- Conducts original peer-reviewed, federally-funded cancer prevention and control research.
- Leads in the identification, development and oversight of transdisciplinary, cross-institutional research collaborations and shared resources to support initiatives.
- In partnership with leadership from JTCC and LCCC, leads the development and implementation of CPC's strategic vision and plan consistent with the overall clinical research goals of the LCCC-JTCC consortium partnership.
- Communicates program priorities and progress to internal and external audiences.
- Develops and maintains strategic partnerships with internal and external partners including the LCCC, local communities, government organizations and other academic medical centers.
- Identifies external funding opportunities and leads efforts to secure funding support through grant submissions.
- Oversees research support funds to ensure compliance with funding agency requirements.
- Leads coordination efforts among PIs, research faculty, research staff, and data managers to ensure high quality management of all research projects.
- Interacts with other senior investigators and research teams to implement large, sophisticated research.
- Develops and implements an organizational structure and process for efficient and effective planning, management and delivery of CPC projects and work closely with program manager who will supervise day-to-day operational activities.
- Oversees development and management of budgets and sub-contracts associated with the program.
- Other duties as required.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
- MD, MD/PhD or PhD required with experience and training in cancer control disciplines (e.g., behavioral science, health services research and policy, epidemiology or a related discipline).
- Minimum of 7 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
- Must have established track record of funding and publications.
- Leadership experience and ability to facilitate collaborations with clinical researchers, build community partnerships, and mentor are desirable.
- Demonstrated track record of scientific achievement including extramural peer-reviewed research funding and scientific publications in the prevention and early detection of cancer, improving cancer outcomes, or reducing cancer disparities.