Cancer Research Faculty (Population Sciences)

Philadelphia, PA, 19019, United States

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Type: Permanent

Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education: Doctorate or Professional Degree

Category: Medical / Health

Industry: Professional Services / Research

Reference ID: 395

Date Posted: 06/30/2023


Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
Multiple Faculty Positions in Cancer Research
(Open Rank/Tenure Track)

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Jefferson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is excited to announce multiple new faculty positions in all ranks. Sought are investigators (PhD, ScD, MD, or MD/PhD) with expertise and research related to one or more of the following:

- Cancer and Aging
- Cancer survivorship; outcomes research; palliative care

- Cancer disparities- Cancer prevention, control, behavioral intervention, and survivorship
- BIG DATA/AI; Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis; Decision analysis; Disease Modeling; Markov Modeling & Microsimulation
- Environmental health related to cancer risk and progression
- Risk assessment, molecular & genetic cancer epidemiology, & translating interventions into practice
- Discovering & validating biomarkers of cancer risk, progression, prognosis, treatment, surveillance
- Smoking/tobacco use
- Pharmacoepidemiology
- Neuro-oncology; geriatric oncology

Investigators dedicated to improving the quality of cancer care for diverse populations through research whom have an established track record of grant funding are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) is an NCI-designated consortium cancer center that includes researchers from Thomas Jefferson University and Drexel University. The SKCC community outreach and engagement is ranked “exceptional” and has developed a unique transdisciplinary integrated population science mechanism to promote interactions among basic, clinical, and population scientists in the conduct of team science.

Recruited faculty will be provided generous start-up funds, a competitive salary, and modern facilities, along with administrative and infrastructure services. Successful candidates will get access to cancer registries, Precision Medicine Exchange Consortium (PMEC), and the evolving resources of various types of cancer biorepositories developed within the cancer center. There are existing investigators with experience in genetic/molecular epidemiology, biomarkers, next-generation sequencing, liquid biopsy, single-cell analyses, etc. Successful candidates will have opportunities to mentor medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and population health graduate students from the Jefferson College of Population Science and Drexel University. In addition to membership in the SKCC, primary and secondary faulty appointment(s)/affiliation(s) may be in one or more departments/divisions of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and/or the College of Population Health at Jefferson.

The University is located in the heart of Philadelphia - a large, metropolitan Eastern U.S. city with a vibrant urban cultural scene and an abundance of opportunities for professional and social interactions. The University values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans. Sought are candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community engagement has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Qualified applicants will be asked to submit a single PDF file containing a C.V., contact information for three references, a 2 page research statement, and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (1 page). For the latter Statement, sought is an outline of skills, experience, and perspective regarding applicant’s contributions to advance institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.

Inquiries and expressions of interest (before application) should be directed to:
Richard Phalunas, EdD, President/CEO
The Brooke Group

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