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The Department of Medical Oncology and the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are actively recruiting faculty at the Associate Professor or Professor levels. We are particularly interested in bringing together individuals who are conducting research on health decision making and behavior related to cancer prevention and control. Independent investigators who are dedicated to improving the quality of cancer care for all populations through research related to cancer risk, early detection, survivorship, and health disparities are invited to apply.

New faculty will have the opportunity to join the Division of Population Science, Department of Medical Oncology, Jefferson Medical College, and the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University. Salary and benefits for the positions are highly competitive. Research infrastructure support is provided. The Division of Population Science and the Kimmel Cancer Center promote interactions among basic, clinical, and population scientists in the conduct of cancer prevention and control research. Multidisciplinary and multi-institutional team science is strongly encouraged. Successful candidates will be able to teach and mentor medical students, postdoctoral fellows, population health graduate students, and allied health professions at Thomas Jefferson University, as appropriate.

A doctoral degree (MD or PhD or equivalent). Strong peer-reviewed publication record. Demonstrated success in obtaining independent research funding. Experience in conducting collaborative research.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and list of three references to the Search Committee at Popscience@jefferson.edu. Thomas Jefferson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Questions about this opportunity may be directed to Ronald E. Myers, PhD, Director and Professor, Division of Population Science at 215-503-7801 or ronald.myers@jefferson.edu