The Department of Biostatistics and the Massey Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated center at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a tenure track Professor faculty. This incumbent will provide leadership and direction of the Biostatistics Shared Resources in the furtherance to reduce the state cancer burden for all Virginians by addressing the confluence between biological, social, and policy drivers through high-impact, cutting-edge research; person-centered care across the continuum, from prevention through survivorship; community integration; and training the next generation of community-centric researchers and healthcare professionals.The Massey Biostatistics Shared Resource Director is charged with overseeing the scientific viability of the services offered to Cancer Center members. The Shared Resource Director is responsible for identifying opportunities for strategic growth and development to facilitate interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary cancer research, between and within core laboratories, so as to harness the considerable intellectual talent and scientific resources of the Massey Cancer Center and focus them on solving the nation’s cancer problem.
As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.
Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should access the following link to complete the online application: https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/108913
. Please include your CV, cover letter, diversity statement and contact for 3 references. Please email questions to: Jinze Liu, PhD, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org