Indiana University School of Medicine and the IU Simon Cancer Center are announcing two tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in Supportive Oncology/Palliative Care. Both clinicians and non-clinicians are encouraged to apply. All faculty will be expected to conduct high quality research. Clinical faculty would practice in the IU Simon Cancer Center. Faculty would be eligible for an Endowed Chair.
The Supportive Oncology Program’s mission is to advance the science and provide state of the art care to patients with cancer, including symptom management, decision making, communication, and end-of-life care. Candidates will have experience in patient-centered research, translational research, and/or implementation science.
As one of the leading academic cancer research centers in the US, the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center (IUSCC) is Indiana’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center that provides patient care and fosters multidisciplinary cancer research programs. The IUSCC puts significant resources into supporting research projects, developing faculty and expanding facilities that will lead to better approaches to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Active areas of research include cancer pain, including chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy, cachexia, clinician/patient communication and patient reported outcomes.
IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the country with more than 20,000 living alumni and 3,000 learners on nine campuses across the state. Its diverse faculty is made up of 2,700 full-time members and 3,200 volunteer faculty who are responsible for training medical, graduate and postgraduate students. IU School of Medicine is the only allopathic medical school in Indiana.
As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.
The IU School of Medicine provides concierge and dual career services to assist new faculty with their personal or family’s relocation needs.