Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 16FA1279
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey invites candidates to apply for a tenured track faculty position in cancer epidemiology with demonstrated academic track record of publications and grant funding. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A joint appointment in another academic department/School will be supported.
The successful candidate will be joining the Population Science Division, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, at the Cancer Institute, a productive group including other cancer epidemiologists, as well as a multi-disciplinary team with expertise in behavioral science, health outcomes research, cancer health disparities, tobacco control, molecular epidemiology, and nutritional epidemiology. There are excellent opportunities for collaborations with other Cancer Institute members at the Rutgers School of Public Health, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Princeton University. The Cancer Institute houses the SEER New Jersey State Cancer Registry, which facilitates research through rapid case ascertainment of new cancer cases. There are also opportunities to be involved in several ongoing studies, including a cohort of breast cancer survivors and to participate in research consortia. In addition, the Cancer Institute has four (4) shared resources available to faculty; 1) biostatistics, 2) data management via DatStat at a much reduced cost, 3) a bio-specimen repository, and 4) access to ORIEN (Oncology Research Information Exchange Network), a shared resource for precision oncology data for epidemiology studies. The Cancer Institute has collaborative arrangements with Newark Cancer Center and surrounding health clinics and thus there is access to a large number of socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.
The successful applicant will be expected to establish an innovative, independent, collaborative and extramurally funded research program. Candidates should possess a doctoral degree related to cancer epidemiology with a strong publication record, and a history of external grant funding. Strong preference will be given to applicants with an established track record in interdisciplinary collaboration as well as innovative ideas and experience from which to build a strong extramurally funded research program.
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in the state of New Jersey and its location gives easy access to Manhattan (50 min), Newark airport (30 min), and Philadelphia (approx. 90 min) by public transportation.
Please address letter of research interests to: Dr. Elisa Bandera, Professor and Co-Leader Cancer Prevention and Control Program Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
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