Holden Chair in Breast Cancer Research

The Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC), a NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa, is accepting applications for a faculty, clinical or tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor to serve as Arlene Holden Chair in Breast Cancer Research.  Primary academic appointment for this position will be in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, Department of Internal Medicine at the Carver College of Medicine.

The successful candidate is required to have a MD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree, be BE/BC in oncology, and have a minimum of 5 years of experience as an independent investigator with a track record in clinical or translational breast cancer research.  The applicant should have an appreciation for all aspects of breast cancer research including basic laboratory, translational, clinical or population based research, with extensive experience in at least one of these areas.  Experience in a multidisciplinary setting, demonstrated experience in program development in an academic medical center, commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment and excellent communication, conflict resolution, organizational and leadership skills are required. Applicants must have authorization to work in the United States. Desirable qualifications include a track record of leading an interdisciplinary research team and familiarity or experience with breast cancer genetics or related fields in breast cancer biology or translational breast cancer research.

Iowa City is a cosmopolitan area offering a multitude of cultural and athletic activities, including national theatre and symphony performances, international art exhibits and Big 10 athletic events.  The area also boasts a multitude of hiking and biking paths and water related activities.  Location is less than five hours by car from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha and Kansas City and within 15 minutes of the Eastern Iowa airport.

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.uihealthcare.org/holden


To apply:  Please see requisition #73208 at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/index.php

Applicable background checks will be conducted.



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