Position Available in the CCR Details
The NCI Center for Cancer Research is part of the National Institutes
of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
|Position Title:||Tenure-Track Investigator, M.D.|
|Contact Name:||Angela Corno, Executive Secretary|
|Branch/Laboratory/Program:||Urologic Oncology Branch|
|Investigator's Home Page:||http://ccr.cancer.gov/labs/lab.asp?labid=92|
|Number of Positions Available:||1|
Research Area Key Words:
|prostate cancer, clinical protocols|
|Number References Required:||3|
|Publications List Required?||Yes|
The Center for Cancer Research (CCR), in the National Cancer Institute (NCI) invites applications for a tenure track urologic surgeon position in the Urologic Oncology Branch (UOB). Highly qualified candidates will be those who are well-trained urologic surgeons with interest and experience in the treatment of men with prostate cancer. The successful candidate will direct an independent translational research program focused around prostate cancer, including developing clinical protocols, overseeing a clinical team to carry them out, performing surgery, caring for patients and an independent laboratory effort, depending on the candidate?s interests. The successful candidate will receive funding for a translational research program, including office and laboratory space, budget, support staff and clinical research infrastructure. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
The Urologic Oncology Branch (UOB) conducts clinical and basic research designed to develop better methods for detection, prevention, and therapy of patients with genitourinary malignancies. Its primary focus is the study of the genes associated with initiation and progression of kidney and prostate cancers. The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is an intramural research component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). CCR?s enabling infrastructure facilitates clinical studies at the NIH Clinical Center, the world?s largest dedicated clinical research complex; provides extensive opportunities for collaboration; and allows scientists and clinicians to undertake high-risk, high-impact laboratory- and clinic-based investigations. Investigators are supported by a wide array of intellectual and technological and research resources, including animal facilities and dedicated, high quality technology cores in areas such as imaging/microscopy, chemistry/purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics/DNA sequencing, transgenics and knockout mice, arrays/molecular profiling, and human genetics/bioinformatics. For an overview of CCR, please visit http://ccr.cancer.gov/.
Applicants must be board certified in urologic surgery; have experience in urologic oncology clinical research; and be eligible to be credentialed to practice medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Highly qualified candidates will have demonstrated ability: (1) to develop and conduct high-quality clinical research and (2) to publish such work in peer-reviewed scientific or medical journals and present it at scientific meetings.
The search will remain open until a qualified applicant is found. Consideration of applicants will begin on or around March 18, 2013. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and bibliography, a brief 2 page summary of research interests and accomplishments, copies of up to five publications or preprints and 3 reference letters to:
NIH Online Search Application System
(Tenure Track Urologic Surgeon UOB)
Chair, Search Committee
Attn: Angela Corno, Executive Secretary
Urologic Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute
10 Center Drive MSC 1107
BLDG 10 CRC Room 1-5950
Bethesda, MD 20892-1107
|NIH is part of the Department of Health and Human Services|