Job Opportunity: Cancer Research Faculty, Tulane University, New Orleans LA

Rachel Howell
September 12, 2014

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine invites applications from outstanding scientists who are qualified for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the level of Assistant Associate or Full Professor.  Candidates should have Ph.D, M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and will be expected to develop and maintain rigorous externally-funded research programs in cancer biology, broadly defined, to complement the basic and translational research activities in the Department of Pathology and Tulane Cancer Center.  All applicants should have substantial peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate research productivity and the ability to perform cutting edge research.  Candidates for Assistant Professor should have adequate postdoctoral research experience and show good promise in developing independent research programs.  Applicants for Associate or Full Professor should have substantial research productivity and history of grant support and academic service.  Salary will be commensurate with the candidates’ experience and qualifications.  Competitive startup fund will be provided.  Starting date is negotiable.

The Department of Pathology at Tulane Medical School is committed to developing robust and integrated research programs in basic and translational research.  Several new faculty hires are anticipated over the next several years.  Application materials will be reviewed as received.

Tulane University School of Medicine is situated in downtown New Orleans.  The metropolitan area is a culturally diverse community that supports an urban, suburban and semi-rural life style. A variety of culture is available to the region's citizens including music, art, sports, education and culinary art.

Tulane University School of Medicine is an affirmative action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidate should submit a current CV, research plan, and names of 3-5 potential referees via email ( or regular mail to: Tong Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chairman, c/o Jeanne Frois, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave., SL-79, New Orleans, LA 70112.