Job Postings

Sarcoma Faculty Clinician/Translational Researcher/Physician Scientist

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute | Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology | 11 September 2023

We seek applications from motivated MDs/DOs looking for an Assistant Professor position to focus on clinical and/or translational sarcoma research. Mentorship from Drs. Mike Heinrich, Chris Ryan and Lara Davis make this an exciting opportunity for a junior faculty member interested in a sarcoma career.

As the only sarcoma center in the state, OHSU cares for a very high volume of complex sarcoma cases.  

Clinical and translational sarcoma research opportunities abound at the Knight Cancer Institute. The Sarcoma Program boasts a large clinical trials portfolio, including cooperative group (SWOG & SARC), industry and investigator-initiated trials. In addition, the Sarcoma Program is one of 5 disease sites included in the Precision Oncology SMMART Program, a comprehensive translational and clinical research platform.

Our weekly sarcoma tumor board provides multidisciplinary review, with active participation of medical oncology, pediatric oncology, orthopedic oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, pathology and radiology. Each specialty is represented at tumor board by experts in sarcoma.

The Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology currently has over 110 faculty and is comprised of programs in the general hematology, solid tumor oncology, bone marrow transplant & cellular therapy, hematological malignancies, and palliative medicine. The Division also oversees faculty in a number of community practices, known as Community Hematology and Oncology (CHO), and maintains a strong collaboration with the VA Medical Center, linked to the main campus by a skybridge. Our clinical practices enroll more than 5,000 new patients each year.

The Division, the largest component of the Knight Cancer Institute, has a goal of providing outstanding patient care, ensuring access to high quality clinical and translational clinical trials, and integration of basic research. The Division has grown significantly over the past decade, and significant growth is projected.

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is an international leader in research and cancer treatment. We offer unprecedented resources to transform cancer early detection, diagnosis, intervention, and treatment, supported by the successful conclusion of a $1 billion fundraising campaign completed in 2015. Known as one of the pioneers in personalized cancer medicine and early detection, the Knight Cancer Institute creates an environment that encourages visionary leadership and dedicated teamwork in support of ending cancer as we know it. Our vision is a world freed from the burden of cancer, and our guiding principles remind us we are a bold, supportive, and connected team.

Located in beautiful Portland, Oregon, OHSU offers a highly collaborative atmosphere within a comprehensive health-care focused university with particular expertise in cancer, neurosciences, and cardiovascular medicine. Portland is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable places to live, with easy access to a vibrant city, outdoor activities, and a world-renowned food scene. These opportunities offer a highly nurturing environment to grow professionally and personally.

To apply, submit an application with CV and cover letter:

For more information about this position, please contact:
Lara Davis, M.D., Sarcoma Program Director,


Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment

MD Anderson Cancer Center | Sarcoma Medical Oncology | 10 September 2023

The Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology as part of the Division of Cancer Medicine invites applicants for a full-time, assistant professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA) position. Physicians with strong clinical expertise and translational research interests in Sarcoma are encouraged to apply.  Responsibilities include providing patient care in outpatient and inpatient settings, participation in focused clinical and translational research, mentorship and training of fellows and other trainees, and contributions to the overall mission of the Sarcoma Medical Oncology and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

The successful candidate will have a background that demonstrates his/her ability to work synergistically with both clinical and laboratory-based faculty.  Applicants must possess a doctorate-level degree (D.O., M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent), be board-certified/eligible in Hematology, Medical Oncology, or Internal Medicine, and be eligible for licensure as a physician in the State of Texas.  At least 5 years’ experience post-degree with any combination of time as a clinician, clinical scientist or GME trainee.  Applicants should possess excellent writing and communication skills as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, presentation skills for professional meetings, and the ability to obtain extramural funding for clinical or translational research.  MD Anderson Cancer Center offers many opportunities in a growing and vibrant research, clinical, and training environment.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, curriculum vitae, synopsis of experience and interests, and 3 letters of reference to:

Dr. Richard Gorlick, M.D., Chair ad interim and Professor
Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology
MD Anderson Cancer Center

via email to and Tammy Beavers,

Multiple postdoctoral positions in epigenomics of Ewing and CIC-DUX4 sarcomas.

Bosnakovski Lab | Medical School ( - 8 May 2023

Multiple postdoctoral positions funded by DoD and CCRF are available in the laboratory of Dr. Bosnakovski at the Department of Pediatrics to work on the epigenetic and cellular mechanisms of Ewing and CIC-DUX4 sarcoma. The fellow will have an opportunity to use various in vitro and in vivo models to study the epigenetic and cellular aberrations induced by the oncogenes. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate that accepts the challenges of working on multiomic analyses to study the different cellular compartments of the sarcoma. The candidate will be trained to work with different cell lines, ES and IPS cells, and animal models. They will have the opportunity to learn FACS analyses and to sort, imagining, gene targeting, various molecular biology technics required to study chromatin accessibility and organization, and bioinformatics.

More info about ongoing projects in Bosnakovski lab:

Required qualifications: Doctoral degree (PhD, MD, DDS, Pharm.D, DVM or the equivalent)

Preferred qualifications: Experience with bioinformatics, Background in epigenetics

Please contact Dr. Darko Bosnakovski at if you are interested in joining the group.



City of Hope National Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA - 19 January 2023

Under the supervision of Dr. William Tseng, the Research Associate II will perform a variety of research experiments related to Sarcoma Biology and Immunology.

Skills that are used in the lab include: fresh tissue (surgically-resected tumor and peripheral blood) processing; flow cytometry; cell sorting and in vitro assays; basic and advanced immunohistochemistry / immunofluorescence; gene expression assays including RNA-seq.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years of related research/laboratory experience with a Bachelor’s degree or 1+ year related research/laboratory experience with a Master’s degree.
  • Experience in laboratory research involving soft tissue sarcoma and/or solid tumor immunology
  • Interest in soft tissue sarcoma (e.g., liposarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, retroperitoneal sarcoma)

If interested, please apply at the follow link:

For any questions, please contact: Nicole Herrera: or Dr. Tseng: