Job no: 519791
Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession
Department:29300000 - MD-CANCER CENTER
The University of Florida Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) invites applications for established and motivated cancer researchers at all stages of career development to complement the cancer research programs of the center and across the six colleges of the UF Health Science Center (Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine), and within colleges outside of the Health Science Center, including Health and Human Performance, Agricultural and Life Sciences, Engineering, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Journalism and Communication.
Applications are welcome from cancer researchers in accordance with the priorities of the UFHCC strategic plan in support of the three research programs, current recruitment efforts are focusing on:
- The Cancer Population Sciences program, with emphasis on cancer epidemiology, cancer communications and outreach, implementation sciences and health services research.
- The Mechanisms of Oncogenesis program, with an emphasis on DNA damage and repair;
- The Cancer Therapeutics and Host Response program, with a focus on immunotherapy and the role of the microbiota in cancer,
- Biostatistics, bioinformatics, and biomedical informatics in support of the research infrastructure of the center.
Strong emphasis will be placed on hiring early-stage investigators, increasing the diversity of our faculty, and providing opportunities for medical, surgical and radiation oncologists to participate in cancer clinical research initiatives. Research programs in these areas with potential translation into diagnostic or therapeutic strategies are encouraged.
Faculty with professional (MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, DNP) and/or PhD degrees at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank are encouraged to apply. The preferred candidate is an established tenured or tenure-track investigator with a national reputation in scholarship, track record of independent research funding, and the desire to build a research and training program in cancer biology, cancer therapeutics, or cancer epidemiology and control. Experience in research programs leadership and administration, research education and training, and technology transfer is desirable. Promising new investigators holding K99/R00 awards are also invited to apply. Opportunities for clinical practice are available through our Health Science Center Colleges. The appointment may involve an administrative assignment with the UFHCC.
This is a cancer program involving ten of the sixteen colleges of UF. Academic appointment will be in the appropriate College and Department. Academic rank and track status will be commensurate with experience and accomplishment. Compensation includes an excellent benefits package.
The University of Florida, a member of the AAU, is the largest and most comprehensive public university in the State of Florida, with large undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate educational programs. The UF Health Science Center and its six colleges are co-located on the Gainesville campus, with additional teaching, research, and patient care sites in Jacksonville, Orlando, other sites across Florida, and internationally. Gainesville offers an unparalleled college town environment with outstanding private and public schools, inexpensive housing, superb year-round recruitment opportunities and a temperate climate.
Negotiable; Commensurate with Education & Experience.
MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, DNP, and/or PhD
The preferred candidate is an established tenured or tenure-track investigator with a national reputation in scholarship, track record of independent research funding, and the desire to build a research and training program in cancer biology, cancer therapeutics, or cancer epidemiology and control. Faculty with professional (MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD, DNP) and/or PhD degrees at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank are encouraged to apply. Experience in research programs leadership and administration, research education and training, and technology transfer is desirable. Promising new investigators holding K99/R00 awards are also invited to apply.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to the UFHCC Faculty Search Committee at [email protected]. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
This requisition will be used to fill multiple positions.
Selected candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
Health Assessment Required:TBD
Advertised: 04 Jan 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled