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Applications are invited for the post of Director of Research at Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai, India. The responsibilities include the overall conduct of research at the main campus and establishing a new Institute at Gummidipoondi Campus. It is expected that applicants will be eminent active physician-scientists with some administrative experience. Requirements for establishing the Institute and remuneration are open to negotiation. Please write to evc@cancerinstitutewia.org for further details and information is also available at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Rg2dfFZyOEj1em8y542lYRW30kpf2Mwj/view?usp=sharing and www.cancerinstitutewia.org.in 

Job description     
Director Research shall be responsible for all research activities across all campuses of CI.
The responsibilities shall include:

1.      Developing a long-term vision to achieve a leadership position in chosen areas of cancer research nationally and developing long-term/annual  plans to implement such vision

 

2.      Establishing a globally benchmarked, cancer research facility at the proposed new site in Gummidipundi, a suburb of Chennai.

 

3.      Being responsible for robust academic activities of the research division, including
a.   Identifying and starting new medical and para-medical courses. 

 

b.   Identifying training needs and organizing appropriate training courses for faculty and others.

 

c.    Conducting meetings, seminars, workshops, and conferences in the field of cancer research with a view to acquiring and disseminating knowledge on cancer research.

 

4.      Identifying and arranging partnerships and collaborations, nationally and internationally, in pursuit of the vision/ plans.

 

5.      Raising funds to support the execution of the plans.

 

6.      Being responsible for the overall administration of the Research Division.

 

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