Minimum Qualifications: MD and/or PhD degree and postdoctoral experience in Biochemistry, Phamacology/Cell Biology, Structural Biology/Molecular Biology or related files. Current Research funding preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Carry out high-quality original research in the area of Tumor Microenvironment and Invasion and maintain good publication record in peer review journals. Endeavor on a continuing basis to fund that research by generating support from extramural granting agencies. Establish a reputation as successful independent investigator. Clinical: Perform clinical duties if applicable. Teaching: Offer clear and effective instruction in the specific area(s) of research consistent with your basic department affiliation within your expertise to students in the Colleges of Medicine and Graduate Studies. Help in evaluation of graduate, medical students and residents and fellows if applicable. Mentoring: Offer research training to such medical, graduate, postdoctoral students, residents, and fellows (if applicable) as you are able to recruit and support financially and in your assigned space. Consultation: Offer consultation and the opportunity for collaboration in problems related to your area of expertise to colleagues at the Medical Center, in so far as these duties do not interfere with the performance of the duties listed above. Service: Participate in governance and curriculum development by serving on departmental and institutional committees as appointed and elected. Endeavor to act in a congenial manner towards other members of the University community.
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SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.