Cancer Researcher

Cancer Researcher

The Indiana University Simon Cancer Center and Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health in Indianapolis are seeking a scientific investigator to join our dynamic cancer research team. The candidate will be expected to conduct a clinical translational research program with a focus on cancer survivorship and outcomes research and molecular/genetic epidemiology.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in epidemiology or a comparable doctoral degree in a health-related area, with a distinguished record of research achievement and excellence.  The faculty rank for this position is open and will be determined based on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.  Both rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and prior accomplishments. Qualified applicants will have an established reputation in cancer survivorship and/or outcomes research. The successful candidate must be highly motivated and have the ability to perform in an environment of collegiality and collaboration with the University’s existing basic, clinical and population scientists, centers, and programs. The selected candidate will be expected to continue or to develop an independent NIH-funded research program.  The research environment at Indiana University is ideal for conducting collaborative clinical translational research with excellent clinical resources and facilities to support a productive research program and access to state-of-the-art core facilities.  The IU School of Medicine is the country's second largest medical school and is internationally recognized for excellence in research and teaching. The IU Simon Cancer Center is an NCI designated cancer center with an expanding program in population sciences. The NCATS-funded Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute is a national leader in the development of translational research. The Regenstrief Institute is world renowned for its work in health informatics and healthcare research. The Fairbanks School of Public Health has well-established and expanding collaborations with each of these groups and with many others. For faculty carrying out laboratory-based research, there are state-of-the-art laboratories available in the new cancer research building.

Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing their research funding and related experience; a copy of their curriculum vitae; three selected publications; and names with contact information for at least three references. Electronic submission of all application materials is preferred.  Electronic submissions should be sent to  Inquiries about the position can be sent to Lois B. Travis, M.D., Sc.D. at

Review of applications for this position will continue until filled. We are committed to building a diverse faculty and welcome applications from minorities and women. The salary and compensation is nationally competitive and commensurate with rank and experience, including an attractive benefits package.

Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana and the country’s 11th largest city. It is large enough to host the Indianapolis 500 (largest single-day sporting event in the world) and the 2012 Super Bowl, but small enough to personify small-town charm. Indianapolis offers superb cultural, educational, sports, and dining opportunities. Residents enjoy an extremely competitive cost of living, short commute times, and high quality of life.

IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution, M/F/D.