The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research seeks a Scientific Director to help build, shape, and direct the Foundation’s portfolio of innovative cancer research projects. Reporting to the Vice President, Scientific Research, the successful candidate will bring a deep understanding of cancer biology, discovery, and translational science to inform the Foundation’s strategic direction, ensure early awareness of opportunities, and establish research programs to enable breakthroughs that can transform the lives of patients. The Scientific Director will oversee multiple projects across diverse areas of cancer research such as disease mechanism elucidation, model systems development, biomarker identification, and therapeutics discovery, with responsibility to select and initiate projects, track progress, assess impact, communicate results, and plan next steps for ongoing efforts.
Based in New York City, The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to accelerating cures for cancer by integrating discoveries in biology with innovative technology. We fund a global portfolio of groundbreaking research carried out by individual investigators, multi-investigator teams, and inter-institutional collaborations.
The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and comprehensive workforce based on merit and experience. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.
Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer a competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k).
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