THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER,
is accepting applications for a research track faculty member at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Associate Professor candidates must have a strong record of scholarly achievement, and Assistant Professor candidates must demonstrate strong promise in these areas.
This is a unique position that will work with the Center for Community Engaged Translational Research (CCETR) and with a well established and funded research program addressing disparities in health risk behaviors (tobacco, alcohol, diet, physical activity). The successful candidate will be expected to play a lead role in CCETR with respect to facilitating community based research, including participation in writing grants. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in several NIH funded smoking and alcohol intervention, multiple risk factor intervention, mechanism, and dissemination/implementation studies.
The successful candidate will share in authorship and investigator status in a manner commensurate with their effort and responsibilities. For interested candidates, there are opportunities to develop quantitative and statistical expertise.
We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in population-based social, environmental, or public health science. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in Psychology, Sociology, Epidemiology, Public Health, Demography, Anthropology, Geography, Communications, or related field.
Salary is extremely competitive and commensurate with experience. MD Anderson offers excellent benefits packages. The Department of Health Disparities Research (www.mdanderson.org/healthdisparities) provides unusually rich opportunities for research and an exceptional infrastructure. Multidisciplinary opportunities in both community-based and clinical research are readily available. The MD Anderson Cancer Center is located within the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. Houston is a dynamic, multicultural city with a very affordable cost of living.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
To apply, email a cover letter, curriculum vita and the names and contact information for at least three academic references to:
David W. Wetter, Ph.D. mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org