Faculty Position, Cancer Survivorship and Cancer Care Delivery, Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Faculty Position, Cancer Survivorship and Cancer Care Delivery, Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Posting Date: 08/13/2019

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Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center

Faculty Position in Cancer Survivorship and Cancer Care Delivery

The Cancer Prevention and Control Program of the Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center (WFBCCC) is committed to strengthening our vibrant research program in cancer survivorship and cancer care delivery. We seek to fill one open rank position. Candidates at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with an independent research program as well as interest in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: cancer symptom science, health care delivery and health outcomes research, health promotion interventions for cancer survivors, and treatment/genomic decision-making. The Cancer Prevention and Control Program places a high priority on intervention and translational research, as well as research that focuses on cancer disparities.

The WFBCCC Cancer Prevention and Control Program has a large and dynamic group of faculty in 15 departments, inclusive of social and behavioral scientists, implementation and health outcomes researchers, clinicians in primary and specialty care, and basic scientists. The WFBCCC serves as an NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Base and actively participates in the National Clinical Trials Network. Opportunities for collaboration exist with the Maya Angelou Center on Health Equity, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Center for Integrative Medicine, the Center for Healthcare Innovation, and the Sticht Center on Aging. The WFBCCC is dedicated to inter-programmatic research across our four programs: Cancer Prevention and Control, Neuro-Oncology Program, Cancer Genetics and Metabolism, and Signaling and Biotechnology. Departmental home will align with a candidate’s interests. Many WFBCCC Cancer Prevention and Control members hold a primary or joint faculty appointment in the Division of Public Health Sciences, which has over 60 faculty and 220 staff in four departments: Social Sciences and Health Policy, Implementation Science, Epidemiology and Prevention, and Biostatistics and Data Science. PHS has been consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally in NIH research funding among similar departments within medical schools.

Applicants should have a PhD, DPH, MD or equivalent degree, with an emerging independent research program as evidenced by current extramural funding in cancer survivorship or cancer care delivery. Experience leading collaborative research in a multidisciplinary setting, a strong record of research achievement, and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Opportunities for teaching exist within our Master’s degree program in Clinical and Population Translational Science and within the Graduate and Medical Schools.

The WFBCCC is located in Winston Salem, North Carolina, with a population of approximately 220,000 in Winston Salem and over 1.6 million in the Piedmont Triad area. Winston Salem is in the northwestern region of North Carolina and is within easy driving distance of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the beaches of North Carolina. It is known as the “City of the Arts” with a vibrant arts community, a thriving downtown entertainment district, and the newly developed Wake Forest Innovation Quarter (https://www.innovationquarter.com/).

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a summary of research interests to Dr. John  M. Salsman (jsalsman@wakehealth.edu) and Stephanie Bunch (sbunch@wakehealth.edu). Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

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For information about the Comprehensive Cancer Center, visit http://www.wakehealth.edu/Research/Comprehensive-Cancer-Center/ and for information on the Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Division of Public Health Sciences visit https://school.wakehealth.edu/Departments/Public-Health-Sciences.

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines. EOE/AA

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