Faculty Openings, Population and Cancer Control, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Mar 20,2021 | Consortium_staff Job Opportunities

Location: Dallas, TX

The Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, in conjunction with the Department of Population & Data Sciences, at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking multiple scientific investigators to join their dynamic research program in Population Science and Cancer Control. The Center is particularly interested in applicants with innovative, independent and collaborative research programs in biomarker validation, obesity and metabolic syndrome, molecular/cancer epidemiology, and cancer care delivery across the cancer control continuum.

Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in behavioral or biological science, bioinformatics or biostatistics, communication, epidemiology, health services, psychology, or public health. Cancer Center leadership will consider interested and qualified senior investigators for leadership positions. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

The Population Sciences and Cancer Control Program is one of six research programs in the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, which received NCI designation in 2010 and achieved Comprehensive status in 2015. The Program has 27 members from diverse disciplines (social and behavioral sciences, economics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, biostatistics, implementation science, outcomes/health services) and receives annual peer-reviewed funding of ~$6 million. The Program has established research portfolios in cancer care delivery research in safety-net healthcare settings and cancer screening, cancer survivorship, and dissemination and implementation research. Members are highly collaborative with several multi-investigator awards.

Qualified candidates should apply online (#523874 or 523876) and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of research interests/goals and statement on diversity, equity and inclusion.