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Organization: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
Posted: 9/12/2017
Type: Academic - Tenure Track
Industry: Academic Institutions
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Location: Oklahoma City,  OK    USA
Position Description: The Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC) of the Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is seeking tobacco researchers to join our growing program to help us achieve our goal of becoming a pre-eminent tobacco research center. We invite applications for multiple faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level who conduct research with a focus in one of the following general areas:

• Youth Tobacco Use and Prevention • Tobacco Policy • New and Emerging Tobacco Products / Tobacco Regulatory Science • Tobacco-Related Health Communications • Underserved and Difficult to Treat Populations: American Indians, pregnant women, individuals with mental illness, rural and low socioeconomic status • Tobacco Treatment / Dissemination and Implementation

Application review will begin in November 2017. Ideally, the positions will start in fall 2018; however, positions will remain open until filled.

Qualifications: Rank and tenure eligibility to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Successful applicants at the Assistant Professor level will have a strong academic record, with evidence of scholarship and show strong promise in acquiring extramural funding. Applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level should also have a strong record of extramural funding.

Organization Description: Application review will begin in November 2017. The OTRC provides an exceptional infrastructure for conducting multidisciplinary, community-based, laboratory, and clinical research. Its research and community outreach activities impact the entire state, with a special focus on the underserved such as Oklahoma’s large American Indian, rural and urban poor populations that experience higher rates of tobacco use and dependence.

The Stephenson Cancer Center (SCC) is Oklahoma’s only academic cancer center. With a well-developed and supportive infrastructure and over 200 members from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and several other entities, the SCC places a high priority on promoting translational research that moves research ideas into clinical applications.

Oklahoma City is the anchor of a rapidly growing, multicultural metropolitan area with a population of 1.3 million, over 300 days of sunshine annually, very affordable cost of living, excellent schools and a wide array of cultural amenities.

Closing Date: 12/12/2017
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Contact Name: Damon Vidrine,  Associate Professor, Associate Director of Research - OTRC
Contact Location: 655 Research Parkway STE 400

Oklahoma City   OK  73104
Contact Location: 655 Research Parkway STE 400
  Oklahoma City   OK  73104
Contact Phone: 405-271-4005 
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How to Apply: Applicants should provide electronic copies (only) of a cover letter (stating qualifications, synopsis of professional goals, research interests), curriculum vitae, and e-mail addresses for three references to Damon J. Vidrine, DrPH, at

Additional Information: The University of Oklahoma is an EO/AA Institution Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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