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Clinical Research Scientist

Clinical Research Scientist

Clinical Research Scientist

Posting Date: 07/06/2023


Closing Date: 08/06/2023


Job Information/Description:

Job Description
Overview

About the Position:

The Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control housed at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, is seeking applicants for a full-time mobile Health (mHealth) Research Scientist position for a National Cancer Institute-funded project. The candidate will work with senior faculty members, a project coordinator, Clinical Research Associates, and other researchers to improve health outcomes for aging childhood cancer survivors. The scientist will collaborate with an experienced health informatics/IT team to develop, deploy, and maintain mHealth platforms for collecting patient-reported outcomes and digital health markers for research. Under the supervision of lead faculty members, the candidate will be engaged in a variety of research activities related to conducting literature review, data collection and analysis, creating training materials for patient engagement, writing research papers, engaging in mHealth-enabled health interventions, and grant preparations.

What St Jude Gives to You:

Generous time off policy
Excellent health care with employer-paid employee insurance premiums
Access to an on-campus gym
Paid Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Tuition Reimbursement
On-site Health Clinic and Pharmacy
Immigration Services

The World’s Brightest Minds Always Innovate

At St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we know what can be achieved when the brightest scientific minds face the fewest barriers. That’s why we provide world-class facilities. State-of-the-art technologies. Extraordinary support. And a collaborative, bench-to-bedside environment where you can see, firsthand, how your science translates into survival for the children we serve. Quite simply, at St. Jude, we encourage you to dream big, and we give you everything you need to be the force behind our cures.

Minimum Education

A MD or a PhD in an appropriate scientific field is required.

Minimum Experience

Three (3) years of relevant and productive research experience in clinical/population-based outcomes and health behavior research required.
Experience must include study design methodology, protocol development, study conduct and analysis.

Preferred qualification:

Multiple publications as the first author in patient-reported outcomes research and/or mobile or digital health technology research.
Experience in data analysis and modeling (e.g., statistical, machine learning methods).

Other Information

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Contact Information:

Apply Here: https://bit.ly/43mfZMI



Faculty (Open Rank) – Cancer Center (Cancer Prevention and Control)

Faculty (Open Rank) – Cancer Center (Cancer Prevention and Control)

Faculty (Open Rank) - Cancer Center (Cancer Prevention and Control)

Posting Date: 06/26/2023


Closing Date: 07/27/2023


Job Information/Description:

Faculty (Open Rank) – Cancer Center (Cancer Prevention and Control)

University of Illinois Cancer Center – Chicago, IL

Faculty (Open Rank) – Cancer Center (Cancer Prevention and Control) (Job ID 1019308)

The University of Illinois Cancer Center invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in the area of cancer prevention and control and with a commitment to eliminating cancer health disparities.

See full ad and submit application online by July 7, 2023 at: uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/5711?c=uic.

Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in psychology, health policy, health economics, biostatistics, other social science discipline, public health, aging or a health-related field required. Strong publication record, currently active external grant funding, and regional to national reputation that would qualify for Associate Professor with Tenure.

The academic home college/department for this position will be determined based on the optimal fit with the candidates research and disciplinary orientation.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidates successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899



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Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Posting Date: 06/16/2023


Closing Date: 09/15/2023


Job Information/Description:

We are seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Otolaryngologist for our busy practice in Indianapolis. Our ideal candidate must be comfortable performing all aspects of Pediatric ENT including airway procedures. Practice Highlights: At the Ear, Nose and Throat Center we are otolaryngology specialists who diagnose and treat the entire spectrum of pediatric otolaryngology, including airway, head/neck, otology, cochlear implant/BAHA, chronic ear and general otolaryngology. Our division is also a key member of the craniofacial, vascular malformation, and down syndrome teams. The otolaryngologists and associates provide comprehensive services through: Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent Ear, Nose and Throat Center Ascension St. Vincent Pediatric Communications Center (Audiology) Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent 24/7 coverage at Hilbert Pediatric Emergency Department, at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent Women’s Hospital NICU Full time in-house hospitalists, pediatric intensivists, and neonatologists Busy airway practice due to our 96 bed NICU (largest in Indiana), 23 bed PICU, aerodigestive team, and large cardiac surgery program. Largest level 4 NICU in the State of Indiana Statewide pediatric and NICU referral pattern Pediatric trauma and burn programs A nine story Women and children’s tower currently under construction Position

Highlights:

Office Hours/Schedule: 8-4:30, Call is 1:6- assisted by nurse practitioners and in-house 24/7 pediatric emergency medicine, PICU, NICU and hospitalist attending physicians.

GENEROUS stipend bonus Competitive salary Generous paid time off program Multiple health, dental, vision and wellness packages Annual CME Allotment 403B retirement savings plan with employer match Relocation compensation available



Additional Information:

Central Indiana Indianapolis is the 17th largest city in the nation and is the center of America’s heartland. Indianapolis supports more than 200 arts organizations, including a world-class symphony, theater, opera, ballet, museums, art galleries and professional sports. Carmel, Indiana, is located 5 minutes north of St. Vincent Hospital, and it’s been named one of the “Best Places to Live in America” by Money magazine and Niche.com. Physicians in Indiana enjoy low malpractice rates, making Indiana one of the top physician friendly states in which to practice medicine. Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with numerous cultural offerings, change of seasons, and outstanding schools. Indiana’s cost of living and unemployment rates remain below the national average.



Contact Information:

David Clingan, Recruiter
[email protected]



Open Rank Faculty Position(s) (Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) in Cancer

Open Rank Faculty Position(s) (Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) in Cancer

Open Rank Faculty Position(s) (Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) in Cancer

Posting Date: 06/13/2023


Closing Date: 07/13/2023


Job Information/Description:

Open Rank Faculty Position(s) (Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) on Cancer

Public Health / Cancer Population Health Research

Population Health Research Institute

MetroHealth / Case Western Reserve University

https://www.metrohealth.org/population-health-research-institute

We invite outstanding individuals (PhD, DrPH, MD, or DO) with a focus on Cancer Public Health, Cancer Health Disparities, or Cancer Control and Population Health research to apply for a faculty position in the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) at the MetroHealth System (MHS) and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU).

PHRIs vision is to lead the way to a healthy, thriving, equitable community and nation through actionable research, education, and collaboration. PHRI consists of three Centers: The Center for Clinical Informatics, Research, and Education (CCIRE); the Center for Reducing Health Disparities (CRHD); and The Center for Health Care Research and Policy (CHRP), all supported by a Division of Biostatistics and Data Sciences. PHRI engages in community participatory research, statewide and regional policy relevant implementation science, clinical informatics research, and social context of care. PHRI faculty maintain an environment that values diversity and nurtures collaboration, creativity, and innovation. We work closely with the Population Health Innovations Institute within The MetroHealth System where we deploy and evaluate innovative approaches to improving population health.

The successful candidate will work with the MetroHealth Cancer Center (MHCC) and the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at CWRU (case.edu/cancer/). The MHCC cares for over 1400 cancer cases annually, with approximately half of all patients representing underserved populations. MHCC is committed to expanding the cancer health services research program to address the cancer burden in the communities we serve. The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 53 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute and is affiliated with University Hospitals of Cleveland and the Cleveland Clinic. Cancer research is supported by a multi-institution Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (case.edu/medicine/ctsc/). Cleveland is a dynamic and multicultural city with considerable opportunities to expand research to address cancer and population health.

We offer a very competitive compensation package, health insurance, paid time off, liability insurance, an academic appointment to the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine faculty at a rank commensurate with experience, CME opportunities, malpractice coverage and an impressive pension program with a generous employer match through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

Required Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD, DrPH, MD, DO degree or equivalent plus a strong record of scholarly activity and extramural funding. A rank of assistant professor or higher is preferred. Academic rank for the position will be determined based on experience.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to establish a program of high quality extramurally-funded research in cancer public health, cancer prevention and/or cancer management. Additional opportunities exist for the candidate to advance and extend existing relationships with multiple departments within MHS, CWRU, and with other regional health systems. For candidates with a clinical degree, responsibilities will be based on candidate interests and MHS clinical needs. Teaching opportunities will be considered based on the candidates interests.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V. and three references to Eloy Vazquez: [email protected].

The MetroHealth System and Case Western Reserve University does not discriminate in recruitment, employment, or policy administration on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, color, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, or status as a disabled veteran or other protected veteran under U.S. federal law.



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Associate Director, Translational Research

Associate Director, Translational Research

Associate Director, Translational Research

Posting Date: 06/01/2023


Closing Date: 06/01/2024


Job Information/Description:

The University of Chicago has exclusively retained AMN Healthcare to lead a national search for
Associate Director, Translational Research
UChicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
UChicago Medicine, University of Chicago – Chicago, Illinois

This is a newly created role and an exciting opportunity to lead Translational Research at UChicago’s Comprehensive Cancer Center in a highly visible role that builds bridges across the cancer center and the university. With an impressive variety of resources available to support the growth of translational research activities, this leader will be responsible for building, strengthening, and fostering translational team science activities, and will play an important role in overall strategic planning for the Cancer Center.

The Opportunity
The Associate Director of Translational Research will work with basic, translational and clinical investigator teams to translate scientific discoveries from the laboratory to the clinic and community, with a focus on the broad thematic priority areas of the UCCCC – novel therapeutics, tumor immunology, immuno-engineering, cellular therapy, cancer metabolism, epigenetics, epitranscriptomics, target discovery, prevention, survivorship, and population science. Resources are available to accommodate an existing lab. The AD will oversee and grow Translational Groups of Research Excellence (TGRE) and other translational groups.

The Ideal Candidate
This AD will have a penchant for creative thinking and programmatic growth, with an open leadership style and will have previous experience guiding teams in a complex, multi-disciplinary academic environment. This executive leader will have experience in translational cancer research, a track record of scholarly activity and NCI or cancer-relevant funding. Experience leading a lab and as a key participant in collaborative grants, is valued. MD or PhD or equivalent degree required.

The Organization
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center is a growing academic unit that received NCI designation in 1974, Comprehensive Cancer Center designation in 2008, and in April 2023 was named the newest member institution of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). Recently, approval was awarded to move forward with building the state’s and city’s first freestanding Comprehensive Cancer Center, a $815M, 525,000SF facility with 128 beds. The Comprehensive Cancer Center is part of the Biological Sciences Division, which delivers undergraduate, graduate, medical, and postgraduate biological sciences education together with outstanding patient care and world-renowned research. UChicago Medicine has grown into an integrated academic and community health system, comprised of the Pritzker School of Medicine, the Biological Sciences Division and Ingalls Memorial, a community-based hospital and outpatient facility in Harvey, and the University of Chicago Medical Center, which is consistently ranked among the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The University is a member of the Argonne National Laboratory Collaborative and has a Cyclotron facility with cGMP capabilities and more.

The Region
Chicago, Illinois stretches along the southwest shore of Lake Michigan, featuring 26 miles of lakefront with 25 beaches. The city offers more than 8,800 acres of green space, 600 parks, 200 miles of bike lanes and 19 miles of lakefront bicycle paths. The city has major transportation hubs and an underground pedestrian system that links more than 40 blocks in the Central Business District. The city showcases art in more than 60 museums and 200 art galleries and offers a variety of major sports teams and other recreational options.



Additional Information:

The University of Chicago seeks a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity. The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination.
Job Seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email [email protected] with their request.



Contact Information:

Nominations are greatly appreciated and may be sent to:
Bernard Godley, MD, PhD, MBA, Lead Physician Executive
c/o Charlotte Tinsley, Consultant
AMN Healthcare, Leadership Solutions – Executive & Physician Leadership Search
Email: [email protected]



Postdoctoral fellow

Postdoctoral fellow

Postdoctoral fellow

Posting Date: 05/31/2023


Closing Date: 08/31/2023


Job Information/Description:

We are seeking highly motivated candidates for one or more post-doctoral fellowship positions. The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to participate in several extramurally-funded projects focused on cancer epidemiology. We seek applications from exceptional individuals with strong quantitative analytic skills in epidemiology, public health, biostatistics, and other related areas. Specific projects include a rural cancer survivors cohort, older Asian cancer survivors cohort, cancer caregivers cohort, and identifying recurrences in population-based linked data. Positions are for one year with possibility of renewal for multiple years.

The position is designed to prepare individuals for independent academic research careers. Individuals selected for this position(s) will have opportunities to lead and/or co-author manuscript publications and to share project investigator role(s) in a manner commensurate with their experience and effort.



Contact Information:

Mia Hashibe, PhD
[email protected]



Research Scientist – Cancer Center – Administration

Research Scientist – Cancer Center – Administration

Research Scientist - Cancer Center - Administration

Posting Date: 05/22/2023


Closing Date: 06/22/2023


Job Information/Description:

Research Scientist – Cancer Center – Administration

University of Illinois Cancer Center – Chicago, IL

Research Scientist – Cancer Center – Administration (Job ID #1016791)

This position will provide key scientific and systems support to the University of Illinois Cancer Center Administration and Cancer Center faculty members in the development and preparation of large cancer-focused grants in basic, translational, clinical, and prevention research. This will entail working with teams of PhD-level researchers, physician scientists, and UICC staff to conceptualize and draft research proposals, including the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG). This position will also help craft research protocols for prevention and treatment clinical trials. Recruit, supervise and/or train other research staff or students.

See full ad and submit application online by June 9, 2023 at: uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/3126?c=uic.

Qualifications:

* Identify high yield high value funding opportunities to support UICC strategic research priorities.
* Promote funding opportunities to UICC leadership and engage researchers and physician scientists to conceptualize and develop grant applications.
* Provide key scientific and systems support in the development of large cancer-focused research proposals. This includes grant and manuscript writing, editing, and data analytics.
* Assist with writing research publications (as lead or co-author) and scientific abstracts for peer-reviewed journals and professional research meetings.
* Analyze data and information, evaluate and report findings to Senior Research Faculty and other involved research staff.
* Work directly with principal investigators, sponsor investigators, industry sponsors, clinical trial study teams, and research administration to write research protocols.
* Develop and maintain research records, grant information, research notes and resource utilization.
* Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that sponsor and research objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage research staff or students as needed.
* Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidates successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899



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Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement

Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement

Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement

Posting Date: 05/16/2023


Closing Date: 07/17/2023


Job Information/Description:

Search for the

Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement at the

Louisiana State University-Louisiana Children’s Medical Center Cancer Center

New Orleans, Louisiana

 

THE SEARCH

 

In 2022, Louisiana State University (LSU), in conjunction with its LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO), announced a major new strategic partnership with the Louisiana Children’s Medical Center (LCMC Health) to advance cancer care, research, and education. LCMC has committed an investment of $75 million over five years to this partnership to support the LSU-LCMC Cancer Center, a dramatically expanded cancer center in New Orleans dedicated to reducing the burden of cancer in a state with one of the highest cancer rates and disparities in the country and aggressively pursuing the first and only National Cancer Institute (NCI) Designation in the region.

 

The LSU-LCMC Cancer Center seeks an Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement (AD for COE) to join the team and lead efforts to engage bidirectional communication between the Cancer Center and the population it serves.

 

LSUHSC-NO is the State of Louisiana’s flagship comprehensive academic medical center, known for the quality of its academic and training programs in educating most of Louisiana’s health care professionals in its six schools including medicine, the graduate school, allied health professions, the pre-eminent public school of public health, the state’s only dental school, and the only nursing school in Louisiana within an academic health center. The faculty and staff of LSUHSC-NO engage in healthcare delivery, research, and teaching statewide in conjunction with over one hundred affiliated hospitals and other health science- related institutions. LSUHSC-NO provides vital public service through direct patient care including care of indigent and uninsured patients as well as through referral services, continuing education, and public health information. In addition, the University works cooperatively with two Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) to focus on improving the number and distribution of healthcare providers in underserved rural and urban areas of Louisiana.

 

Louisiana Children’s Medical Center (LCMC Health) is a New Orleans–based, non-profit health system with six hospitals, six urgent care centers, and physician practices across the region. Founded by Louisiana’s first freestanding children’s hospital, LCMC Health has grown into a healthcare system built to serve communities and families unique needs across New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, and beyond. In joining forces through the LSU-LCMC Cancer Center, these two major institutions have exponentially advanced the opportunities for advancing cancer care, research, and outreach for the state, region, and nation.

 

The LSU-LCMC Cancer Center is seeking an Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement Reporting directly to the Cancer Center Director, this is an extraordinary opportunity for an innovative and visionary leader to establish transformative community engagement and foster transdisciplinary cancer research that will prove vital for the assessment of disparities affecting the catchment area. This innovative leader will work alongside the Community Advisory Board (CAB) and Community Health Associates (CHAs) to work collectively in the community and facilitate ongoing communication and galvanize efforts toward vital breakthroughs and advancement in cancer research. The successful candidate for AD-COE also will be able to build a team of up to four Community Outreach and Engagement researchers who will foster unprecedented growth in community outreach and engagement.

 

The successful candidate will have a track record of federally funded cancer research, academic recognition, and mentorship that will qualify for a faculty appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. The AD-COE is responsible for developing assessments that will identify drivers of cancer risk, inspiring research to match the community’s needs, and developing interventions to improve outcomes for survivors. Thus, the selected candidate will be someone who is swift at building and galvanizing, adept at collaboration, possesses exceptional communication skills, and is an expert in engaging the community. LSU-LCMC Cancer Center has engaged Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist with this important search. All applications, inquiries, and nominations should be directed to the search firm as indicated at the end of this document.

 

LSU-LCMC CANCER CENTER

 

The mission of the LSU-LCMC partnership is to alleviate the burden of cancer across the catchment area, the state of Louisiana, and beyond, through interdisciplinary discovery, compassionate care, and training of individuals to fight inequities through engagement, respect, and conviction. The timing of this hiring is vital, as distinct disparities within the state create unique variables and challenges that lead to higher rates of cancer in low-income communities across Louisiana, which has the 7th highest cancer incidence rate in the United States. Residents and the population in the surrounding region are suffering as Louisiana has the fifth-highest overall cancer mortality rate in the nation, with 218.2 per 100,000 Louisianans dying from the disease annually.

 

Through this LSU-LCMC partnership, cancer research and innovative approaches to training and education will serve as a catalyst for the quality of cancer care in Louisiana, the Gulf South, and beyond. This partnership stands on the mutual dedication to serving the unique needs of the communities, through healthcare delivery, research, and education. The partners include:

 

LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) is Louisiana’s most comprehensive academic health sciences center, known for the quality of its academic and training programs. LSU-NO-HSC is responsible for the education of most of Louisiana’s healthcare professionals. It was founded in 1931 with a mission of training outstanding doctors, committed to caring for the underserved while providing excellent healthcare for the people of Louisiana. What began as a small School of Medicine has now morphed into a major Health Sciences Center with five other schools (Dentistry, Nursing, Allied Health, Public Health, and Graduate Studies), and eight research Centers of Excellence established by the Louisiana State University Board of Regents. Faculty, staff, residents, and students align in the commitment to advance medical science with exciting discoveries in the laboratory, researching new treatments, and understanding how the delivery system can improve health equity.
 

LCMC Health offers six hospital locations: Children’s Hospital, East Jefferson General Hospital, New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, and West Jefferson Medical Center. Through all six locations, they deliver world-class care through a network of urgent care centers across the greater New Orleans area. With over 2,800 board-certified physicians, they not only serve those in need but conduct comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) to identify the most significant needs across the region and develop strategies to address them.
 

LSU: Located in Baton Rouge on more than 100 acres near the Mississippi River, LSU is 1 of 24 Universities nationwide that hold a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant designation, and is 1 of 8 Universities in the country to house a law school, dental school, veterinary school, and an MBA program. LSU has a $5.1 billion economic impact on Louisiana.

 

THE ROLE

 

The AD for COE will report directly to the Cancer Center Director and will work to define the catchment area and assess the direct needs for the strategic framework for COE activities. This leader will oversee the Office of Community and Engagement and work with the Cancer Center senior leadership and program leaders to advise on ongoing changes in cancer burdens and disparities within the catchment area of populations most affected.

 

OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR THE AD FOR COE

 

Establish a vision and implement strategic priorities for the Office of Community Engagement and Outreach

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for building the Office of Community Engagement and Outreach and implementing a proactive vision for progressive assessment and preventive measures. The AD will possess the political acumen to execute such a vision in a highly collaborative and inclusive fashion, working with community stakeholders and colleagues in a collegial, intellectually rigorous, learning-based culture. The AD for COE must understand the complexity of an ever-changing political landscape and have the ability to maintain strategic priority and ability to forecast vision, within this framework. It will be important for this leader to proactively advance public understanding of the Office of Community Engagement, its distinctive capabilities, its culture, and its vital impact on the local community, preventative measures, and patient care.

 

Serve as a transformative spokesperson for bidirectional communication and establish critical community involvement

 

The AD for COE will serve as a direct spokesperson, driving critical communication channels and intentionally nurturing existing relationships with external communities and other partners, to strategically facilitate cross-disciplinary research, transformative communication, and community involvement. The incumbent will find innovative ways to partner with community leaders and partners, and program leads to work cohesively to build upon the existing programs, clinical trials, and bolster culturally relevant research efforts. The ability to galvanize and build trust will ensure lifesaving participation and serve as a catalyst for education within the catchment area that advances the mission of the Cancer Center.

 

To accomplish this, the AD for COE will serve as a compelling and persuasive communicator, building strong local and national support, and will speak genuinely and empathetically to relevant communities and the populations most affected within the catchment area to aid in disseminating and implementing research, and early detection and screening avenues. As such, it is expected that the AD for COE will develop and maintain a local presence and gain report through interaction and consistent communication. To understand the population of New Orleans and of Louisiana, the AD must be skilled at developing community partnerships and driving a robust community advisory board.

 

Develop, Promote, and disseminate relevant and timely educational information regarding the vital importance of cancer prevention to communities within the catchment areas

 
The AD for COE will develop innovative assessments for the changing needs of cancer burdens that directly affect the catchment area, will promote community education efforts, and will advance the importance of preventative measures. This leader needs to be fundamentally rooted in understanding and advancing research focused on improving the health of underserved populations, fully understanding how racial disparities affect healthcare and how it pertains to these underserved communities. The AD for COE will ensure that results and findings generated from research conducted through the Center will be disseminated broadly through peer-reviewed articles, presentations, and through the cohesive network of the clinical scientist program.

 

Oversee and grow an effective team that works seamlessly to further critical grant opportunities, develops relevant critical trials, and establishes robust community engagement for long-term partnership and impact

 

The AD for COE will model and encourage proactive outreach internally and across disciplines that positively affects cross-pollination of growth and directly supports a culture of teamwork. The right leader in this role will be a galvanizer who can build on the Cancer Center’s existing strengths and develop the capacity of the team to serve the diverse communities that reside within the catchment area. The AD for COE will prioritize communication internally and circumvent roadblocks and navigate politics that can impact community outreach programs and community relations. He/she will desire to work collaboratively with both internal and external colleagues while leading teams and developing partnerships.

 

The AD for COE is adept at listening and assessing the critical needs and suggestions of their team, leadership, and the community at large while weaving together an effective strategy for promoting a well- rounded team for a long-term impact on bridging new horizons for cancer prevention and health care for New Orleans.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITIES

 

The successful candidate will be an outstanding leader and innovator thinker. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership and administrative abilities, outstanding interpersonal skills, and a proven track record of leading change. The candidate must hold a terminal degree (e.g., MD, Ph.D., ScD, or DrPH) and should qualify for the rank of associate or full professor at LSUHSC-NO. Ideally, candidates for this position will possess many, if not all, of the following characteristics:

 

Internationally recognized researcher with a proven track record of independent, federally- funded, community-based research and high-impact publications in the field of behavioral/community-based research and cancer prevention
MD, MD/PhD, or PhD degree in a relevant field; with expertise in community outreach and engagement, particularly in underserved populations
Credentials to support an appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level
Experience with successfully obtaining individual and programmatic NIH grants
An innovative and progressive leader who thinks “outside the box” and challenges the status quo for strategies to achieve growth in a changing research environment
An agile thinker capable of navigating a complex and multifaceted campus environment with a collaborative, interdisciplinary, and team-oriented mindset
An excellent communicator and listener with the leadership presence to unite and inspire a diverse group of faculty and staff around a clearly articulated vision
A leader with high emotional intelligence and good interpersonal skills; someone who embodies the LSU-LCMC Cancer Center’s core values and characteristics
Contributions in scholarship and research, community advocacy, teaching, and service (e.g., mentoring, recruitment, community action, research on issues related to diversity, social inequalities, and social justice) that show a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity
Contributions to scholarship and research, community advocacy, teaching, and service (e.g., mentoring, recruitment, community action, research on issues related to diversity, social inequalities, and social justice) that show a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
 
ABOUT NEW ORLEANS

 

Located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of Louisiana. With a population of 383,997 according to the 2020 U.S. census, it is the most populous city in Louisiana and the twelfth-most populous city in the Southeastern part of the United States. New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub and is world-renowned for its music, cuisine, and annual celebrations and festivals, such as Mardi Gras. New Orleans is a cross-cultural and multilingual heritage.

 

New Orleans was severely affected by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, which flooded more than 80% of the city, killed more than 1,800 people, displaced thousands of residents, and significantly damaged the campus of the LSU Health Sciences Center, the old Charity Hospital and the VA Medical Center. Since Katrina, major growth and rebuilding efforts have led to a rebound in the city’s population as well as over

 

$2 billion in the construction of new University Medical Center and VA hospitals.

 

TO APPLY

 

Inquiries, nominations, and applications should be sent in strict confidence to Dan Rodas, Partner, and Ivy Couch, Associate of Isaacson, Miller: https://www.imsearch.com/open-searches/louisiana-state-university-louisiana-childrens-medical-center-cancer-center/associate

 

LSU Health Sciences Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.



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Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD

Posting Date: 05/01/2023


Closing Date: 08/01/2023


Job Information/Description:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

We are currently accepting applications for the cohort of June 2024

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is now accepting applications for Cancer Prevention Fellows. This unique postdoctoral training opportunity is perfect for researchers with an interest in and adjacent to the field of cancer prevention.

Pursue your research interests with world-class training and mentorship
The centerpiece of the program is mentored, multidisciplinary research. Our comprehensive postdoctoral program is flexible enough to permit individual creativity while offering an organizational foundation for research and growth.

In this program you will:
• Launch an independent research program in cancer prevention with support from NCI investigators
• Increase performance through fellowship coaching and training
• Join a cohort of diverse postdoc collaborators
• If eligible, earn an MPH sponsored by NCI
• Receive a competitive stipend with relocation assistance, health insurance, and travel benefits

Qualifications
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a related discipline or be currently enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program and scheduled to complete all requirements prior to the start of the program.
Applicants must also be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and have less than five years of relevant postdoctoral research experience.

Learn more and apply
Applications will be accepted through August 1, 2023. You must apply through our online system at https://applications.cpfp.cancer.gov/fellowship/fellowship.php?cid=jb_aspo_en_cpfp_application_2023

To learn more about eligibility requirements and to apply, visit https://cpfp.cancer.gov or email us at [email protected].



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Associate Director Recruitments: AD of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and AD of Community, Outreach, and Engagement

Associate Director Recruitments: AD of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and AD of Community, Outreach, and Engagement

Associate Director Recruitments: AD of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and AD of Community, Outreach, and Engagement

Posting Date: 04/14/2023


Closing Date: 12/31/2023


Job Information/Description:

As a leader in cancer care, transdisciplinary research, and education, the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) is now serving a catchment area that includes a 30-county region in central and western North Carolina, and northwest South Carolina, in partnership with the Levine Cancer Institute. Under the leadership of recently recruited Executive Director Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, this is an exciting time to join a team of over 400 researchers and physicians focused on translating discoveries from basic and population sciences research into clinical use for preventing, detecting, treating, and surviving cancer. The CCC cares for over 20,000 individuals with newly diagnosed cancer each year, with care available at over 20 regional locations.

Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement

The CCC seeks a bold, visionary, and collaborative Associate Director of Community Outreach and Engagement (AD of COE) to lead this well-established program poised for significant growth across both campus locations. The AD of COE will lead collaborative efforts with community and academic partners to facilitate research across the scientific programs to address the cancer burden within the CCC catchment area with a particular focus on cancers that disproportionately impact the diverse and traditionally underserved and under-resourced populations. Applicants should have a strong reputation in cancer health disparities and community engaged research, as evidenced by a track record of external funding and peer-reviewed publications. Qualified candidates will hold an M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D., and must possess academic credentials that qualify them for academic appointment as an Associate or Full Professor.

Inaugural Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The CCC seeks a highly motivated, energetic, and coalition builder to serve as the inaugural Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (AD of DEI). The AD of DEI will play a vital role in leading the construction and implementation of CCC’s DEI practices across both campus locations. As a member of the CCC senior leadership team and a faculty member in the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, the AD of DEI will be supported by administrative, clinical, and academic champions of health equity and social justice within the CCC and across the Atrium Health enterprise. By developing a diverse workforce and culture of inclusive excellence, the AD of DEI will help the CCC continue to deliver the transformative scientific discoveries and care innovation strategies of CCC for the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer to improve patient outcomes and reduce the occurrence of cancer.



Contact Information:

The CCC has retained Grant Cooper, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. All applications, inquiries, and nominations, which will remain confidential, should be directed to:

COE: Abby Walsh at [email protected]
DEI: Renee Breer at [email protected]