New Faculty Positions in Cancer Metabolism

The Cancer Research Institute at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is partnering with three of UCI’s top basic science departments, Biological Chemistry, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, on a research initiative in Cancer Metabolism.  Faculty positions will be filled in each of the following areas:  1) a cancer biologist with experience in “Flux Metabolomics”, 2) a structural biologist with a focus on “Nutrient Sensing”, and 3) a chemoproteomics expert focused on “Drug Discovery & Action”. These positions will be appointed in one of three tenure track series at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor depending upon the specifications of each position (see below). Successful candidates will join a dynamic, collaborative program in cancer metabolism within the nationally recognized Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center – one of 49 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. Strong candidates with a PhD or MD/PhD degree and an outstanding postdoctoral track record of top-tier publications in cancer biology and metabolism are encouraged to apply. Click here for additional information.


The UCI Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is an organized research unit dedicated to basic cancer research. The CRI has over 60 faculty affiliates from departments in the Schools of Biological Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Physical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Science. The CRI supports faculty research, organizes cancer related training and functions as the basic sciences arm of the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. The CRI offices are located in Sprague Hall on the UCI main campus.

Sprague Hall, home of the CRI, houses facilities dedicated to cancer research


Currently on display in Sprague Hall

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