The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center’s (MCW Cancer Center’s) mission is to uncover the causes of cancer through scientific research and to translate this knowledge into effective treatments for cancer patients. MCW Cancer Center is dedicated to reducing the cancer burden through innovative research into its causes, prevention, early detection, and treatment. This is accomplished by integrating basic science, translational research, and clinical research with patient care, professional advancement, and community education, with an emphasis on reaching underserved populations. MCW Cancer Center is a network of cancer experts, investigators, clinicians, research programs, equipment, facilities, and resources — an overarching organization that connects all cancer-related activities — that represents the collective cancer effort at the MCW. The Cancer Center is the virtual hub of cancer research at MCW, providing leadership, knowledge, support and resources to cancer investigators and clinicians.
MCW is seeking population scientists and community-engaged researchers with a focus on cancer disparities. Positions are available at all ranks with a track record of publications and independent funding commensurate with rank. The incumbent will be expected to conduct an active program of independent and collaborative research pertinent to the mission of the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center, to work with a multi-disciplinary group of investigators at MCW, and to develop vibrant research collaborations aimed at having a local, national and international impact on cancer prevention and control.
- A Ph.D., MD, or MD/Ph.D. or equivalent degree with a training focus on the behavioral sciences, public health, health communications or epidemiology.
- Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of extramural funding.
- An interest and expertise in health disparities research and community-based interventions.