Wake Forest School of Medicine

Faculty Positions in Cancer Biology

Comprehensive Cancer Center

Wake Forest School of Medicine and the NCI-designated Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center (WFBCCC) of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist are seeking investigators of all ranks to fill faculty positions in Cancer Biology. Specific areas of interests include signal transduction, cancer genomics and metabolism, redox biology, tumor microenvironment, therapeutic development, stem cells, and animal models of cancer.

WFBCCC is proud to be among an elite group of cancer centers acknowledged as the nation's leaders in the fight against cancer. The National Cancer Institute's comprehensive designation is an assurance that our patients have access to the latest technologies, cancer treatments, clinical trials, and research. Partnerships with the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention, the Center for Precision Medicine, the Center for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, and other research entities provide a dynamic environment for cutting edge multidisciplinary research.

Candidate requirements are:

  • PhD and/or MD degree
  • Established independent research program
  • Active funding (especially for the established investigators)


Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist (www.WakeHealth.edu) is a nationally recognized academic health system in Winston-Salem, NC, with an integrated enterprise serving 24 counties in NC and Virginia. It comprises a regional clinical system with more than 300 locations, 2,100 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds; Wake Forest School of Medicine; and Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries.

In 2020 Wake Forest Baptist Health and Atrium Health officially joined together as a single enterprise. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Atrium Health is an integrated, not-for-profit health care system with nearly 40 hospitals and hundreds of care locations throughout the Carolinas and Georgia. As part of this new enterprise, Atrium Health has announced $3.4 billion in planned investments in our health system and the communities we serve, including the building of a new patient tower, a new pediatric outpatient center and a second medical school campus in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Located in beautiful Forsyth County (population ≈376,000) in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, Winston-Salem is the state’s fifth largest city and features a moderate climate with all four seasons and housing costs ≈30% below the national average. Residents enjoy a vibrant restaurant scene, a wide variety of indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities, strong public/private schools, enthusiastic support for the arts, and close proximity to the Appalachian Mountains and Atlantic Coast beaches.

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff.

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications are invited to apply online at emis.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/22456/?utm_medium=jobshare.
Please upload ONE PDF document with curriculum vitae, 2-3 page description of current and future research interests, and contact information for three references.

For questions, please contact Boris Pasche, MD, PhD, bpasche@wakehealth.edu.

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Last updated: 2021-10-10