Assistant or Associate Professor
Univ of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS

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Promote the effective use of epidemiologic data to guide public health practice, program planning and improve health. Conduct research on etiology, treatment strategies and outcomes, and/or process of care of cancers or related topics.

Required Qualifications
MD, PhD or Doctorate degree in Epidemiology or related discipline. Academic teaching and/or public health experience required in Cancer Epidemiology.

Preferred Qualifications
Clinical, translational, health services research, or experience in applying scientific concepts in comprehensive cancer program planning/implementation. Experience in collaboration, grant writing and grant/funding support.

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Duty (1) Description
Oversee and conduct surveillance, epidemiology, and evaluation for state-wide comprehensive cancer programs, including breast and cervical cancer screenings and program implementation

Duty (1) Essential or Marginal

Duty (2) Description
Identify and analyze data on public health issues related to cancer prevention and control and their impact on public health policies using advanced level of statistical procedures (including weighted data analysis procedures).

Duty (2) Essential or Marginal

Duty (3) Description
Design, manage, and evaluation of State level public health program and development of study protocols including writing grants and securing funding. Secure external funding as a PI or collaborator in the area of cancer prevention, treament and outcomes as well as process of care

Duty (3) Essential or Marginal

Duty (4) Description
Analyze, interpret and dessiminate data from a variety of databases including Medicaid, Medicare, Cancer Registry, BRFSS, Mortality and related sources for health services research

Duty (4) Essential or Marginal

Duty (5) Description
Collaborate to develop, evaluate and update standards and guidelines for the treatment and control of Cancer.

Duty (5) Essential or Marginal

Duty (6) Description
Academic responsibilities may include teaching cancer-related courses or professional education workshops. Advise students and mentor junior faculty and researchers

Duty (6) Essential or Marginal

Duty (7) Description
Publication of research or evaluation results in peer review journals required.

Duty (7) Essential or Marginal

Duty (8) Description
Involved in academic or state level committees and review grant applications for funding agencies including NIH, CDC, Foundations, etc.

Duty (8) Essential or Marginal

Duty (9) Description
Ability to conduct epidemiogic/survey projects and to drive causality concepts/epidemiologic from data results

Duty (9) Essential or Marginal

Duty (10) Description
Other projects as assigned.

Duty (10) Essential or Marginal

Mental/Cognitive Requirements:
Comprehend and use basic language, either written or spoken, to communicate information and ideas

Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas

Perform numerical operations using basic counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing

Perform Complex quantitative calculations or reasoning using algebra, geometry, statistics, or abstract symbols

Problem Solving
Formulate and apply appropriate course of action for routine or familiar situations

Use logic to define problem, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations

Other Mental/Cognitive Requirements (please describe)

Physical Activities
Repetitive Motion - Repeating movements of arms, hands, wrists
Occasionally (.5 to 2.5 hours/day)

Talk - Express or exchange ideas verbally
Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)

Hear - Perceive sound by ear
Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)

See - Obtain impressions through the eye
Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)

Level of physical activity

Physical Requirements
Kneel- Bend legs at knee, come to rest on knees

Crouch/Squat - Bend body down and forward, bending legs and spine

Crawl - Move on hands, knees and feet

Climb - Ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps



Walk - Move about on foot

Average distance per shift

Stoop - Bend downward and forward at waist

Lift - Raise or lower 10 lbs. from one level to another

Lift - Raise or lower 25 lbs. from one level to another

Carry - Transport an object

Push - Press with steady force, thrust objects forward, downward, outward

Pull - Drag or tug objects

Turn/twist - Move a body part in circular motion

Bend - Bend downward and forward by bending the spine at waist

Balance - Exceeding ordinary body equilibrium

Reach - Extend hands and arms in any direction

Handle - Seize, hold, turn with hands

Ability to distinguish color

Other Physical Activity (please describe)

Average amount of time for other physical activity