Associate Director for Translational Research | Charlottesville, VA - Job.com

Associate Director for Translational Research

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The University of Virginia Cancer Center is seeking an Associate Director for Translational Research. As an NCI-designated Clinical Cancer Center, the UVA Cancer Center has active research programs in laboratory, clinical and population science. The Associate Director for Translational Research will facilitate and promote vigorous interactions across the Cancer Center's research areas, facilitating collaboration that lead to rapid transfer of clinical observations to laboratory experiments, and promising discoveries in the laboratory to innovative behavioral and medical applications in prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. This is a faculty position, and tenure track and rank will depend on qualifications.

Candidates must have a MD or equivalent degree and must be Board-certified in Hematology and/or Medical Oncology. Sub-specialty expertise in the treatment of malignant disease is required. The successful candidate will have a national reputation in translational research, experience building translational collaborations, and an interest in facilitating translational research at UVA to enable the Cancer Center to reach its goal of achieving designation as an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center by 2020.

The University of Virginia, Department of Medicine's Division of Hematology/Oncology, as well as the School of Medicine, Cancer Center and Medical Center (Magnet-designated), are ranked among the best in the U. S. and offer a very collegial environment in a beautiful University town. Charlottesville, located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States by Money Magazine and USA Today.

To apply, visit https://jobs. virginia. edu and search on Posting Number 0614122. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and contact information for at least three references.

Completion of a UVA application is required. All inquiries about the position should be made through Richard Phalunas, EdD, President/CEO of The Brooke Group. Please contact him at rphalunas@thebrookegroup. us or by phone at (304) 594-1890.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" is based on the assumption that the life of the mind is a pursuit for all participants in the University, that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify Uncommon Integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display Great Judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are Strategically Focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by Aggressively Executing these standards. These employees also develop a Deep Passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities. They contribute to team success by Leading Talent through individual efforts.

## Required Applicant Documents:

CV / Resume
Cover Letter
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
Statement of Research Interest

## Employment Conditions for Faculty

The University of Virginia may require criminal history background check as a condition of employment.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Organization (Position Organization):* 40770 MD-INMD Hem/Onc

*Rank:* Open Rank

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Position Type:* Teaching and Research Faculty

*Department:* Department of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology

*Area of Interest:* No Response

*Academic Year for Position? (e. g. 2015):* 2015

*Employment Posting Category:* Faculty

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=73197

*Working Title:* Associate Director for Translational Research

*Appointment Type:* Teaching and Research

*Posting Date:* 05-29-2014

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Candidate Profile

*Posting Number:* 0614122

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No Response

*Tenure Status:* Tenure Track

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