Stony Brook University Associate Professor or Professor in Stony Brook, New York
Associate Professor or Professor
The successful candidate must have a PhD or MD with advanced training and significant contributions to population research in the area of cancer, solid record of publication in the area of cancer with evidence of an independent research experience that includes a strong track record of independent investigator peer-reviewed NIH or similar funding, and demonstrated interest and ability in teaching and mentoring. The candidate must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with investigators in other disciplines.
Preference will be given to candidates with a track record of high quality national and/or international collaborative research, demonstrated success of community collaborations to accomplish their research goals, and expertise in cancer prevention and cancer care research in underserved populations. Preference will be for candidates with a demonstrated ability or strong potential to build a program in Population Science.
Responsibilities & Requirements
The Department of Family Population and Preventive Medicine Stony Brook Medicine and the Stony Brook Cancer Center are seeking a Population Health Scientist at the rank of Associate/Full Professor to serve as the Associate Director for Population Science within the Stony Brook Cancer Center.
Applicants with an established program of cancer research in the population sciences, a strong track record of extramural funding as principal investigator, and peer reviewed publications are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have served as part of an interdisciplinary research team at an NCI designated Cancer Center conducting collaborative research in any of the areas of cancer etiology, population science, control, prevention and survivorship. Eligible candidates may have particular experience in behavioral psycho-oncology, epidemiology, cancer screening, nutrition, survivorship or related fields. Experience conducting community engaged cancer related research and population science relevant to underserved populations is desirable.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an independent extramurally funded population science research program in the area of cancer, engage with the community, mentor junior faculty, participate in teaching. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate in developing new prevention, control and population science related cancer research with investigators from the Cancer Center, throughout Stony Brook University and its collaborating institutions.
This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. Eligibility for tenure will be based upon applicants' qualifications and experience. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (
School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure
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The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Those interested in this position should fill out an online
Applicant Information Survey
, submit a
State Employment Application
, cover letter describing their qualifications for the position and their research interests, curriculum vitae, publications list and extramural funding history, names and contact information for four references
to the departmental address or fax below.
Population Health Scientist Search Committee
c/o: Ms. Christine Linneman
Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine
Stony Brook Cancer Center Office of Finance and Administration
Mail Code 8550
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8550
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Official Job Title:
Associate Professor or Professor
Health Sciences Center
Family, Population and Preventive Medicine
Commensurate with Experience
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Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 07/07/2018, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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