Assistant Researcher/ Professor (Cancer Prevention in the Pacific)

Assistant Researcher/ Professor (Cancer Prevention in the Pacific)

Assistant Researcher/ Professor (Cancer Prevention in the Pacific)

Posting Date: 07/20/2023

Closing Date: 09/30/2023

Job Information/Description:

The University of Hawaii Cancer Center (UHCC; an NCI Designated Cancer Center) is inviting applications for the position of an Assistant Researcher/Professor in its Population Sciences in the Pacific (PSP) program. The successful candidate will be part of the Cancer Prevention in the Pacific (CPP) component within PSP and contribute to increasing the breadth and depth of research currently being conducted by CPP members. This is a non-tenure track position supported fully by UHCC funds for three (3) years; support through extramural funding is expected beyond the third year. Faculty in CPP focus on cancer prevention and control research within the diverse population in Hawaii and the greater Pacific catchment area, addressing cancer health disparities with a community-engaged approach highlighted by population- and patient-based behavioral research. Current areas of strength include research on tobacco products including combustible cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, and other cancer-causing addictive substances such as betel nut; nutrition-based and physical activity studies to address obesity and cancer risk; cancer screening research and outreach to communities of Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders; and working with cancer patients in the promotion of well-being through cancer survivorship and cancer care delivery research. UHCC provides highly competitive recruitment packages including space in the beautiful Cancer Center building in Honolulu, start-up funding, and salary. Core facilities available to Center investigators include Biostatistics, Genomics and Bioinformatics, Analytical Biochemistry, Nutrition Support, Metabolomics, Pathology, and Diversity Research and Recruitment. UHCC has active research training programs involving mentorship of graduate students, postdocs, and early-stage investigators. The successful candidate will join a diverse team of researchers devoted to conducting high quality research in cancer prevention and control.


Contact Information:

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