Faculty Positions in Cancer Control & Population Sciences at Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah [Ongoing]

Jan 17,2017 | Consortium_staff Job Opportunities

Based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN),supporting and fostering a vibrant research enterprise in a highly collegial environment. HCI has a strong history of academic achievement and impact as well as a commitment to excellence in patient care, research, teaching and service. HCI is undergoing a major expansion which includes a new research building, and seeks outstanding candidates for faculty positions at all levels and at all ranks in basic, translational, and population sciences cancer research.

Cancer Control and Population Sciences
We seek outstanding scientists in a number of areas including, but not limited to: cancer prevention (including behavioral interventions), cancer epidemiology, with emphasis on molecular/clinical epidemiology or genetic epidemiology, cancer survivorship, exercise and cancer, health outcomes, risk communication, rural health, implementation science, and biostatistics. We are looking for collaborative and engaged colleagues who are interested in advancing their career through interdisciplinary team science.

HCI and the University Health Sciences Center provide access to state-of-the-art equipment and services through exceptional Core Facilities (see www.cores.utah.edu) that enhance both discovery and translational science. HCI also offers state-of-the-art laboratories, including a new 220,000 sq. ft. research building which doubles its research space, opening in summer 2017. The University of Utah offers robust graduate programs for training PhD and MD/PhD students. For more information about HCI, visit www.huntsmancancer.org.

Applicants for Assistant Professor are expected to hold a PhD or MD/PhD (or equivalent), have received appropriate postdoctoral training and to have a track record of impact and research productivity. Applicants for senior positions should additionally have a proven record of independent funding and innovative research. HCI particularly encourages and welcomes applications from physician-scientists across the continuum of cancer research. Highly competitive recruitment packages are available with appointment and rank in an academic department at the University of Utah determined by the applicants’ qualifications.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter containing a description of professional experience (including scientific accomplishments, leadership responsibilities and 3 references), and a 3 page research plan. Applications accepted continuously, with evaluations beginning November 15, 2016, until positions are filled or closed.

Huntsman Cancer Institute
Attn: Recruitment Office, Room 5160
2000 Circle of Hope, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5550

Or, to apply online see our online application.