UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO
Anschutz Medical Campus
Colorado School of Public Health and
Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center
Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control
Associate Professor or Professor, Tenure Track
The University of Colorado l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
The Colorado School of Public Health and the University of Colorado Cancer Center (ColoradoSPH) invite applications from distinguished investigators for a senior-level faculty position in the ColoradoSPH and a senior-level leadership position in the Cancer Center to lead cancer prevention and control activities. This appointment is accompanied by an Endowed Chair and significant financial resources to stimulate and sustain a robust program of research in Cancer Prevention and Control.
_Nature of Work_/ /
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado, the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region and one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. Currently home to 21,000 employees, more than 4,000 degree-seeking students and two nationally recognized hospitals that handle 1.7 million patient visits each year, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future, carries out a broad range of research, and cares for the state’s children, adults, and veterans. CU Anschutz features schools of medicine, pharmacy, dental medicine and public health, a college of nursing, and a graduate school.
The School of Public Health is a collaborative endeavor involving the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver), Colorado State University (CSU), and the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). The Colorado School of Public Health is the first and only accredited school of public health in the Rocky Mountain Region, attracting top tier faculty and students from across the country, and providing a vital contribution towards ensuring our region’s health and wellbeing. Collaboratively formed in 2008 by the University of Colorado Denver, CSU and UNC, the Colorado School of Public Health provides training, innovative research and community service to actively address public health issues including chronic disease, access to healthcare, environmental threats, emerging infectious diseases, and costly injuries.
The University of Colorado is an NCI-designated Consortium Comprehensive Cancer Center with approximately 300 members engaged in collaborative cancer research at the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, University of Colorado at Boulder, the Veterans Administration, and associated medical centers. Members conduct research in epidemiology, chemoprevention, genetics, survivorship, health services, and behavioral science. To further the scientific excellence of the program, we are seeking an Associate Professor or Professor in the tenure track with expertise in one or more of the areas listed above. The person in this position will provide leadership and direction for all scientific, policy, and programmatic issues relating to the program and work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary group to expand the cancer prevention and control program.
Candidates should have an established background in cancer prevention and control research. Depending on the qualifications of candidates, faculty appointments will be considered by the following units: Department of Epidemiology, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Department of Health Systems, Management, and Policy, Department of Biostatistics and Informatics.
Public health (including epidemiology, health behavior, health policy, health services research, dissemination and implementation research).
Medicine (including oncology, infectious diseases related to cancer).
Social sciences (e.g., economics, political science, public policy, sociology, psychology).
This position will report to the Chair of the appointing department under the primary appointment, and to the Deputy Director of the University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Research staff employed to carry out cancer prevention and control research, and others as assigned.
_Examples of Work Performed_
Develop funding proposals to support research.
Conduct funded research consistent with the goals of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program.
Publish in peer-reviewed journals.
Mentor junior faculty as well as Master’s and Doctoral students in cancer prevention and control research.
Classroom teaching in areas matching interests and departmental needs.
Engage with diverse professional colleagues working on cancer prevention and control research.
Prepare annual progress reports for the Cancer Prevention and Control Program.
Write CCSG submission for the Cancer Prevention and Control Program.
Provide leadership and direction for all scientific, policy, and programmatic issues relating to the program
_Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities_
Experience in conducting cancer prevention and control research, research on the development, implementation, and evaluation of cancer prevention and control programs and/or policies (including approaches from epidemiology, behavioral and social sciences, psychology, economics, political science, or health services research).
Knowledge of research methods suitable for cancer prevention and control studies.
Experience in developing and managing research grants.
Team orientation and skills for interdisciplinary collaboration.
Experience teaching graduate students and/or residents and/or fellows.
_Salary and Benefits_
The Salary range for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located athttps://www.cu.edu/employee-services.
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_Diversity and Equity_
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The University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
A doctoral degree in public health or a closely related field or a medical degree.
Strong track record of peer-reviewed funding and published research in the peer-reviewed literature.
Experience in conducting cancer prevention and control research.
Cancer-focused research publications.
An established record of excellence in research, teaching and leadership and service; specifically, academic and scholarly accomplishments commensurate with the criteria for appointment to the academic rank of Associate Professor or Professor
4-5 years post-doctoral experience in cancer prevention and control research.
Experience in programmatic leadership.
Experience as a member and leader in a cancer center program, shared resource, or other sponsored activity.
Organization: *U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration
Title: Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control / Associate Professor or Professor, Tenure Track
Requisition ID: 16366