The Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC) seek a dedicated cancer epidemiologist. The successful candidate will play a major role in guiding the HCCC's cancer epidemiology and population science initiatives. We seek an outstanding candidate at the tenure-track assistant, associate or full professor level with a strong record of scholarship commensurate with years of experience and a commitment to population health, contemporary cancer surveillance, and preventive or intervention-based research methodologies as well as to teaching the next generation of epidemiologists. Activities can include etiological, translational or clinical epidemiologic research, chemoprevention, screening, health disparities, and/or intervention research.
Candidates should have a PhD or MD degree that includes graduate or post-doctoral training in cancer epidemiology. The successful candidate will be expected to have established, or exceptional potential to establish, a vibrant extramurally funded research program; experience teaching both basic and advanced courses in epidemiology; training graduate students and mentoring post-doctoral fellows; participating in multidisciplinary activities and a commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment. The successful candidate will have opportunities to shape the cancer population science research agenda, and to collaborate with community and behavioral scientists, clinicians, epidemiologists and molecular scientists in the College of Public Health, the Carver College of Medicine, and the HCCC at the University of Iowa.
Candidates will also have the opportunity in leadership development through the Cancer Epidemiology and Population Sciences Program, one of four formal research programs at the HCCC with 60 members collaborating in a broad range of cancer prevention and control activities. The Program is deeply involved with community outreach and engagement via the Iowa Cancer Consortium, a statewide organization of stakeholders charged with developing and implementing the Iowa Cancer Plan, and via the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network Collaborating Center, which is jointly funded by the NCI and CDC. The Department of Epidemiology is the home for the NCI-sponsored Iowa Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) cancer registry and its tissue repositories.
To apply for this position, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu , faculty requisition #. Candidates should provide a letter of interest, research statement, curriculum vitae and names of three references. Please address inquiries and nominations to the search committee chair, Jim Torner, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (319)384-1542. Additional information about the department is available at http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/epi/
The Department of Epidemiology, the College of Public Health and the University of Iowa are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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