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Faculty Position in Cancer Survivorship

The Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University (CCCWFU) and the Division of Public Health Sciences invite applications for a tenure track faculty position (rank open) in Cancer Survivorship.

The successful candidate will participate in an active program in cancer survivorship as part of the Cancer Prevention and Control program within our NCI-funded Comprehensive Cancer Center. The CCCWFU has a large and dynamic group of faculty in numerous departments collaborating in various areas of cancer survivorship: quality of life, complementary and alternative therapies, tobacco control, aging, symptom management, diet and nutrition, exercise, and health services research. We recently received funding for a postdoctoral R25 Training Grant focused on cancer survivorship, Other resources include a Department of Defense funded Breast Cancer Behavioral Center of Excellence, serving as a Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) Research Base, and participation in CALGB trials. Institutional resources include a Cancer Genomics Center, an outpatient General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) funded to support intervention trials, and a Translational Science Institute.

The faculty position is offered within the Division of Public Health Sciences (PHS) which has over 45 faculty and 200 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.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., ScD. or M.D. with additional training/experience in behavioral medicine, psychology, health services research, cancer epidemiology, or clinical trials. Experience in collaborative research in a multidisciplinary setting and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Successful applicants should have a strong publication record and demonstrate ability to secure extramural funding. Opportunities for teaching exist within our Master's degree program.

Opportunities for collaboration exist with the Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health, the Women's Health Center of Excellence, the Sticht Center on Aging, the Department of Health and Exercise Science, and Center for Cancer Genomics.

Wake Forest University Health Sciences is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, within driving distance of the mountains and Atlantic coast beaches.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names of 3 references, and a summary of research interests to Dr. Nancy Avis, Ph.D., Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Piedmont Plaza II, Winston-Salem, NC 27157. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the Division of Public Health Sciences or Comprehensive Cancer Center, visit: http://www.phs.wfubmc.edu or http://www1.wfubmc.edu/cancer/Research/

Wake Forest University Health Sciences is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.