The Hollings Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, and the College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) are excited to announce an opening for a junior, mid or senior level tenure-track faculty Cancer Epidemiologist who will join the Cancer Control Program and the Department of Public Health Sciences. Investigators whose focus is on understanding the molecular underpinnings of cancer initiation, progression, and survival is a priority.
The Hollings Cancer (HCC) has state-of-the-art clinical, research and shared resource facilities. HCC is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer center in South Carolina, with NCI approved programs in developmental cancer therapeutics, cancer immunology, cancer biology, and cancer control, as well as multiple shared resource cores and state-of-the-art clinical and research facilities. These include a highly developed clinical trials office with a growing multi-center trials network and Phase I trials program, a translational science laboratory, a robust biorepository and tissue analysis resource, and a clean-cell evaluation and therapy facility. There are currently 125 HCC cancer scientists holding a portfolio of more than $43M in extramural cancer research funding. A critical scientific mission of HCC is to foster population-based research that will lead to a reduction in cancer morbidity and mortality regionally and nationally. In addition, clinical and translational research at HCC and MUSC is supported by an NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award.
Applicants must have a PhD or MD with a strong record of research accomplishments and peer-reviewed publications. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a vigorous, nationally-recognized research in cancer prevention and control. Based on programmatic fit and interest of the candidate, single or joint appointments to basic science or clinical departments will be made. The HCC will offer competitive start-up funding and access to state-of-the-art core facilities.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: F20014
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The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has grown from a small private medical school founded in 1824 into one of the nation’s top academic health science centers, with a 700-bed medical center (MUSC Health) and six colleges. As South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health center providing a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences, MUSC is engaged in activities statewide. Its campus is located on more than 80 acres in the city of Charleston, with an overall population of about 13,000 clinicians, faculty, staff and students. Nearly 3,000 students in six colleges (Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy) study for degrees at the baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and other professional levels. The University also provides residency training for more than 700 graduate health professionals. The teaching staff is comprised of more than 1,700 full and part-time faculty.