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Medicine Medical Oncology- Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Miami
Location
Miami, FL

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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Job Description

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.

We are interested in candidates who wish to be part of a transformative cancer control research program and have research interests and expertise in cancer prevention, lifestyle medicine and survivorship. There is particular interest in candidates who are team scientists, highly collaborative and have expertise in one or more of the following areas: exercise and physical activity; nutrition; obesity and body composition; symptom and toxicities measurement and management; patient reported outcomes (PROs); technology-supported behavioral interventions; biobehavioral mechanisms in cancer control; electronic health record (EHR), bioinformatics and value-based models of cancer survivorship care; health disparities in specific survivorship subgroups (e.g., LGBT; Hispanics; Elderly); cardiometabolic health in cancer survivors; and/or translational science and dissemination and implementation research.

Sylvester and the cancer control research program provide an excellent platform for research and education including a diverse and broad scientific portfolio of cancer prevention and survivorship-related studies. This position will fall under the auspices of Sylvester’s Lifestyle Medicine, Prevention and Digital Health initiative, which is closely aligned with the cancer center’s Cancer Control research program and led by nationally and internationally recognized leading experts in cancer prevention, digital health, and survivorship research. The Cancer Control research program provides opportunities for collaborative research within the program, and with Sylvester’s Tumor Biology, Cancer Epigenetics and Translational Clinical Oncology research programs. Sylvester’s faculty could hold academic appointment across multiple departments across the university. Departmental appointment for this position will be aligned with the candidate’s interest and academic fit. Candidates should possess a PhD, MD or other doctoral degree in a related behavioral science discipline and have an outstanding record of scholarly publications and extramural funding with exceptional promise in cancer prevention and survivorship research. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

  • The Assistant Professor on the tenure track will have as his or her main duty, the conduct of reliable and independent research in cancer prevention and survivorship.
  • This position will collaborate closely with the Director of Lifestyle Medicine, Prevention and Digital Health as well as the Cancer Survivorship Program Director.
  • The incumbent in this position will be part of a transformative cancer prevention and control research program and have research interests and expertise in lifestyle medicine across the cancer continuum from prevention through survivorship.
  • Write and submit scientific papers and abstracts, as well as submit grant proposals.
  • Presents ongoing work and findings to colleagues and at academic/research conferences.
  • Participates in the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Junior Development Program
  • Supervises, mentors, and manages postdoctoral fellows as well as graduate students engaged in collaborative research projects.
  • Participates in the management of the daily operations of his/her lab.
  • Conduct regular research lab meetings.
  • Candidates should possess a PhD, MD or other doctoral degree in a related behavioral science discipline and have an outstanding record of scholarly publications and extramural funding with exceptional promise in cancer prevention and survivorship research.

Job descriptions are not intended and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort or working conditions associated with a job. Management reserves the right to revise duties as needed. I have read and understand the requirements of this position as described in this job description and I am capable of performing these duties according to my education, training, and experience.

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Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Faculty

Organization

The University of Miami is one of America's top research universities located in one of the most dynamic and multicultural cities in the world.

A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System (“UHealth”) have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation’s top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation. The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service

The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit welcome.miami.edu/about-um to learn more about our points of pride.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019. With more than $413 million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually, the University of Miami is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). Only 3 percent of four-year institutions in the nation are invited to join the AAU, which recognizes breadth and quality of research and scholarship. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.

The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.

Transforming lives

With more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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