Cancer Prevention and Control Faculty Position

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, New York
Closing date
Aug 19, 2022

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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center invites applications for faculty positions at the level of Associate/Full Member/Professor in the Department of Cancer Prevention & Control | Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center - Buffalo, NY.  Roswell Park is a vibrant, free-standing NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center dedicated to one shared mission: to understand, prevent and cure cancer.  As such, researchers in our group have a wealth of opportunities to collaborate with others who are all focused on cancer, including clinicians, basic scientists, pathologists, and investigators from the other Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) programs, such as tumor immunology, cell stress, genetics and genomics and developmental therapeutics  CCSG Research Programs | Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center - Buffalo, NY. These collaborations and the focused nature of our cancer center greatly facilitate team science and exciting collaborations across disciplines.  Current faculty members have ongoing research in molecular epidemiology, cancer health disparities and health equity, factors that affect cancer outcomes, and behavioral interventions to reduce cancer risk, morbidity, and mortality. Roswell Park is an equal opportunity employer, and here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn, and succeed.

The incumbent will have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of faculty and students both within Roswell Park and at the State University of New York at Buffalo, including the Jacobs Medical School. Center members have access to extensive Shared Resources for research Shared Resources | Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center - Buffalo, NY including a DataBank and BioRepository housing blood samples and data from > 40,000 cancer patients and non-cancer controls, and the Pathology Network Shared Resource, with tumor specimens with detailed annotation available, many in the form of tissue microarrays (TMAs),  and linkage with blood samples and clinical and outcome data. We have an exceptional Genomics Shared resource with technical capabilities for numerous high-throughput molecular assays, and extensive Biostatistics and Bioinformatics support. 

Candidates must have a doctoral degree with a background in research in cancer prevention and control and show productivity commensurate with level of appointment.  We are particularly interested in applications from scientists with expertise in biopsychosocial mechanisms that contribute to cancer outcomes, behavioral interventionists who work with diverse patient populations, and those with expertise in studying multi-level factors in relation to cancer risk and outcomes; researchers from underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Selection will be based on excellence in research, evidence of success in obtaining peer-reviewed funding, and potential to maintain an outstanding independent research program focused on trans-disciplinary cancer research.   

The successful candidate will receive a competitive start-up package and salary commensurate with their experience.

Candidates should e-mail their CV, a brief research statement, and three references to:

Christine Ambrosone, PhD/Chair, Cancer Prevention & Control

c/o Nicole Robinson/

“Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants, or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual’s relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, Roswell Park is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.  If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

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