Director, Center for Cancer Immunology

Cornell University

Director, Heart for Most cancers Immunology


Heart for Most cancers Immunology

Cornell College, Ithaca, NY

Cornell College, Ithaca, seeks a Director of a brand new Cornell Heart for Most cancers Immunology. The Heart will bridge present efforts in Immunology and Most cancers on the Ithaca Campus, with robust ties to affiliated applications at Weill Cornell Drugs in New York Metropolis.

The brand new Director shall be a visionary who will foster and prolong the present campus-wide efforts in Immunology and Most cancers to stimulate interdisciplinary analysis centered on understanding advanced interactions amongst varied cell varieties throughout the tumor immune microenvironment, and the position that this distinctive milieu performs in most cancers development and its mitigation. Particular emphasis shall be positioned on discovery-motivated and use-inspired analysis that advances immunotherapies in opposition to most cancers, together with however not restricted to immune checkpoint inhibitors, adoptive cell therapies, and vaccines. The brand new Heart will create a vibrant intersection amongst scientists and engineers in bridging the elemental biology of the immune system and of cancers, complementing ongoing efforts in patient-oriented analysis centered on novel therapeutics to fight a variety of cancers.

The Heart for Most cancers Immunology shall be headquartered in Atkinson Corridor, a brand new analysis constructing within the coronary heart of the Ithaca campus adjoining to many models housing most cancers and immunology researchers. Atkinson Corridor has state-of-the-art moist and dry lab area designed to create collaborative synergy. Along with the Heart for Most cancers Immunology, Atkinson Corridor will home a brand new Division of Computational Biology, the Atkinson Heart for Sustainability, and the Cornell Masters in Public Well being Program. As such, Atkinson Corridor would be the epicenter for inter-disciplinary cutting-edge analysis centered on offering actual options for animal, human, and world well being.  

The Director and Heart will profit from complementary, interdisciplinary models at Cornell centered on basic analysis in human well being. These embody the Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology; Cornell Heart for Immunology; Cornell Heart for Vertebrate Genomics; Cornell Stem Cell Program; Cornell Heart for Antimicrobial Resistance Analysis and Training; and Cornell Heart for Precision Vitamin and Well being; in addition to the Friedman Heart for Vitamin and Irritation and the Meyer Most cancers Heart based mostly at Weill Cornell Drugs.

The Director will oversee the Heart’s day-to-day operations, in addition to growing the long-range imaginative and prescient for the Heart, main recruitment efforts of roughly 12 Heart-affiliated school members to construct a neighborhood of most cancers immunologists inside Atkinson Corridor. It’s anticipated that the Director will work together broadly with departments, faculties, and facilities throughout Cornell, together with these throughout Cornell’s Ithaca campus in addition to the Weill Cornell Drugs and Cornell Tech campuses. The Director will report back to the Vice President for Analysis & Innovation, and maintain a tenured school appointment in an educational division on Cornell’s Ithaca campus.

Cornell seeks candidates with a PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or equal, who’re internationally revered researchers in Most cancers Immunology. This stature can be mirrored by a monitor file of inventive and impactful analysis, efficient management of groups, inspiring educating, notable awards and repair, and sustained extramural funding. The candidate will share in Cornell’s dedication towards formidable, progressive, collaborative, and inclusive analysis and schooling.

The search committee will start reviewing purposes in January 2024 and can proceed till the place is stuffed. To make sure full consideration, please submit a letter of curiosity and curriculum vitae by January 31, 2024. For additional details about this place, please e-mail the committee chairs: Drs. Deborah Fowell and Robert Weiss.

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Cornell College is a vibrant analysis college, positioned alongside one of many lovely Finger Lakes of New York. Ithaca  is a vibrant metropolis with museums, theaters, and a various number of eating places. It’s inside driving distance of a number of giant metropolitan facilities, award-winning wineries, and each cross-country and downhill snowboarding areas. Ithaca is a nature-lover’s paradise with many alternatives for outside actions. Straightforward campus-to-campus bus transportation permits one to discover or develop collaborations  at our Medical School (Weill Cornell Drugs ) and Know-how Campus (Cornell Tech ) in New York Metropolis whereas having fun with the “Ithaca is Gorges” way of life. 

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  • Prior related work or trade expertise.
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  • Tutorial Self-discipline (school pay ranges displays 9-month annual wage)
  • Distinctive relevant expertise.

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