Associate Director of Cancer Clinical Genomics

Austin, TX
Feb 09, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes - Dell Medical School - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Open: Feb 8, 2018

As a member of the Executive Committee, the Associate Director of Cancer Clinical Genomics will report to the chair of the Department of Oncology, Dell Medical School and Director of the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes and will lead the creation of a dynamic, exciting, initiative that covers the depths of data science in oncology. She or he will be an individual with a record of successful leadership, preferably in leading a multidisciplinary team, who can work collaborative with colleagues across many areas related to cancer research, including but not limited to biostatistics and bioinformatics, to facilitate and develop multi-disciplinary cancer research initiatives and creative educational and service projects. She or he will develop initiatives to attract outstanding faculty and students at The University of Texas into cancer data science and develop multi-disciplinary collaborations to address cancer research.

The successful candidate should have a background of working in a complex collaborative research environment such as in leading a biostatistics and bioinformatics shared resource for an NCI-designated Cancer center or NIH-funded Center for Translational Sciences. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated success in leading a multidisciplinary team with evidence of a strong publication record both in developing methods to address cancer research questions and as a collaborator on cancer research projects.

The successful candidate must be qualified to hold an appointment at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure in the Department of Oncology, Dell Medical School.

Application Instructions
Email CV and cover letter to Nick Smith-Stanley, Associate Director of Finance and Administration, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at

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