Cancer Prevention and Control ResearcherPosting Date: 02/18/2022
Closing Date: 12/31/2022
As a strategic priority, Cedars-Sinai Cancer and its Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program are actively recruiting for several open positions (all academic ranks) for outstanding research investigators with expertise in cancer prevention and control.
Areas of program growth include behavioral and implementation research, particularly in the community setting, advancing the use of digital technologies in cancer prevention and control, and innovative strategies, including clinical trials, that are investigating new approaches to reduce cancer risk or improve outcomes among cancer survivors. Individual (and groups) with active research related to the prevention and control of HPV associated cancers, tobacco control, obesity-associated cancers, cancers impacting the LGBTQ+ community, and cancer of the liver are strongly encouraged to apply.
Ranked by US News & World Report as the #9 Best Hospital in Cancer in 2021-2022, Cedars-Sinai Cancer is looking for nationally recognized or promising investigators for positions of Research Scientist of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program.
About the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program
The Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program includes 22 members encompassing expertise in epidemiology, drug and lifestyle interventions, genetics, psychology, survivorship, molecular biology, health disparities, and genomics. The CPC Program fosters a collaborative and multidisciplinary research environment in which members have access to exceptional, state-of-the-art core facilities, training grants and clinical scholars’ programs, developmental funds, interaction with other research programs, including an outstanding cancer genetics program, and a formal network of hospital affiliations serving the Greater Los Angeles area.
About Academic Research
Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a top 10 academic medical center for NIH funding with over $200M in extramural research grant funding. The largest academic medical center in the western United States, Cedars-Sinai also trains the next generation of physicians, researchers, and allied health professionals.
Cedars-Sinai Catchment and Community
In addition to a large patient population within the Cedars-Sinai Cancer Clinical Programs, Greater Los Angeles and its surrounding communities comprise one of the largest and most diverse populations in the United States. This includes Latinx, Filipinx, Korean, African American, Jewish American, LGBTQ+ and non-Latinx White communities – each with unique cancer burdens and unaddressed cancer needs.
Qualifications of Competitive Applicants
Applicants should have a track record of scholarship, research impact, and research funding consistent with professional rank. Academic rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Outstanding Early Career Faculty whose research fits within our targeted growth areas and with an academic record consistent with strong future funding potential are strongly encouraged to apply.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Cedars-Sinai seeks to find, develop, and retain the best clinical and research faculty. We are very strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, we encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their CVs, a cover letter. And names of three references to Patricia Thompson, PhD and Marc Goodman, PhD, Program Leaders, Cancer Prevention and Control, Cedars-Sinai Cancer c/o [email protected]