• Academic Faculty - Tenured
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

Cancer Virology Faculty Position 

Assistant Professor Tenure-Track

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

School of Dentistry and Masonic Cancer Center

The University of Minnesota’s School of Dentistry and Masonic Cancer Center invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in cancer virology, with relevance to oral and/or head & neck cancers (e.g., oropharyngeal cancer). Ideal candidates will have a research track record of competitive research in cancer virology, have high promise or demonstrated success in obtaining extramural funding for their research, and complement existing strengths that allows contribution to interdisciplinary and collaborative cancer research teams. The successful candidate will join a large and vibrant cancer research community that is associated with the Masonic Cancer Center and the School of Dentistry, faculty in the Medical School, the School of Public Health, and the Institute for Molecular Virology. The Masonic Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that creates a collaborative research environment focused on the causes, prevention, detection and the treatment of cancer. Appointment at the Associate Professor rank will be considered for individuals with appropriate credentials.

This is a full-time academic appointment at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position open until filled. Review of applications will begin on August 31, 2020.

To be considered for this position, applicants will submit a cover letter stating their interest in this faculty position, a current CV, a detailed statement of research and career goals, and contact information for three professional references. Go to: Click on “External Applicants.” In the Search Jobs field, enter 335920 to locate and apply for the position.

Full benefits per university policies associated with tenure-track/tenured faculty
Education Requirement:
Ph.D. degree or equivalent
Years of Experience:
2-3 years of postdoctoral research experience
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • cancer biology
  • virology
External job URL:
Commensurate with experience

Special Hiring Notice during COVID-19 pandemic

The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, the university will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. Interviews will be conducted in a virtual format until it is deemed safe to conduct in-person interviews.

Twin Cities Campus
Institute for Molecular Virology
515 Delaware St SE
18-242 Moos Tower
Minneapolis , Minnesota 55455
Louis Mansky, Ph.D.