Cancer/Social Epidemiologist – Research Assistant Professor

  • SIU School of Medicine
  • SIU School of Medicine, Springfield IL
  • Feb 27, 2018
Full time Medical Research

Job Description

SIU School of Medicine is seeking an individual to provide cancer and social epidemiology insight and innovation to advance the mission and goals of the Office of Population Science and Policy and the Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at SIU. The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in social epidemiological and health services research design and analysis.  The position requires expertise in population-based research methods with the goal of elucidating rural cancer disparities in central and southern Illinois, the Mississippi Delta Region, and throughout the United States. 

Interested individuals should apply directly for the research assistant professor-cancer/social epidemiologist position with a letter of interest accompanied by a resume at SIU’s Jobs website at SIU School of Medicine is an AA/EEO employer.


Clinical Research


 Minimum requirements include Ph.D. and/or post-doctoral training in epidemiology, or health services research.  Demonstrated emphasis and expertise in cancer epidemiology research or closely complementary field; evidence of research capabilities demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed specialty journals; excellent verbal and written communication skills; sensitive to the needs of underrepresented minority populations.