Penn State Health Associate Director, Clinical Research in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION
PENN STATE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, MILTON S. HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER
The Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute seeks an Associate Director of Clinical Research to provide executive oversight, management and planning of clinical research. The Associate Director will direct and guide future growth of cancer clinical research, including: recruiting additional faculty, growing the NCI-funded research portfolio, seeking other sources of extramural support, expanding community engagement, and integrating the Cancer Institute’s activities and priorities into the Clinical and Translational Science Instituteand the Institute for Personalized Medicine.The Associate Director is responsible for collaboration, mentoring of junior faculty and growth of clinical research, including protocol development, activation, and accrual (particularly therapeutic and investigator-initiated trial accrual). Preference will be given to candidates with a MD or equivalent but those with a terminal doctoral degree in a clinical science will be considered. Clinicians must be Board Eligible/Board Certified. Salary level, total compensation, and start-up package will be highly competitive.
The Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute serves 4.5 million people in central PA and has over 150 open clinical trials being conducted in a state-of-the-art 178,000 square foot clinical and research facility that opened in 2009.
Located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, we offer a great place to live, work, play, and learn. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey’s community is rich in history and offers a diverse culture. We’re conveniently located a short distance from major cities like Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, NYC, Baltimore, and Washington DC. Our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. We’re proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization by visiting our website atwww.pennstatehershey.org.
The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.
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