This position is a research laboratory-based faculty position which will advance the research mission. It is expected that this position will make additional extramural research funding opportunities available to the school of medicine and Massey Cancer Center and expand collaborative research opportunities at VCU Health.
1.Teaching Trains medical students, residents and fellows in the lab and while in the clinic. Trains postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, or undergraduate students in the lab. Expected to actively participate in providing laboratory research opportunities to fellows. Mentors junior faculty. 2.Research Directs a research lab and complies with all regulatory requirements. Supervises laboratory personnel. Writes and submits multiple grant applications during the course of the academic year. Writes and publishes multiple manuscripts during the course of an academic year. Serves as a PI on peer-reviewed grants and is responsible for complying with all institution and sponsors terms and conditions for grant funding. Ensures resources are utilized optimally for advancing the research program. Participates in Massey Cancer Center Core Grant and CTSA applications and site visits as requested. Develops clinical trial protocols. Participates and engages other members of the Massey Cancer Center and the Department of Internal Medicine in collaborative research projects. Stays up to date on the clinical trial menu offered through the Massey Cancer Center and educates patients on their options for treatment on clinical trials. 3.Service Serves on institutional committees, study sections, review groups, as a journal editor, or editorial boards. 4.Clinical Attends on the inpatient wards and consult service and/or sees patients in the outpatient clinic. Total clinical effort should not exceed 10% effort.
Board certified or eligible in medical oncology with nationally-recognized accomplishment and excellence in research. Eligible for Virginia licensure.
Seasoned cancer specialist who possesses national and/or international recognition in the clinical and research disciplines of cancer.
Appropriate level of administrative and solid research program experience commensurate with a senior faculty position.
Clear evidence of accomplishment in teaching, clinical and other professional activities and related administrative experience commensurate with appointment as a tenured senior faculty position.
A distinguished record of scientific achievement evidenced by both publications and a strong track record of extramural peer-reviewed research funding.
A strong research program that will advance the clinical and translational research agenda of the Massey Cancer Center and provide leadership in multidisciplinary clinical programs that advance the science of oncology.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
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