Cancer Center Jobs

Director of Cancer Research Development

Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina

June 12, 2024
The Hollings Cancer Center (HCC) at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Center in the State of South Carolina, serving 5.2M residents. As the only NCI-designated cancer center in South Carolina, HCC is part of an elite network of 72 cancer centers across the country recognized for our dedication to delivering cutting-edge treatments to patients and conducting innovative research to serve the unique needs of our state. HCC is also one of just 14 National Cancer Institute Minority/Underserved Community Oncology Research Programs across the country with the goal of bringing clinical trials to patients in their communities and reducing disparities in access to care based on regional or socioeconomic status.

The HCC Director of Cancer Research Development plays a crucial role in securing funding for cancer-focused research projects and advancing scientific initiatives for the Center. Responsibilities include leadership and oversight for the development, refinement, and management of grant proposals ranging from individual-investigator to large-scale, multi-institutional grants, including center or program project grants; creates scientifically accurate and compelling content, such as research papers, reports, and scientific articles; identifies appropriate funding opportunities from government agencies, foundations, and other relevant sources that contribute to HCC’s success in attracting funding. Expertise in grant development, scientific writing, and project management will be essential in driving scientific progress and securing resources for impactful research projects at HCC.