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SIU School of Medicine Seeks Melanoma Researcher

December 3, 2019

Tenure track faculty position – melanoma research

Southern Illinois University’s School of Medicine (SIU SOM), Springfield, IL, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position with research expertise in the immunology and/or immunotherapy of melanoma to complement a growing comprehensive melanoma treatment center at the SCI. 

Successful applicant will demonstrate strong commitments to research and teaching, collaborative potential, and be expected to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program.  Appointment at Associate or Full Professor requires current and sustained extramural research funding.  Eligible candidates must possess PhD and/or MD degrees, and 3+ years of postdoctoral research training with a strong publication record.  Academic appointment will reside in the Department of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology (MMICB) enabling access to the integrated Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry Graduate Program.

Interested persons must apply to this position and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae including a history of external funding, description of research plans, statement of teaching interests and experience, and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references online at

Questions can be directed to:

Melanoma Research Candidate Search Committee

c/o:  Email:

P.O. Box 19626

Springfield, IL  62794-9626


Confidential review of applications will begin immediately, applications will be accepted until position is filled.  The Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. A background investigation is required.