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Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control

University of Colorado Cancer Center

January 15, 2020
The Colorado School of Public Health and the University of Colorado Cancer Center announce an exceptional opportunity for a distinguished investigator to serve as Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control. This position will report to the Chair of the appointing department under the primary appointment, and to the Deputy Director of the University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Program Leader will hold a faculty appointment in the ColoradoSPH and maintain a highly visible leadership position in the Cancer Center, providing leadership to all cancer prevention and control activities. This appointment is accompanied by an Endowed Chair and significant financial resources to stimulate and sustain a robust program of research in Cancer Prevention and Control.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado, the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region and one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. Currently home to 21,000 employees, more than 4,000 degree-seeking students and two nationally recognized hospitals that handle 1.7 million patient visits each year, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future, carries out a broad range of research, and cares for the state's children, adults, and veterans. CU Anschutz features schools of medicine, pharmacy, dental medicine and public health, a college of nursing, and a graduate school.

The School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) is a collaborative endeavor involving the University of Colorado Denver, Colorado State University, and the University of Northern Colorado. Established in 2008, ColoradoSPH is the first and only accredited school of public health in the Rocky Mountain Region, providing training, innovative research and community service to actively address public health issues including chronic disease, access to healthcare, environmental threats, emerging infectious diseases, and costly injuries.

The University of Colorado is an NCI-designated Consortium Comprehensive Cancer Center with approximately 300 members engaged in collaborative cancer research at the University of Colorado, Colorado State University, University of Colorado at Boulder, the Veterans Administration, and associated medical centers. The Program Leader will provide leadership and direction for all scientific, policy, and programmatic issues relating to the program and work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary group to expand the cancer prevention and control program. 

 The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in public health or closely related field, and/or a medical degree with an established background in cancer prevention and control research. A strong track record of peer-reviewed funding, and experience in conducting cancer prevention and control research are essential. Expertise in epidemiology, chemoprevention, genetics, survivorship, health services, or behavioral science, with an established record of excellence in research, teaching and leadership and service commensurate with the criteria for appointment to the academic rank of Associate Professor or Professor are required. 

For confidential consideration, or to nominate a colleague, please contact:

Joyce Tucker, 
Executive Vice President, Managing Principal
Cejka Search 
800.209.8143 ext. 64518