Tenure-Track Junior PI in Translational Clinical Research
Are you a dynamic and ambitious scientist ready to make a mark in Translational Clinical Research and Team science?
The AIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology (IFOM) in the vibrant city of Milan, Italy, invites applications for the position of Junior Group Leader. IFOM, was established in 1998 as the first Italian research center dedicated to exploring the molecular mechanisms underlying tumor formation and progression. In 2022, IFOM secured funding to expand its mission, which now includes rapid and effective translation of basic cancer research findings into clinical applications for patients.
Unleash Your Potential
As a Junior Group Leaderat IFOM, you will spearhead groundbreaking research, unraveling the power and the complexity of mechanism based clinical trials in oncology. Dive into diverse areas such mechanistic understanding, target identification and validation, preclinical modeling, and team science including biomarker development, proof of concept trials, comparative effectiveness and all related areas.
IFOM provides unparalleled access to cutting-edge core facilities and advanced technologies. Harness the power of bulk and single cell genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, imaging, spatial transcriptomics, digital pathology, and animal facilities, ensuring your research is at the forefront of innovation. Take advantage of a unique data set and sample cohorts from IFOM initiated clinical trials in colorectal and breast cancer.
Join a dynamic international scientific community that thrives on interdisciplinary collaboration. Work alongside experts in cancer genetics, genome stability, cell signaling, protein stability, genomic analysis, mechanobiology, and immunology, fostering an environment where groundbreaking ideas flourish.
Collaborate closely with basic and data scientists, experimental pathologists, and clinical oncologists, contributing to and shaping innovative mechanism-inspired clinical trials. Make a tangible impact on cancer treatment and patient outcomes through your discoveries. A newly established liaison with the new department in Computing Sciences, an interdisciplinary center for research in fundamental and modeling problems in information and computation at Bocconi University – Milan, will also allow to foster the deployment of AI in the translational field.
IFOM offers a competitive start-up package and compensation, along with administrative and grants management support. As a member of the AIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology, you'll benefit from networking opportunities, training sessions, mentoring and funding possibilities to fuel your research endeavors.
- MD, MD/PhD or PhD and postdoctoral research experience
- Strong publication record
- Potential to establish an independent, externally-funded research program
- Experience working in a matrix environment within academic medicine
- Proven success in collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams
How to Apply
Send your cover letter detailing your research interests, research plan, CV, and contact information for three references to recruitment[@]ifom.eu.
Act fast—review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
IFOM is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities to contribute to scientific excellence. Seize this opportunity to shape the future of cancer metastasis research at IFOM.
Join us in Milan, where passion meets purpose. Your journey to scientific excellence starts here.