perform a variety of cell and molecular biology experiments, to handle mouse tumor models and human tissue specimens. Incumbent must be highly organized and maintain notebooks and laboratory documents in an orderly fashion. The incumbent will also be a key part of maintaining a productive research lab including ordering and scheduling maintenance while also conducting technical research.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Case Western Reserve University
A postdoctoral position is available to study the molecular mechanisms that enable breast cancers to establish and eventually emerge from metastatic dormancy. Our research is broad and includes interests in TGFbeta and cell signaling, cellular and metabolic plasticity related to CSCs, EMT programs, and telomere maintenance mechanisms. Additional interests are directed at understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying tumor heterogeneity, as well as interests in the epigenome, particularly chromatin remodeling and alternative splicing events driven by lncRNAs. Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. or M.D. and a strong background in cell biology, signal transduction, biochemistry, or molecular biology. Prior experience with murine tumor models is also desirable. The position is available immediately and highly motivated candidates are asked to submit their CV, description of research interests, and the contact information of three references to: .
Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Associate or Research Assistant
The Ohio State University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Associate or Research Assistant positions in BREAST CANCER and MYELOMA RESEARCH are available in the laboratory of Dr. Zhiwei Hu at the Ohio State University James Comprehensive Cancer Center. Projects are in translational cancer research with a focus on antibody, CAR-NK and CAR-T cell immunotherapy. The Hu lab is seeking competitive candidates who have recently earned a PhD or MD and PhD degree and possess excellent written and verbal English communication skills as well as outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Experience in CAR-NK, CAR-T and/or small animal study is highly desirable. Excellent skills in cell and molecular immunology are required. Salary is commensurate with experience and based on current NIH guidelines.
Medical Oncology faculty position -Breast Cancer focus
Penn State University

Medical Oncologist-
Penn State Cancer Institute
Hershey, PA

The Division of Hematology/Oncology and Penn State Cancer Institute, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, seeks to recruit a Medical Oncologist, with focus on breast cancer. Primary responsibilities include patient care, clinical research, and medical student, resident and fellow education at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor level. The Penn State Cancer Institute is a CoC-accredited and ACR accredited cancer program. It is the only comprehensive cancer center in central PA and provides a robust infrastructure for clinical trials and translational research facilities and has recently inquired a MRIdian Linac that will take our cancer treatment to a new level of precision and accuracy.

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Appropriate candidates must possess a MD, DO, or foreign equivalent and be board certified/eligible in Hematology/Oncology and completed Fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at an accredited institution. Candidates must have or be able to acquire a license to practice in the Common
Cancer Biologist/Research Accelerator-- PhD level
West Virginia University
Cancer Biologist - WVU Cancer Institute 17522

Please email if interested, more than happy to elaborate, any questions welcome – thanks.


The WVU Cancer Institute at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Cancer Biologist whose time will be focused primarily at the laboratory bench, developing methods and assays that are considered rate-limiting for a critical manuscript or grant (i.e., we are looking for a “research accelerator”). This position will be responsible for supporting projects and breakthroughs from other individual PIs affiliated with the Cancer Institute. This will be a somewhat “independent” position with dedicated lab space, and with a focused mission to enable and accelerate a research project. Nevertheless, there will be a need to eventually interface in a flexible fashion with multiple different faculty, in a collaborative fashion, and with some rotation over time as critical needs arise. We are seeking an individual who enjoys team science, passionate about translational cancer research with excellent oral and written communication skills. In addition to participating in team science the individual will both utilize and be responsible for the maintenance of some common equipment housed within the shared space of the Cancer Institute.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
• Perform cancer related experiments in close collaboration with a specific faculty or group. The “group” will change periodically as progress is made and other needs arise.
• Maintain equipment housed within the common area of the Cancer Institute including a biotek plate reader, imaging plate reader and real time RT-PCR equipment.
• Teach two (2) contact hours in CCB of graduate students on a cancer biology topic (based on applicant's expertise).
• Manage and train students on common equipment which includes real time PCR, imaging plate reader, film developer, dishwasher, others.
Postdoctoral Research Position
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Helen Piwnica-Worms at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center The laboratory focuses on identifying alterations with functional significance to the development and progression of breast cancer and translating results from basic, omic and preclinical studies into improved clinical interventions for cancer patients. A major effort is directed towards elucidating the contribution made by heterogeneity (genomic, phenotypic, spatial and compositional) in both the tumor and its microenvironment to cancer progression and response to therapy.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter specifying scientific accomplishments, a curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references to:

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