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Assistant or Associate Reseacher (Translational and Clinical Research)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Date Posted:
June 07, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins July 13, 2018
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications ande experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2020

Other Conditions:
To begin approximately September 2018; renewable depending performance and/or funding availability.
Assistant Researcher Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Serve as physician investigator with an active community-based clinical practice whose primary goal is to conduct clinical research and translate discoveries from the UH Cancer Center's research programs into clinical applications in collaboration with established UH Cancer Center researchers;
  2. Pursue an independent line of interventional investigator initiated trials with a focus on therapeutics;
  3. Active in enrolling subjects onto industry sponsored trials and NCI sponsored trials at UH Cancer Center;
  4. Pursue collaborative research opportunities in areas where research at UH is especially advantaged and be competitive for national peer-reviewed funding. Examples of such clinical and translational research opportunities are genitourinary cancer, gastrointestinal cancer and hepatobiliary cancer.
Associate Researcher Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Same duties and responsibilities as Assistant Researcher but will require greater accountability and higher complexity as well as serve as a role model within the Cancer Center, university and in the national or international research, academic, and/or medical community.
Assistant Researcher Minimum Qualifications
  1. M.D. degree or other generally recognized equivalent medical degree from a medical school of recognized standing;
  2. Able to get licensure in Hawaii;
  3. Board certification or qualification in the clinical discipline involved in the specific position;
  4. Demonstrated ability in teaching and patient care when appropriate;
  5. Demonstrated ability to generate independent research reports, publications and clinical trial;
  6. Ability to interact effectively with students and/or assistants when appropriate.
Associate Researcher Minimum Qualifications
  1. In addition to the qualifications required at the Assistant Researcher level, the associate level requires a minimum of four years in the rank of Assistant Professor, or four years of other medical experience, or a total of four years of teaching in the rank of Assistant Professor and other medical experience, or one year at the rank of Associate Professor at another medical school of recognized standing;
  2. Demonstrated proven ability in teaching, research, and program administration;
  3. With recognition for having made a significant scholarly contribution to the clinical specialty;
  4. Demonstrated ability to plan and organize research activities, including effective interactions with students and/or assistants when appropriate;
  5. Demonstrated research ability judged competent and adequate for the rank of comparison with peers active in the same field at other major research universities;
  6. Demonstrated ability to serve as a role model for students and junior colleagues, and to effectively meet and confer with others;
Desirable Qualifications
  1. 1. A strong research track record with development of investigator initiated clinical 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 #85910T
  3. Attn: Human Resources Office
  4. 701 Ilalo Street, 6th Floor
  5. Honolulu, HI 96813
  1. Dr. Charles Rosser;

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