Cancer EpidemiologistsPosting Date: 06/29/2021
Closing Date: 09/01/2021
Join the Winthrop P. Rockefeller team and help us fight the battle against cancer
Multiple Research Faculty Positions Available
The UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute is seeking exceptional candidates for tenure-track Epidemiology faculty positions in the following disease site areas: breast, colorectal, lung, gynecological and prostate cancers. Underrepresented minorities and individuals with expertise in community-based research or health disparities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Epidemiology from an accredited program and highly competent in epidemiologic methods. Priority will be given to investigators with active extramural funding. Applicants should have a strong record of recent accomplishments as a postdoctoral fellow or sustained productivity as a faculty member with high impact publications and extramural funding.
Successful applicants will join one of the most prestigious cancer centers in the country. The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute is the only academic cancer center in the state of Arkansas with a robust cancer research portfolio treating over 2,500 new cancer patients a year and supporting nearly 270 cancer clinical trials. This recruitment is made possible through significant institutional support and a $10M annual commitment from the state of Arkansas to support the Cancer Institute’s efforts to attain NCI Designation.
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Applicants should send a 3-page research statement, their Curriculum Vitae, a one page letter of interest, and 3 professional references directly to Recruitment Administrator, Jennifer Moulton at [email protected] Applications will be reviewed now through September 1, 2021. 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.
In order to be considered, all applicants must also apply to our posted position on our HR website; Jennifer Moulton will send you a copy of this link when your application is received.
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