Requisition ID: P01475118
Department: Preventive Medicine
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, the Department of Preventive Medicine is seeking an Assistant Professor of Research to conduct epidemiological and translational studies focusing on cancer etiology and progression. .Several large cohort and case-control studies with extensive biorepositories offer excellent research opportunities for a junior faculty member. Minimum Qualifications include having a PhD in epidemiology with two years of post-doctoral training. Candidates should have an outstanding record of accomplishments for their current rank as reflected by a substantive publication record. Prior experience in the statistical analysis of complex datasets and writing results for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals; presentations at national and/or international scientific conferences. Knowledge of human biology, pathophysiology, and applied biostatistics is of particular interest. Desirable qualifications include having expertise in molecular aspects of cancer epidemiology, such as genomic, epigenetic, immunologic and the new area of microbiome epidemiology. Experience with analysis of cancer biomarkers, multiethnic populations or twin studies is also helpful. This program focuses on lymphoma, colorectal cancer, prostate, breast and lung/head and neck cancer.
USC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minority and women candidates to apply for this position. Applicants should send a CV and the names of two references to Drs. Wendy Cozen and David Conti, Chairs of the Search Committee, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Ave., MC 9175 Los Angeles, CA, 90089-9175, email email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
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