Associate / Full Professor of Cancer Epidemiology

University of California Irvine School of Medicine

United States

Associate or Full Professor - Cancer Epidemiology

Job #JPF05259
  • School of Medicine - School of Medicine Dean's Office

Recruitment Period

Open date: April 15th, 2019

Last review date: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The University of California, Irvine (UCI) College of Health Sciences and the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center seek applicants for a full-time, tenure-track or tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The position requires expertise that enables a robust population science research agenda, and an outstanding record of research excellence as evidenced by the ability to obtain and sustain independent or collaborative extramural NCI or other NIH-type funding.

This Associate or Full Professor will contribute to the growing Department of Epidemiology within the College of Health Sciences. Research excellence in population-level research, including genomic and environmental contributions to cancer etiology or control, is sought.

The successful applicants will be expected to conduct collaborative and transdisciplinary research, maintain a strong publication record, and have expertise that fills existing gaps and enables a robust cancer control and population sciences research agenda. They will join the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Cancer Control Program and actively participate in intra- and inter-programmatic activities, including the Cancer Center’s Community Outreach & Engagement efforts. The successful applicant will also have evidence of excellent teaching and mentoring, and contribute to growing the research and teaching missions within the rapidly growing College of Health Sciences at UCI.

Essential qualifications include:

•PhD, MD or equivalent with training in a population-health related field
•A track-record of peer-reviewed publications
•Current peer-reviewed funding in cancer control
•Demonstrated success in translating scientific discovery into new research directions applicable to populations at risk for cancer
•Knowledge/appreciation of the value of population health-related research and education and the capability to help integrate research into the community and/or clinical enterprises
•A collaborative style that fosters and supports teamwork and innovation

To apply, please log onto UCI’s recruitment site -

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The UCI College of Health Science recognizes the value of diversity, inclusion and equity in its faculty, and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues and communities, and to educate and mentor a diverse and talented student body.

UCI is ranked among the top 10 public universities in the US, and is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded University of California system. UCI combines the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI has also recently been ranked as one of the best employers for diversity in the nation.

With approximately 29,000 students, and 1,100 faculty members, the College of Health Sciences is comprised of the nationally-ranked School of Medicine, the new School of Nursing Science, the Program in Public Health, and the Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The UCI Medical Center offers a wealth of opportunities for research collaboration.

The UCI cancer center is one of 49 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States and the only comprehensive cancer center in Orange County, the 6th most populous county in America, with a catchment area of over 4 million people. Cancer Center members conduct transdisciplinary and transformative research spanning basic, translational, patient-oriented, clinical and community cancer research, and has provided practice-changing and paradigm-shifting advances in many cancer types, including breast, gynecologic, blood, brain, and gastrointestinal cancers.

UCI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location
Irvine, CA

Document requirements

•Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
•Cover Letter
•Statement of Research
•Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
•Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
•Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

•3-5 required (contact information only)


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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