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Full Professors and Associate Professors and Program Director of the Prevention and Control Program

The University of Hawai'i Cancer Center an NCI-designated research center, is embarking on a major expansion and is seeking senior tenure-track or tenurable faculty working in the area of cancer prevention and control. Applicants should have a record of scholarly accomplishments in a relevant field (e.g., behavioral medicine, tobacco control research, health psychology, cancer survivorship, public health, health communication, or social epidemiology), a previous track record in and current extramural research funding (i.e., R01 level) , and a strong record of scholarly cancer-relevant publications and scientific achievements. Competitive salaries and generous benefits are available.

In addition to these faculty positions, the Prevention and Control Program at the Cancer Center is also recruiting a Program Director at the rank of Professor. The successful candidate will lead a planning process to refine the vision and focus of the Prevention and Control Program and will help develop innovative research methods for promoting the primary and secondary prevention of cancer. This position offers the opportunity to develop collaborative research programs in a diverse multiethnic community in order to reduce cancer disparities in the state of Hawaii. Also, unparalleled opportunities for collaborative interactions between behavioral scientists and clinicians exist at the Cancer Center and its affiliated hospitals. Recruitment begins immediately with interviews starting the Fall/Winter of 2010 and continuing through the Spring/Summer of 2011.

Located in downtown Honolulu, the University of Hawai'i Cancer Center has begun construction of a state-of-the-art research facility adjacent to the University's John A. Burns School of Medicine. With views of the Pacific Ocean, the new Center will offer expansive office space and laboratories that have the most advanced technology. The UH Cancer Center has also recently formed a consortium partnership with Hawai'i's leading healthcare providers to offer a collaborative environment for driving scientific discovery into the clinical setting.

Applicants should have an M.D., PhD or equivalent degree. Send a curriculum vitae and a statement of current and future research interests to facultyjobs@crch.hawaii.edu or to the Dr. David Ward, University of Hawai'i Cancer Center, 677 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 900, Honolulu, HI 96813; dward@crch.hawaii.edu. As a UH Cancer Center faculty member, you will enjoy a competitive salary and generous start-up package. You'll also have the opportunity to study healthcare disparities in multi-ethnic populations, collaborate with some of the nation's leading experts in cancer research, all while living in one of the world's most captivating and dynamic environments.

Join us as we build a world-class research center for the future.
The University of Hawai'i Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and female and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Learn more about our work at www.crch.org.