Faculty Position

Washington D.C.
Oct 17, 2016
Position Type

Faculty Position

Director of the Stem Cell Transplant and

Cell Therapy Laboratories

The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, an independent, non-profit academic clinical practice group affiliated with The George Washington University, is seeking a full-time Director of the Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapy Laboratories. The Division of Hematology/Oncology of the Department of Medicine is part of a major academic health center located in the heart of the nation's capital. Appointment to this full-time faculty position will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and salary commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will lead the Stem Cell Transplantation and Cell Therapy Laboratories as well as the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Laboratory at GW Cancer Center. They will be expected to build a state-of-the-art laboratory operation in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations that uses the following processes and procedures: Program monitoring, quality control, and improvement; establishing an organized cellular therapy program; GMP, CAR T-cell development; vector development; and other novel cell therapies such as engineered MSC, NK cells. Responsibilities also include leading a research group to transition cellular therapy approaches from the bench to the clinic and participating in national and regional stem cell transplant and gene therapy consortia.

Basic Qualifications: A PhD or MD/PhD with experience working in an established research program of an NCI-designated Cancer Center are required. Additionally, applicants must have a strong record of extramural grants and contracts to support stem cell transplantation and cell therapy research.

Application Procedure: To be considered, please complete an online faculty application at: http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/38278 and upload a curriculum vitae and cover letter. Review of applications will begin on November 18, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The George Washington University and the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates are an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.