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Associate/Full Professor, Population Sciences in the Pacific

University of Hawai'i Cancer Center, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

February 14, 2022
Associate/Full Professor – Tenure/Tenure Track, Population Sciences in the Pacific, University of Hawaii Cancer Center

The University of Hawaii Cancer Center (UHCC; an NCI Designated Cancer Center) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in the Cancer Prevention in the Pacific (CPP) component of the Population Sciences Program. Applicants for the position must have an active research program in the area of cancer prevention and control, as demonstrated by a strong track record of obtaining peer-reviewed funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and having high-quality publications in good-impact journals. Areas of research currently represented within the CPP include tobacco and e-cigarette prevention, areca (betel) nut use prevention and cessation, cancer survivorship research, skin and colorectal cancer screening, and skin cancer prevention. The successful candidate will increase the depth of current research in the program or expand the program’s range of research. Research areas in which the program seeks to expand include, but are not limited to, diet and physical activity interventions, health promotion interventions for cancer survivors, community-based participatory research, application of mHealth methods, and application of dissemination and implementation science to cancer prevention and control. Experience conducting cancer disparities research and cancer-related research among Asian/Pacific Islander populations are desirable strengths. In addition, demonstrated ability of having conducted transdisciplinary research is desirable. UHCC provides highly competitive recruitment packages including space in the beautiful Cancer Center building in Honolulu, start-up funding, and salary. Core facilities available to Center investigators include Biostatistics, Genomics and Bioinformatics, Analytical Biochemistry, Nutrition Support, Metabolomics, Pathology, and Diversity Research and Recruitment. UHCC has active research training programs involving mentorship of graduate students, postdocs, and early-stage investigators. The successful candidate will join a diverse team of researchers devoted to conducting high quality research in cancer prevention and control. For inquiries regarding the position please contact Dr. Pallav Pokhrel ([email protected]). For inquiries related to the application process please contact [email protected]


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