Director of Cancer Epidemiology at SIU School of Medicine and Simmons Cancer Institute in Springfield, IL
Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine and Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) located in Springfield, Illinois, announces an exceptional opportunity being led by Cejka Search for a Director of Cancer Epidemiology.
The Director of Cancer Epidemiology is responsible for developing, promoting and coordinating the programmatic aspects of a cancer epidemiology program for Simmons Cancer Institute. The individual will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program and to collaborate with other members of the Department, the Cancer Institute, Population Science and Policy, and the School as appropriate. The teaching responsibilities will include participation in the curriculum for undergraduate medical students as well as in the Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry Graduate Program as appropriate. The mentoring of graduate students in pursuit of the M.S. and Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral fellows is expected.
The incumbent will have a primary academic appointment in a department to be determined and reporting to the Chair of the department with a cross appointment in the Simmons Cancer Institute, reporting to the Director of Basic and Translational Research and the Executive Director of the SCI.
The mission of Simmons Cancer Institute is to serve the people of central and southern Illinois by addressing their present and future cancer care needs through medical education, biomedical research, patient care and community service.
The successful candidate for the Director of Cancer Epidemiology must possess a PhD or MD/PhD in a relevant biomedical field with demonstrated expertise in cancer epidemiology. Eight to ten years’ experience with credentials that would allow appointment as an Associate/Full Professor is a requirement.
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About Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine
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