Faculty Position in Cancer Population Sciences

  • Dartmouth College
  • Hanover, NH, USA
  • Dec 19, 2019
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice (TDI) (https://tdi.dartmouth.edu) in collaboration with the Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth seek applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of cancer population sciences to join our collegial and collaborative scientific community studying cancer control across the spectrum from cancer prevention to screening, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship with attention to challenges associated with NCCC's rural catchment area. Exceptional candidates at senior ranks may be considered. The ideal candidate will use contemporary approaches to address fundamental questions related to understanding cancer care delivery and health policy and may include specialized expertise in rural care delivery, survivorship, and implementation science. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and establish a robust research program focused on cancer population sciences that will attract extramural funding, provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, and teach at different levels.

A generous start-up package as well as access to state-of-the-art research facilities will be provided. Faculty members in TDI are members of the PhD graduate program in Health Policy and Clinical Practice (https://tdi.dartmouth.edu/education/degree-programs/phd/health-policy-phd ) as well as the Masters' in Public Health and Masters' in Health Care Delivery Science. Depending on areas of expertise, successful candidates may also join Dartmouth's graduate program in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (https://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/qbs/).

Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and/or first generation college graduates. Applicants should state in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth's commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates should hold a Ph.D., MD or equivalent degree and relevant postdoctoral research experience.

Application Details

Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (not to exceed 3 pages), and a teaching statement to: http://apply.interfolio.com/69788 and ask three referees to provide letters of recommendation. Application review will continue until the position is filled.

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth is located in Hanover in the picturesque Upper Connecticut River Valley on the NH and VT border. Dartmouth is surrounded by a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful, rural setting. Amenities associated with urban areas in Boston MA, Burlington VT, and Montreal, QC are all within a few hours' drive.

Dartmouth is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.


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