Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery in the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine at University Hospitals seeks to hire an Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Candidate should hold a doctoral degree, preferably in Biochemistry and Cancer Biology, and exhibits excellence in the disciplines of colorectal cancer (CRC) prevention and treatment. The selected candidate will carry out complex and advanced research study to validate the role of liver endothelia cells (ECs) in promoting HER3-driven CRC cell survival pathways and to determine the mechanism of liver EC-induced HER3 activation in CRC cells. Qualified candidates are required to bring funded R00 grant in the area. Post-doctoral fellow experience (5+ years) doing primary CRC cells and liver ECs from surgical specimens is required.

The successful candidate is expected to secure independent, extramurally funded research program, to actively contribute to the educational missions of the department and to engage in departmental, institutional, and professional service activates. 

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae (including a list of publications and three references) and cover letter (addressed to Kenneth Chavin, Search Committee Chair) to Yi Fritz at

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.