Faculty Positions in Implementation Science, UAMS Center for Implementation Research

Jun 7,2021 | Consortium_staff Job Opportunities

Applications due August 1.

The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, in conjunction with the UAMS Center for Implementation Research, seeks community-engaged researchers to join its exemplary team of investigators with expertise in implementation science. Recruitment is for tenured and tenure-track faculty at all ranks.

This recruiting effort is made possible through significant institutional support and an annual commitment from the state of Arkansas to support the Cancer Institute’s efforts to attain NCI Designation. The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute has been one of the nation’s premier cancer centers for more than three decades, and it is the only cancer center in the state of Arkansas with a robust cancer research portfolio and a mission to improve cancer outcomes for all Arkansans. The Cancer Institute treats over 2,500 new cancer patients annually and has an extensive effort focused on delivering cancer care and conducting research in underserved populations. Its 135 members conduct outstanding cancer research in multiple scientific programs.

Cancer Institute members receive approximately $10 million in extramural cancer research funds annually, including multiple “team science” grants. The Cancer Institute has 5 institutional shared resource facilities. A robust clinical trial infrastructure currently supports nearly 270 cancer clinical trials. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is one of 57 institutions with an NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award, which supports translational research and creates a supportive environment that synergizes with the Cancer Institute to promote junior investigators and transdisciplinary research. The UAMS Center for Implementation Research (CIR), in partnership with the UAMS Translation Research Institute (funded by the NIH Clinical and Translation Science Award), is a nationally recognized, extramurally funded program with a dual focus on developing generalizable knowledge from research and conducting demonstration projects in high priority implementation areas. In addition, the CIR has a strong focus on education, training, and mentoring in implementation science. The CIR is committed to growing the portfolio of NCI-funded implementation research at UAMS.

Applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae, a one-page letter of interest, and 3 professional references directly to Jennifer Moulton at jamoulton@uams.edu. Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD, PharmD, DrPh or equivalent. Selected applicants will join a diverse and vibrant academic community that values its researchers and is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Applicants must be able to work in a team environment.

For more information and to apply, view the job posting.