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Location: Charleston, SC

Medical University of South Carolina


Faculty Postions in Cancer Epidemiology



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Chanita Hughes-Halbert, PhD   

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Posted: 10/18/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2427

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The Hollings Cancer Center (HCC), a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, and the Department of Public Health Sciences in the College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) are excited to announce an opening for a Cancer Epidemiologist who will join the Cancer Control Program and the Department of Public Health Sciences.  Investigators with training in epidemiology whose focus is on understanding the molecular and/or genomic underpinnings of cancer initiation, progression, and survival is a priority.  Appointment at all faculty ranks are being considered.

The HCC has state-of-the-art clinical, research and shared resource facilities.  There are currently 125 HCC cancer scientists holding a portfolio of more than $43M in extramural cancer research funding.  The scientific mission of the Cancer Control Program is to foster population-based research that will lead to a reduction in cancer morbidity and mortality regionally and nationally; tobacco control and cancer health disparities are the thematic foci of the program.  MUSC is also a recipient of the NIH 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 program in cancer prevention and control.  Based on programmatic fit and interest of the candidate, an appointment in an appropriate home department will be made.  The HCC will offer competitive start-up funding and access to state-of-the-art core facilities.

Applicants should submit electronic copies of their CV and a brief (1-2 pages) research statement. No letters of reference are requested, but candidates should include the names and contact information of three referees who will not be contacted without applicant's consent, as a single PDF document to Chanita Hughes-Halbert, PhD using the contact information provided below.


Chanita Hughes-Halbert, PhD                                             


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Cancer Control Program Leader                                           

Hollings Cancer Center

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)                       


MUSC is an equal opportunity employer, promoting workplace diversity.








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