Associate Professor/Professor Faculty Positions Available in Population Science

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The University of Kansas Cancer Center is seeking two mid- to senior-level faculty dedicated to research in cancer prevention, control and/or survivorship.  We seek outstanding candidates who will play a major role in KUCC’s population science initiatives, with a focus on tobacco control, cancer screening, lifestyle/obesity, genetic testing, or cancer care delivery.  Ideal candidates will have a progressive research agenda aimed at accelerating uptake of evidence-based practices in cancer prevention and control within an expanding learning health network that includes more than 75 primary care practices and 15 cancer treatment sites.  Candidates with an interest in rural cancer control or with an interest in leadership positions within the Cancer Center are strongly encouraged to apply. 

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the region's only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center where patients gain access to the most promising therapies, cutting-edge clinical trials and world class research. The Cancer Prevention and Control Program includes over 50 scientists across 3 campuses and multiple schools and departments (e.g., Population Health, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology) located at KU Medical Center, KU Lawrence, and Children’s Mercy Hospital.  Population health scientists have strong long-standing collaborations with many community and clinical partners throughout region in both urban and rural locations, providing a rich environment for impactful community-engaged research. KU Medical Center is home to a large PCORnet that brings together data from a diverse patient population across 9 states.

Position Requirements:  Candidates should have a MD or PhD in any population science discipline, an independent and collaborative extramurally funded research program, and a demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed publications.

The faculty rank for these positions is open and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Assistant Professor applicants with a promising track record of extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications will be considered. We offer a competitive compensation package which includes start up package and paid relocation.

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

 

For more information or to apply, please contact Theresa Leinwetter, Director of Human Resources, University of Kansas Cancer Center, tleinwetter@kumc.edu

 

 


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