Associate/Full Professor: Cancer Biology

Associate/Full Professor: Cancer Biology

Associate/Full Professor: Cancer Biology

Posting Date: 11/02/2022

Closing Date: 12/11/2022

Job Information/Description:

The San Diego State University (SDSU) Department of Biology seeks to hire one tenured/tenure-track faculty member at the Associate or Full Professor rank with expertise in the area of Cancer Biology research to begin Fall 2023. This position is part of a cluster of 11 faculty hired across the SDSU and SDSU Imperial Valley campuses and is a component of the SDSU FUERTE (Faculty Unified towards Excellence in Research and Transformational Engagement) program, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health FIRST program (NIH Award Number: U54CA267789). This position will be at the SDSU campus in San Diego, California.

Individuals working in any area of cancer biology are invited to apply. Research expertise could include biochemical and biophysical mechanisms of cancer development and progression; molecular features of tumor metabolism or DNA repair; tumor biology and microenvironment; cancer immunology and virology; and the role of the microbiome in cancer initiation, progression, and response to therapy. Candidates whose research focus is upon a cancer that shows health disparities in our local catchment area are especially encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin November 11, 2022. Apply at

Additional Information:

SDSU seeks to complete ​the recruitment of a diverse cohort of cancer research colleagues from a broad range of disciplines and a variety of academic and research backgrounds; therefore, candidates must have a demonstrated research focus on cancer biology and cancer health disparities research and a commitment to working with diverse groups (e.g., Latinx, Black/African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Pacific Islander, Asian, Pacific Islander, LGBTQI, etc.) through research, teaching, mentoring, and service.

Cancer research at SDSU is further facilitated by extensive interaction with the UCSD Moores Cancer Center, with whom SDSU is a consortium partner. The successful faculty member will be eligible for membership in the Cancer Center and will be encouraged to work collaboratively with UCSD faculty to further strengthen this partnership.

Contact Information:

For additional inquiries or questions, please contact Dr. Mark B. Reed ([email protected]) or Dr. María Luisa Zúñiga ([email protected]).