Vice Chair of Research in Gastrointestinal Oncology

Magnolia Campus, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612

Basic Science Admin

Full Time


Day Shift


MD or PhD

Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.

                                    Vice Chair of Research in Gastrointestinal Oncology 

The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute (Moffitt) is seeking an outstanding investigator who is a leader in the Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer research field, and who will serve as Vice Chair of Research of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Department of Moffitt. The expertise of the Applicant should be evident in top-tier publications, extramural funding, an established stature in the GI cancer research field, and a creative portfolio of research programs that will complement ongoing high-profile research conducted by Cancer Center members in the areas of tumor immunity, epidemiology, molecular oncology, cancer metabolism, imaging, genetic and epigenetic control, tumor biology, mathematical oncology and evolution, and cancer drug discovery and development.


Candidates must hold a PhD degree, qualify for faculty appointment as a tenure-track Senior Member/Professor or as an Associate Member/Associate Professor, and have demonstrated skills in leadership and administrative roles. The generous recruitment package includes a highly competitive salary, a large laboratory start-up fund, ample laboratory space and a stimulating and highly collaborative and collegial environment.


Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, their Curriculum Vitae, a synopsis of their past and current research programs, and their vision for developing collaborative translational GI Research Programs, to Dr. John L. Cleveland, Associate Center Director of Basic Science at Moffitt, via e-mail to Tara.Christie@Moffitt.org.  


Moffitt is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center based in the state of Florida. Moffitt has exceptional research and clinical facilities, and truly exceptional institutional and state support for research. Moffitt is located in Tampa, Florida, which is a thriving city with a low cost of living, excellent culture and restaurants, and a high quality of life. This position requires someone who can appreciate the sunshine, the nation's top beaches, and year-round golf, biking, boating, fishing, tennis and other recreational activities that are associated with the Gulf Coast of Florida.

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.