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Professor of Cancer Immunology, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Biology, or Adoptive Cell Therapy (tenure track/tenure)

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $82,200-$218,500. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Professorial Series-Health Sciences Compensation Plan. This position may include membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, which provides eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: June 1, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Biological Chemistry and The Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center invite applications for an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR position. Exceptional candidates at the FULL PROFESSOR rank will be considered.

We seek outstanding candidates who address important questions in cancer immunology. The ideal applicant is creative and collaborative with mechanistic interests in normal and malignant hematopoietic stem cells, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, approaches to improve adoptive cell therapy of cancer, or identification and therapeutic targeting of mechanisms of resistance to cancer immunotherapy.

The Department of Biological Chemistry (BC) is highly interdisciplinary, with particular strength in cancer, epigenetics, metabolism, circadian biology, and bioinformatics. Faculty of BC benefit from participation in the NCI-Designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (CFCCC), the UCI Cancer Research Institute (CRI), and the Center for Epigenetics & Metabolism. Applicants with innovative perspectives and research interests that embrace interdisciplinary approaches are highly encouraged to apply.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree, and lead or develop a rigorous well-funded research program.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Research Statement - Statement addressing (1) specific areas of expertise, with a description of contributions to the field and (2) a future research program plan indicating how the research program will synergize with the research environment at UCI, particularly with research in BC and the resources provided by the CRI and CFCCC.

  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.

  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form

  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)

  • Service Statement (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional - Other evidence of teaching may be included (e.g peer review of your teaching, awards, course syllabi)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
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About UC Irvine

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA