Faculty Position in Cancer Epidemiology

Confidential Company  •  Tampa, FL
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17
Confidential Company
Tampa, FL
Misc. Healthcare
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17

Job Details

Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Institute is a modern facility in Tampa, Florida. We strive to be the leader in understanding in the complexity of cancer through team science and applying those insights for human benefits.  Be part of the cure by joining Moffitt's team of 800 research faculty scientists, career staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students and support staff dedicated to cancer research.


Position Highlights:

A faculty position is available in the Department of Cancer Epidemiology at Moffitt Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center located on the campus of the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.  We are seeking a faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Member level with a record of peer-reviewed extramural funding.  Preference will be given to investigators with an interest in breast or hematological malignancies, especially individuals with expertise in clinical epidemiology, immunology, and/or metabolism.  Strong applicants with research portfolios in other cancer types and systems also are encouraged to apply.


The Department currently has 19faculty members engaged in various high-impact scholarly activities spanning numerous cancer epidemiologic research arenas including chemoprevention, nutrition, immunology, infection oncology, radiomics, screening and early detection, genetics/genomics and personalized medicine covering a range of tumor types.  Local resources for conducting research in cancer epidemiology include the wealth of clinical and scientific expertise across a spectrum of oncology-related disciplines, a large health and research data warehouse of clinical and outcome information on over 400,000 patients, opportunities to integrate into a multi-state affiliate network, and excellent resources in biostatistics and biomedical informatics.


The Ideal Candidate:

We seek academic researchers who can contribute immediately, as evidenced by a history of peer-reviewed funding and publications. 


Credentials and Qualifications:

Successful candidates must have PhD or MD and relevant research training and experience. Academic rank beyond Assistant Member will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Appointment at the Associate rank requires a minimum of five years' experience at the Assistant level.  This position is tenure-earning.  Moffitt is affiliated with University of South Florida and a University appointment is available as applicable. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, and generous start-up packages.

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