The Department of Psychology at San Diego State University invites applications for an open rank tenure-track position with a focus on Cancer Disparities. Candidates must hold a PhD in a domain of Psychology or allied discipline. Candidates would be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, mentor Masters and Doctoral-level graduate students, and engage in department, college, and university-level service activities.
Opportunities for the candidate exist within the NCI-funded U54 Partnership grants held jointly between SDSU and UCSD, including membership in the UCSD Moores Cancer Center, access to relevant Moores Cancer Center resources, and opportunities to collaborate with scientists from the Moores Cancer Center. Strong preference will be given to candidates with significant extramural support and interest in developing and implementing research related to culturally diverse populations.
The Psychology Department has an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology offered jointly with the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and its faculty are affiliated with a range of doctoral programs throughout the university including programs in Public Health, Language and Communicative Disorders, and Computational Sciences. The Psychology Department also has MA programs in psychology with emphases in behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, developmental, learning and cognition, physical and/or mental health research, and social/personality; an MS program in applied psychology with emphases in industrial/organizational and program evaluation; and a large and diverse population of undergraduate majors. Additional information about SDSU and the Psychology Department can be found at http://www.sdsu.edu/ and http://www.psychology.sdsu.edu.
The university and the department seek a diverse faculty. We seek candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students from diverse cultural backgrounds. SDSU and the San Diego research community beyond our campus provide a very rich environment for interdisciplinary and collaborative work.
Applicants should send a letter of application, a statement of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching excellence (including student evaluations, if available), curriculum vitae, no more than 4 reprints or preprints, and at least 2 letters of reference to FacultySearches@psychology.sdsu.edu and also send a hard copy to Search Committee, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego CA 92182–4611.
Review of applications will begin immediately but the deadline for applications is April 13, 2012. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment is subject to budgetary considerations. SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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Posting date March 1, 2012
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center Seeks Physician-in-Chief
Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James) has developed a new position within their cancer program, Physician-in-Chief. This new position will be the senior physician leader at The James and will be responsible for setting forth a new paradigm for delivering the highest quality and most innovative, evidence-based cancer care that underpins the OSUCCC-James vision: to create a cancer-free world. One person, one discovery at a time. Routinely ranked in U.S.News and World Report as one of America’s Best Cancer Hospitals, The James is one of the nations’ 11 free standing cancer hospitals and the clinical care arm of the NCI-designated Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of only 40 in the country. Recently described by the NCI as the model for other matrix university-based cancer centers, the OSUCCC-James is one of the Top 15 NCI-funded cancer centers in the U.S. and a leader in translational research. Reporting to the CEO of The James and the Director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Physician-in-Chief will be the clinical visionary for the OSUCCC-James and will:
* Create the future of clinical cancer care at The James that enhances and leverages our translational research strength
* Develop and implement strategies to improve and sustain overall clinical performance, patient safety and quality at The James
* Meet the challenges and changes brought about by new federal healthcare laws
* Provide on-going counsel to the CEO/Director and other executive leadership on physician and clinical matters
* Provide a critical communication link between the OSUCCC-James and the physicians and medical staff leadership, the OSU Medical Center, the College of Medicine, and the University regarding issues relating to clinical activity and performance
In 2014, we will open a new 19-floor, state-of-the-art cancer hospital that will have nearly 300 dedicated inpatient cancer beds. The Physician-in-Chief will be responsible for developing and implementing a vision that re-thinks the cancer patient experience, raising our programs in quality, patient safety and cancer care delivery to a national, top-tier level. For more information about this position, please visit http://cancer.osu.edu/go/PIC or contact Dan Dolan at 614-293-4513 or Dan.Dolan@osumc.edu.