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Full Reseacher (Cancer Biology)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Date Posted:
April 11, 2017
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • Revised: This advertisement is for an 11-month, tenure-track vacant faculty position, to begin approximately July to September, 2019 for a physician-scientist who can facilitate the translation of basic research findings into clinical interventions. This position will focus on drug development or directing an early phase trials program. This position is expected to maintain some clinical activity. This position will be funded by appropriated funds and funds derived from Hawaii Cancer Consortium; subsequent partial extramural funding is expected. Continuation of appointment is contingent upon satisfactory performance. The University of Hawaii (UH) Cancer Center conducts research on the causes, prevention, and treatment of cancer across a broad array of disciplines that includes oncology, epidemiology, molecular carcinogenesis, prevention methods, quality of life in cancer survivors and new therapeutic approaches to cancer treatment.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. This position will have a key role in advancing the center’s research mission with a focus on translational medicine and will have the opportunity to assume a leadership role in the Cancer Center; Recent history of or current history of independent line of investigation that is competitive for national peer-reviewed grants such as from the National Cancer Institute or Pharmaceutical company contracts.
  2. Collaborate with faculty members of the UH Cancer Center, the Hawaii Cancer Consortium, other UH departments, and community-based health care providers on research projects, researcher training/mentoring, and other academic activities through innovative research and world-class cancer care; Serve as a role model within the UH Cancer Center, the UH, and in the national or international research, academic, and/or medical community.
  3. Seek collaborative research opportunities where Hawaii has an advantage due to its special multi-ethnic population with disparate outcomes and its unique flora and fauna as sources of anticancer compounds; May assist in the administration of the program and with other related professional and scientific research endeavors; May supervise postgraduate students (PhD or MS) and participate in graduate level teaching.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. For MD, four years in the rank of Associate Professor, or ten years of other medical experience, or a total of ten years of teaching in the rank of Associate Professor and other medical experience, or one year at the rank of Professor at another medical school of recognized standing or equivalent position in Federal Government.
  2. Demonstrated research productivity which has resulted in significant recognition by the national or international community of scholars active in the same field;
  3. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and/or supervise research activities; Demonstrated ability in teaching, research, and program administration;
  4. Demonstrated capacity for independent professional research as shown by participation in the affairs of regional and/or national research groups and/or societies;
  5. A strong research track record in cancer and/or clinical and translational research.
  6. Demonstrated ability to serve as a role model for students and junior colleagues, and to effectively meet, interact and confer with others.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Experience with the conduct of cancer clinical trials; experience with early phase trials;

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, current curriculum vitae, statement of current and future research interests, names of five (5) professional references with contact information (including email addresses), official transcripts (OR original documentation from the institution confirming degree OR copy of U.S. board certification OR current, unexpired U.S. medical license). Copy of transcript is acceptable in place of U.S. board certification or current U.S. medical license for evaluation purposes but original is required upon hire. Email applications are acceptable. (Note: Only complete applications will be considered.)
  1. University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  2. Faculty Search - Position #82954
  3. Attn: Human Resources Office
  4. 701 Ilalo Street, 6th Floor
  5. Honolulu, HI 96813

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