Faculty Positions in Cancer Research, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Philadelphia, PA

Faculty Positions in Cancer Research, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Philadelphia, PA

Posting Date: 03/23/2018


Job Information/Description:

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Jefferson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is excited to announce new faculty positions in the areas of Cancer Population Sciences, Applied Health Economics & Outcomes Research, and Molecular Epidemiology in Cancer.  Sought are investigators (PhD, ScD, MD, or MD/PhD) with expertise and research related to one or more of the following:

  • Risk assessment, molecular & genetic cancer epidemiology, and translating interventions into practice
  • Discovering & validating biomarkers of cancer risk, progression, prognosis, treatment, surveillance
  • Cancer prevention, control, behavioral intervention, and survivorship
  • Bayesian Network Meta-Analysis; Decision analysis; Disease Modeling; Markov Modeling & Microsimulation
  • Outcomes research; cancer survivorship; palliative care
  • Smoking/tobacco use
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Neuro-oncology; geriatric oncology
  • Academic, healthcare & industry partner collaboration focused on cancer prevention, treatment, &/or disparities

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 various experience on 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 one or more departments/divisions of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and/or the College of Population Health at Jefferson.

The SKCC at Jefferson is located in the heart of Philadelphia with an abundance of opportunities for professional and social interactions in a vibrant urban cultural science.  Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.



Contact Information:

Inquiries and expressions of interest should be directed to:

Richard Phalunas, EdD, President/CEO

rphalunas@thebrookegroup.us / (304) 594-1890



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