Cancer Prevention and Control
Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University (CCCWFU) and the Division
of Public Health Sciences invite applications for a tenure track faculty
position at the Associate or Full Professor level in Cancer Prevention and
Control. We are particularly interested
in applicants whose research focuses on diet, exercise, cancer survivorship, smoking
cessation/tobacco control, and/or health disparities. The CCCWFU catchment area has large
African-American, Hispanic, and rural populations.
successful candidate 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, serves as a
Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) Research Base, and participates in
Alliance Cooperative trials. 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 prostate cancer, a Translational Science Institute, Center for
Worker Health, and a Center for Integrative Medicine.
faculty position is 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 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.
Wake 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 Winston-Salem.
Applicants should send a cover
letter, curriculum vitae, and a summary of research interests to
Dr. Nancy Avis c/o Monica Kiger, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted until
the position is filled but those received before July 1, 2014
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
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an Affirmative Action and
Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to achieving
diversity among its faculty and staff.