Best Places to Work in Academia: U.S. Rankings

No. 1 US: Fox Chase Cancer Center

Courtesy of Paul Cohen

At the Fox Chase Cancer Center, which ranked first in the United States in the "Best Places" survey, research is a team sport. "We all have a common mission and a common goal," says Erica Golemis, a principal investigator in the basic science division. "This is the most cooperative, interactive place."


1. Fox Chase Cancer Center
(Philadelphia, Pa.)
2. Purdue University
(West Lafayette, Ind.)
3. Yale University
(New Haven, Conn.)
4. University of California (San Francisco)
5. University of Minnesota (St. Paul)
6. Cornell University
(Ithaca, NY)
7. National Cancer Institute
(Frederick, Md.)
8. Michigan State University
9. University of Nebraska
10. University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center

Fox Chase in Philadelphia is one of the National Cancer Institutes' 39 designated comprehensive...

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