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Faculty Position in Integrative Medicine (Oncology)

Faculty Position in Integrative Medicine (Oncology)

Faculty Position in Integrative Medicine (Oncology)

Posting Date: 02/17/2023


Closing Date: 05/17/2023


Job Information/Description:

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Integrative Medicine Program, on the Clinical Scholar pathway with an approximate 50:50 contribution to clinical service and academic pursuits.

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) are jointly recruiting a full-time MD/DO faculty member at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level without tenure due to funding (WOT), in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch and the Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine at the UW. The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch. Academic appointment at the University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank. University of Washington Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments and Associate and Full Professors WOT hold indefinite appointments that both align with a 12-month service period. Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

The selected individual for the advertised position is expected to contribute to our mission of delivering outstanding clinical care and developing excellence in clinical research in integrative medicine and supportive care. All clinical and translational research experiences and interests will be considered, and expertise and focus in developing symptom management programs to help patients adhere to standard treatment pathways and/or to improve cancer survivorship is highly desirable. The Fred Hutch Integrative Medicine Program collaborates closely with other Supportive Care services, including Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Medicine, Pain, Palliative Care, Psychosocial Oncology, Social Work, and Spiritual Health. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Teaching responsibilities will involve oversight of advanced practice providers, nurses, and fellows in the clinical setting, and delivery of informal teaching sessions and formal lectures to providers and the general medical community.

The Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2023
Qualifications

Qualified applicants will have specific clinical and research interest and experience in the field of Integrative Oncology, such as lifestyle recommendations (nutrition, physical activity), the appropriate use of dietary supplements and natural products, mind-body medicine, and/or acupuncture following a cancer diagnosis.

The ideal candidate should have a record of and primary interest in Integrative Oncology as well as an active clinical research interest, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and grant funding in the application of complementary or integrative therapies in the oncology setting.

Applicants must have an MD/DO degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification in internal medicine, oncology, and/or related medical specialty. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of career goals including a description of clinical research goals and a diversity statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (two pages or less), and a list of five (5) references, along with a letter of application addressed to: Dr. Heather Greenlee, Medical Director of Fred Hutch Integrative Medicine Program. Applicant permission will be requested prior to contacting references.

The annual base salary range for this position is from $184,356 to $358,394 for faculty hired at the Assistant Professor rank, from $224,020 to $392,873 for faculty hired at the Associate Professor rank, and from $261,994 to $451,962 for faculty hired at the Full Professor rank. Pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. Pay for Faculty positions is based on a variety of factors, including degree, specialty, clinical practice and experience. This position is eligible for relocation assistance and sign-on bonus. 

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (22 days per year), paid sick leave (up to 30 calendar days per occurrence of a qualifying reason), paid holidays (up to 13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 12 months for professor track faculty, up to 6 months for other scientific staff). 

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.



Contact Information:

Please apply at: https://apply.interfolio.com/120121



SEEKING CANDIDATES FOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM

SEEKING CANDIDATES FOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM

SEEKING CANDIDATES FOR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM

Posting Date: 02/14/2023


Closing Date: 08/01/2023


Job Information/Description:

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a preeminent comprehensive cancer center in New York, New York, is recruiting for postdoctoral trainees to join its Psycho-Oncology Research Training Program. We are seeking outstanding postdoctoral research fellowship candidates for mentored research training in the psychological and behavioral aspects of cancer. Supported by a NIH T32 Institutional Research Training grant from the National Cancer Institute, fellows gain expertise in all aspects of research, including health communication, grant writing and management, career development, supervision of research assistants, data management, liaison with multidisciplinary co-investigators, data analyses, and dissemination of findings via oral presentations and manuscript preparation. The postdoctoral fellowship provides a one-year renewable (maximum three), research practicum. In addition, support for housing, childcare, travel, and training-related expenses (i.e., health care benefits) are provided.

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences was established in 1977 and currently has 52 full-time faculty members. Faculty members available to serve as postdoctoral fellow mentors have expertise in topics including genomic medicine and health decision making, bereavement and palliative care, cancer prevention, immigrant health and cancer disparities, tobacco control and treatment, caregiving, patient-provider communication, neurocognitive effects of cancer therapy, and addressing needs of aging adults. Fellows are matched with one to three mentors with established research programs based on expertise and interests. Our research portfolio includes programs across the cancer continuum with opportunities to conduct clinical, behavioral, translational, community based and/or health equity research. Multi-disciplinary collaborations within the institution and community-based organizations are well established and allow strong ties to community populations. Stipends and benefits are highly competitive (based on training and years of experience) and housing is available for trainees.



Additional Information:

Minimum Education/Experience Required: Doctorate in psychology, public health, or a related behavioral/social sciences field is required. Prior experience conducting clinical or community-based research related to health, and strong quantitative skills preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until all training slots are filled. Applicants must be U.S. citizen or permanent residents.

Appointment/Requirements: Applicants will be appointed as Research Fellows through Graduate Medical Education. To apply, E-mail: [email protected] a cover letter summarizing your research interests/experiences, curriculum vitae, and at least three professional references.



Contact Information:

Kristen Kazanjian at (646) 888-0374 or email: [email protected] Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 633 Third Avenue, 4th Floor New York, NY 10017



Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Sciences

Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Sciences

Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Sciences

Posting Date: 02/07/2023


Closing Date: 11/07/2023


Job Information/Description:

The Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center (HMNCC) invites applications from qualified candidates focused on the development and expansion of the current cancer control research program. The Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Sciences is a senior Executive Leader within HMNCC and will report directly to the Director of the Cancer Center. The search committee seeks extramurally funded (preferably from the National Cancer Institute) researcher, with established expertise in the field of cancer focused epidemiological and/or population-science based research, e.g. molecular epidemiology, behavioral science, data sciences, outcomes/disparities research, or population health research. The role will focus their primary effort on creating a cancer control research strategic plan, in cohesion with the HMNCC Executive Leadership team, linked to existing Community Outreach & Engagement efforts, and recruiting a cohesive team of investigators focused on the implementation of the proposed research initiatives. Candidates must have a, MD/PhD, or PhD degree with a track record of sustained and ongoing funded research program, an outstanding record of collaborative cancer research-related activities, and record of participation in educational programs and mentorship. Faculty opportunities are available at the ranks of Associate or Full Professor.



Additional Information:

The Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center attracts top talent from across the nation and provides competitive start-up packages with a strong commitment to programmatic development, and recruitment of future faculty. Faculty members will benefit from highly collaborative research environment, state of the art research building, infrastructure, and core services; these research facilities are housed adjacent to multi-disciplinary inpatient and outpatient cancer related clinical areas providing the opportunity for translational research. Primary appointment will be in the Houston Methodist Academic Institute, with an appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College upon additional approval.
To apply, please include the following with your application, and send via email to: [email protected]
– Cover Letter highlighting accomplishments and research interests
– Curriculum Vitae with funding and publication list



Contact Information:

To apply, please include the following with your application, and send via email to: [email protected]



Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control

Posting Date: 02/07/2023


Closing Date: 07/31/2023


Job Information/Description:

Seeking postdoctoral fellowship applicants with an interest in cancer prevention and control to join diverse team of multidisciplinary researchers in the Division of Public Health Sciences and Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University in St. Louis. We welcome applicants from a range of disciplines. Our multidisciplinary faculty conducts world-leading research on a wide range of health issues and leads community education and outreach to prevent cancer and other diseases, promote population health, and improve quality and access to health care in Missouri and beyond. Engaging populations underrepresented in research and addressing cancer disparities are priorities in the work we do.

The Division has a diverse range of NIH funded projects and faculty mentors—to see the full range, consult our website. While we welcome applicants in any relevant research area, these are the highest priorities for the Training Program:
• Cancer Disparities and Health Equity
• Community-based and Community-engaged Research
• Cancer Epidemiology
• Implementation Science
• Shared Decision Making
• Social Determinants of Health

Eligibility: PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in a public health related discipline, or a doctoral degree in another discipline with an interest in public health research. T32 Applicants are limited to United States citizens, non-citizen nationals, or must be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and possess registration requirements.

Washington University School of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly welcome applications from first generation college graduates and other backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical sciences.

Washington University offers excellent benefits. Support for tuition, books, software, conference travel, and research is available. Postdoc positions are partially funded by a T32 grant (T32CA190194) from the NCI, with annual stipend starting at $54,835, depending on experience, for up to 3 years. Our vibrant cohorts of postdoctoral fellows will find dedicated mentoring and career development. Our trainees have a strong record of funding and finding faculty positions following their postdoc. You’ll find ample opportunities to collaborate with investigators from a range of disciplines.



Contact Information:

Send inquiries to: Dr. Aimee James and Dr. Graham Colditz, Training Directors, at [email protected] and [email protected].

To apply: send an application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and professional reference list by email to [email protected]



Postdoctoral research in Cancer Epidemiology

Postdoctoral research in Cancer Epidemiology

Postdoctoral research in Cancer Epidemiology

Posting Date: 02/06/2023


Closing Date: 06/01/2023


Job Information/Description:

Seeking a talented and highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to collaborate on research aimed at reducing the burden of breast cancer, particularly for racial/ethnic minorities, through precision prevention approaches. The postdoctoral fellow will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Anne Marie McCarthy, a cancer epidemiologist at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Informatics. Projects will cover topic areas including breast cancer risk prediction, integration of genetics into breast cancer prevention, evaluation of novel imaging biomarkers of breast cancer risk, personalized screening, and racial disparities in breast cancer. Flexible start date.



Additional Information:

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in epidemiology, biostatistics or a related field. Knowledge and experience with cancer and/or genetic epidemiology research, strong publication record, excellent communication, presentation and writing skills. Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter via email.



Contact Information:

Anne Marie McCarthy, ScM PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics (DBEI)
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
833 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
[email protected]



Professor – Public Health Sciences

Professor – Public Health Sciences

Professor - Public Health Sciences

Posting Date: 02/03/2023


Closing Date: 02/03/2024


Job Information/Description:

Professor – Public Health Sciences

Professor and Chief of the PHS Division of Health Services and Behavioral Research (tenure-eligible)

The Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) in the Penn State College of Medicine is seeking applicants to fill a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Professor. The successful candidate will also be appointed Chief of the Division of Health Services and Behavioral Research.

The PHS mission is to advance health through the design, conduct and analysis of population-based biomedical research (including clinical trials, observational research, health services research, and regulatory and translational science), the support of basic science and clinical research, the education of future generations of health professionals, and the active engagement of the community to improve health and well-being.

PHS consists of four academic divisions, namely, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Health Services and Behavioral Research, and Clinical Informatics Research. There are more than 60 PHS faculty members (35 tenured/tenure-eligible) and more than 70 support staff members. PHS provides a strong infrastructure for its faculty members and the broader College and Penn State Health in the areas of biostatistics, study design, data management, research computing, project management, and finance and administration. PHS offers six graduate programs, namely, PhD in Epidemiology, PhD in Biostatistics, Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Research, and Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security with an option in Public Health Preparedness, as well as several Graduate Certificate programs.

The Chief of the Division of Health Services and Behavioral Research will be responsible for the academic development of the Division and its faculty members with respect to research and education. The Health Services and Behavioral Research Division consists of 28 faculty members. Research expertise includes research on the organization, financing, delivery, and quality of health care services. Current faculty members have particular expertise in the design of health surveys and the analysis of large datasets. Division faculty members are also integrally involved in the management of several of our graduate programs.

Candidate requirements:

• PhD with training and experience in health services or behavioral research that is applicable to biomedical research
• Strong record of scholarly activity consistent with a faculty rank of Professor, including extramural grant funding as Principal Investigator
• Experience mentoring junior faculty members
• Experience teaching and advising students at the graduate and professional level
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong commitment to diversity

The Penn State College of Medicine is located in Hershey, PA, near the state capital of Harrisburg. Large metropolitan areas are within a few hours of driving, such as Philadelphia (1.5 hours), Baltimore (1.5 hours), New York City (2.5 hours), Washington DC (2.5 hours), and Pittsburgh (3.5 hours). Harrisburg International Airport and AMTRAK are located less than ten miles away.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and credentials. Candidates should apply and submit a letter of application to include a statement of current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, and names with contact information for three professional references.

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Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Workforce diversity, cultural inclusiveness, and employment equity are deeply rooted in Penn State’s historic mission. Just as we are committed to being a diverse educational environment, we also are committed to being a diverse working community. As such, we endeavor to be a mixture of cultural backgrounds, life experiences, individual perspectives, and numerous other characteristics that add variety and vitality to the workplace. We embrace individual uniqueness and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/3852900

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Tenured Professor, Zuckerman Family Endowed Chair and Director, Zuckerman Family Center for Prevention and Health Promotion

Tenured Professor, Zuckerman Family Endowed Chair and Director, Zuckerman Family Center for Prevention and Health Promotion

Tenured Professor, Zuckerman Family Endowed Chair and Director, Zuckerman Family Center for Prevention and Health Promotion

Posting Date: 01/26/2023


Closing Date: 09/01/2023


Job Information/Description:

The University of Arizona invites applications for the position of Tenured Professor, Zuckerman Family Endowed Chair and Director, Zuckerman Family Center for Prevention and Health Promotion. The faculty member will serve as the Director of the Zuckerman Family Center for Prevention & Health Promotion (ZFCPHP), Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) at the University of Arizona (UArizona). The selected candidate will provide leadership to the ZFCPHP, setting the mission, vision and corresponding activities of this university center while also serving as the Zuckerman Endowed Chair in Health Promotion Sciences (HPS) and supporting the research, teaching, and service missions of the Department. To learn more about ZFCPHP, please see our website: https://zfcphp.arizona.edu/. The successful candidate is expected to lead the ZFCPHP and service the department in all aspects of academic activities.
We are seeking an exceptional community-oriented researcher and service leader with established expertise in health promotion and wellness, broadly defined. The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated ability to lead a productive and collaborative funded research program, and strategically advance community impact through visionary community outreach while also demonstrating teaching excellence within the university setting. At UArizona, we value our inclusive climate, and we seek individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and communities.



Additional Information:

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please see https://talent.arizona.edu.



Contact Information:

Review of candidates begins March 1, 2023. For a detailed position description and application instructions visit: https://arizona.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/12551?c=arizona



Postdoctoral Research Associate (Molecular Epidemiology)

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Molecular Epidemiology)

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Molecular Epidemiology)

Posting Date: 01/12/2023


Closing Date: 06/30/2023


Job Information/Description:

Position Summary

We invite talented post-doctoral candidates to apply for a position in Dr. Adetunji Toriola’s molecular epidemiology Lab (www.toriolalab.org). The candidate will play a critical role in determining molecular drivers of breast cancer development in premenopausal women to identify biomarkers relevant to breast cancer prevention with the goal of informing personalized breast cancer prevention. The candidate will participate in projects on multi-omics data analysis integrated with breast imaging data to provide in-depth understanding of the determinants of mammographic breast density and breast cancer. 

Successful applicants will be joining a vibrant cohort of postdoctoral fellows across the Division of Public Health Sciences. The division has a strong mentoring and career development program with a track record of successfully placing trainees. Our multidisciplinary faculty conducts world-leading research on a wide range of health issues and leads community education and outreach to prevent cancer and other diseases, promote population health, and improve quality and access to healthcare in Missouri and beyond.

Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at https://postdoc.wustl.edu/prospective-postdocs-2/.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Develops hypotheses and evaluates research questions on breast cancer prevention, with a focus on premenopausal women.
Analyzes datasets to determine the associations of molecular and genomic markers with mammographic breast density and breast cancer development.
Prepares and submits results of research in internal seminars, national scientific meetings, and journals.
Assists with grant preparation and reporting.
Trains graduate students in the lab on the application of epidemiological methods and principles to address research questions.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent terminal or doctoral degree.
Background in epidemiology and/or genomic data analysis.



Additional Information:

https://wustl.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Washington-University-Medical-Campus/Postdoctoral-Research-Associate—Surgery_JR72001



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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AT NIH

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AT NIH

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AT NIH

Posting Date: 01/04/2023


Closing Date: 12/31/2024


Job Information/Description:

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Division of Intramural Research (DIR) is committed to supporting the next generation of researchers and diversifying the biomedical research workforce. We are seeking one full-time postdoctoral fellow to join the Health Equity and Decision Sciences (HEADS) research laboratory at DIR. The HEADS research lab strives to improve minority health by using novel quantitative and qualitative methods to support decisions that will lead to equitable health outcomes at individual, interpersonal, community, and societal levels.

Benefits
• Opportunities to work closely with world class researchers at NIMHD and NIH.
• Hands-on training, classes, and seminars on epidemiologic methods, statistical analyses, and health disparities research.
• Professional and career development activities: Attendance at national/international conferences; Access to NIH career services.
• Eligibility for NIH Academy program focused on health disparities.
• Dedicated time to work on postdoc career development award applications.

Duties
• Assist and develop research questions related to decision sciences and cancer health disparities.
• Obtain multidisciplinary training and mentorship at NIH.
• Develop a K-series or similar grant proposal.
• Attend 2+ conferences a year to present research and network.

Eligibility
Candidates must have completed a PhD. in decision sciences, health services research, health economics/pharmacoeconomics, biostatistics, systems engineering, applied mathematics, epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, or a closely related field.

*Applicants may be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or foreign national.

Duration
Full-time, 2- to 3-year appointment with year-to-year renewal up to five years based on satisfactory performance. Travel funds will be provided.

To apply please submit:
• Curriculum vitae.
• Two-page synopsis of research interest, including a brief description of career plans related to decision sciences and health disparities.
• Three representative publications or working papers.
• Three letters of recommendation.

Email applications to [email protected] with subject line: Last name, First name, Postdoc application



Additional Information:

DHHS, NIH and NIMHD are Equal Opportunity Employers.



Contact Information:

Interested applicants are encouraged to email Dr. Jinani Jayasekera at [email protected] for more information.



Postdoctoral Research Associate, Public Health Sciences

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Public Health Sciences

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Public Health Sciences

Posting Date: 12/20/2022


Closing Date: 06/20/2023


Job Information/Description:

The Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) and the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the University of Virginia seek applicants for a postdoctoral research associate. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Becca Krukowski and Dr. Jamie Zoellner, as well as other investigators and project staff in the PHS department and the Community-Based Health Equity research program. Research experiences will span a number of community-based research projects that target obesity- and cancer-related initiatives. The candidate will receive mentoring in grant writing and will have the opportunity to engage in multiple projects, including several National Institutes of Health and foundation grants. As appropriate, the candidate can expect to obtain advanced training in digital behavioral interventions, remote data collection and monitoring, cancer-related disparities, community-based participatory research, rural health, implementation science, and interdisciplinary team science. Funds will be available for conference travel and other training experiences.

To learn more about the research program, please visit: https://med.virginia.edu/phs/research-programs-affiliated-centers/community-based-health-equity-research-program/

Qualifications:

• Doctorate in behavioral sciences, nutrition, health sciences, exercise science, public health, psychology, sociology or a related field is required by the start date of the appointment
• Expertise and training in obesity and/or cancer, community-based research required
• Must have a strong interest and experience in community-based research and working with at-risk and diverse communities
• Interest in translational science and working with a multidisciplinary team of scientists required
• Data management and statistical analytic skills required
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills, including record of peer-review publications and scholarly presentations required
• Strong track record in cooperative work required
• Creative, independent, and highly motivated, with the ability to interact professionally in both research and community environments required
• Strong work habits and the ability to work independently and with diverse groups required
• Experience working on federally-funded research trials preferred

This position may be based in Charlottesville, VA or UVA’s satellite office in Christiansburg, VA and will require periodic in-state and occasional overnight travel. This position is restricted and continuation is contingent upon the continuation of funding.



Additional Information:

TO APPLY:

Please visit the UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs, search for posting “R0043044” and complete the application online with the following attached:

• CV
• Cover letter describing your research interests
• Contact information for three references



Contact Information:

For questions about the application process, please contact Rhiannon O’Coin, Senior Recruiter, at [email protected].