Faculty Openings in Cancer Health Disparities Research
Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Oklahoma City, OK

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Faculty Openings in Cancer Health Disparities Research

Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

THE CANCER HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH PROGRAM OF THE PEGGY AND CHARLES STEPHENSON CANCER CENTER (SCC) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) is accepting applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in cancer health disparities research. The mission of the Cancer Health Disparities Program is to build a robust, inter-disciplinary portfolio of cancer control research that will reduce the burden of cancer in Oklahoma’s most vulnerable populations – with a special focus on the American Indian population. The Program seeks investigators with the experience, vision and drive to leverage the resources of the SCC, its tribal and community partners, and the larger university system into a nationally prominent research team.

Associate/Full Professor candidates must have a strong record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding in cancer-related research, and Assistant Professor candidates must demonstrate strong promise in these areas including a record of extramural funding. We are particularly interested in individuals with expertise in population science, behavior change research, or implementation and dissemination science. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in epidemiology, public health, social and behavioral sciences or related fields. Salary is extremely competitive and commensurate with experience. The SCC offers generous start-up packages and excellent benefits.

The Cancer Health Disparities Program provides an exceptional infrastructure for multidisciplinary, community-based and clinical research. The Cancer Health Disparities Program includes nearly 50 members from the OUHSC and the University of Oklahoma campuses in Norman and Tulsa. The OUHSC, located in Oklahoma City, is a comprehensive academic health center with Colleges of Medicine, Allied Health, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and a Graduate College on the same campus.

Oklahoma City is the anchor of a rapidly growing, multicultural metropolitan area with a population of 1.3 million, over 300 days of sunshine annually, very affordable cost of living, excellent schools and a wide array of cultural amenities.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until positions are filled. To apply, email a cover letter, summary of research interests, curriculum vitae , and the names and contact information for at least three academic references to:

Mark Doescher, MD, MSPH
Program Leader, Cancer Health Disparities
Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center
800 NE 10 th Street, SCC 5031
Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Electronic submission of applications materials can be sent to: mark-doescher@ouhsc.edu . Confidential inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Mark Doescher and references will not be contacted without the permission of applicants.

The University of Oklahoma Sciences Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer .

(Posted July 23 - August 23, 2013)

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