Cancer Prevention and Control
Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University (CCCWFU) and the Division
of Public Health Sciences invite applications for tenure track faculty positions,
rank open, in Cancer Prevention and Control.
We are particularly interested in applicants whose research focuses on tobacco
control, health disparities, and/or cancer survivorship. The CCCWFU catchment area has large
African-American, Hispanic, and rural populations.
candidates will participate in an active program in Cancer Prevention and
Control as part of an NCI-funded
Comprehensive Cancer Center. The CCCWFU has a large and dynamic group of
faculty in over eight departments collaborating in the areas of survivorship,
health disparities, tobacco control, quality of life, complementary and
alternative therapies, lifestyle changes, aging, health services research, and
genetic and molecular epidemiology. The
CCCWFU has an NCI R25 training grant in cancer survivorship (that was just
renewed for 5 years), serves as a Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP)
Research Base, participates in Alliance Cooperative trials, and collaborates
with UNC Chapel Hill on a tobacco control P50.
Opportunities for collaboration exist with the Maya Angelou Center on
Health Equity (MACHE), a designated Center of Excellence with the National
Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Other relevant Centers include a Genomics
Center with a major focus on the genetic determinants of cancer, a
Translational Science Institute, Center for Worker Health, and a Center for
faculty positions are offered within the Division of Public Health Sciences
(PHS) which has over 50 faculty and 250 staff in three departments: Social
Sciences and Health Policy, Epidemiology and Prevention, and Biostatistical
Sciences. PHS is highly ranked
nationally in NIH research funding among medical school departments of public
health and preventive medicine. Affiliate
status will be offered with the Cancer Center and MACHE.
Applicants should have a Ph.D., ScD.
or M.D. with additional training/experience in behavioral medicine, psychology,
cancer epidemiology, cancer survivorship, health services research, or clinical
trials. Current extramural funding,
experience in collaborative research in a multidisciplinary setting and
excellent written and oral communication skills, and a strong publication
record are required. Opportunities for
teaching exist within our Master’s degree program.
Forest Health Sciences is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, home of a
vibrant arts community and with population of over 500,000 in the Piedmont
Triad area. Visit http://www.cityofws.org/ for more information about
should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a summary of research
interests to Dr. Doug Easterling c/o Monica Kiger, firstname.lastname@example.org
will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before January
15, 2015 will be given fullest consideration.
For more information about the Division of Public Health Sciences or
Comprehensive Cancer Center, visit: https://www.phs.wakehealth.edu/public/home.cfm or http://www1.wfubmc.edu/cancer/Research/
Forest Baptist Medical Center is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
Employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and