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Posted:  November 17, 2021

The American Urological Association (AUA), the premier urologic association providing support to the urologic community, is currently searching for a Research Director position located in our Linthicum, Maryland office.  This position is temporarily remote and will have the possibility to telecommute up to 3 days a week.

In General

This position is responsible for direct oversight of the AUA Office of Research programs, new initiatives, and research-related strategic goals and priorities, including those of the Urology Care Foundation (UCF), the official foundation of the AUA. These programs support the extramural urology research funding and education of the Office of Research as well as the research advocacy activities of the AUA. Supervises all staff administering AUA research programs. Acts as primary communication point and advisor to the AUA Research Council as well as associated committees, workgroups, and panels. Represents the AUA to government, medical, research and other organizations on research-related issues and serves as the AUA’s internal staff resource on urology relevant research matters.

Typically

The individual in this position will focus on:

Research Funding

  • Ensures compliance of UCF research grant policies and processes with current extramural funding best practices. Includes tracking, evaluation and reported of  funded
  • Collaborates with the UCF in fundraising activities to ensure adequate support is in place for all research grant programs.

Research Education

  • Develops and stewards a robust portfolio of research education programs using co-sponsored symposia, educational workshops, and online research education courses.
  • Maintains and enhances intra-AUA relationships and collaborations with departments directly related to research education programs.

Research Advocacy

  • Serves as AUA research staff liaison with federal and non-federal funding agencies, and special interest patient groups in the area of urology research funding. 
  • Serves as research staff advisor to the AUA Research Advocacy Committee.

Governance and Operations

  • Works with the Research Council and Research Committees to define a comprehensive research agenda with strategic goals and tactical solutions,
  • Supervises Office of Research staff in coordinating the activities of Research Council subcommittees, workgroups, and panels.

To be Successful

Candidates must provide leadership and have effective critical thinking skills.  It is essential that the individual in this role have strong networking, planning, and communication skills;  strong understanding of policies and processes of extramurally-funded biomedical research.

In addition:

  • Master’s Degree in a biomedical research-related discipline; MD or PhD strongly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years’ postgraduate experience in biomedical research and/or research administration, preferably in urology-related research
  • Strong knowledge of, and direct experience in, the academic, extramurally-funded landscape of medical research support and processes as a funded investigator and/or research administrator
  • Minimum 5 years’ management experience working with diverse groups of individuals at all levels including organizational governing bodies, doctoral-level professionals, federal officials, and program staff.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience successfully managing, leading, and coaching diverse teams preferred 

 What we have to Offer

We strive to create a positive experience for employees through our commitment to effective talent acquisition and onboarding, talent management and career development, providing a positive working environment, and our focus on physical, mental, and financial wellness.   We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; discretionary contribution and 403(b) plans; generous leave program; paid holidays; sick leave; on-site gym; company-paid life, LTD, and STD insurance; beautiful facility; very generous contributions to continuing education and tuition reimbursement.  

We welcome interested and qualified candidates to apply for this position by visiting our Career Center.  No relocation is available for this position.

If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected] and we will be happy to help.


Posted: 10/18/2021

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women’s Health

Washington University in St. Louis is accepting postdoctoral fellowship applications for multiple openings in our established NIDDK-sponsored T32 program. Fellowship openings begin as early as July 1, 2022, for this training program designed to advance prevention and health outcomes research in the field of women’s health.

Fellows in our “Clinical Outcomes Research Training in Female Lower Urinary Tract Disorders” program will receive:

  • coursework customized to their research and goals
  • access to local and national data
  • a multi-faceted career development program
  • support to develop and apply for research grants
  • up to three years of funding with competitive benefits, and more!

Fellows will also have the unique opportunity to develop their research portfolio in women’s health through independent research and by contributing to ongoing multidisciplinary research projects on topics such as risk factors for and maternal outcomes of childbirth-related injuries, urologic side-effects of cancer treatment, cost-effectiveness of incontinence management strategies, prevention strategies for recurrent urinary tract infections, and modeling surgical outcomes using machine learning. Dedicated mentors that are leading experts in their fields work alongside fellows and represent a variety of specialties.

 

Eligible applicants will have an MD, PhD, or other doctoral degree, and an interest in prevention and health outcomes research. Applicants from a diverse set of backgrounds (e.g., Epidemiology, Public Health and Policy, Maternal Health, Implementation Science, Biostatistics, Health Economics, Computational and Data Sciences, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Engineering, Kinesiology, Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology) are encouraged to apply. PhD candidates do not need prior experience in women’s health to be considered. Applicants must meet NIH T32 grant funding eligibility requirements (U.S. Citizen/permanent resident).

TRAINING DIRECTORS: Siobhan Sutcliffe, PhD, and Jerry Lowder, MD, MSc

LEARN MORE & APPLY NOW: https://obgyn.wustl.edu/education/postdoctoral-fellowship-in-clinical-outcomes-research-training-in-female-lower-urinary-tract-disorders-t32/

 

Washington University is an EEO/AA employer, and is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

 


 

Job Title:          Assistant Professional Researcher - Prostate Cancer Research (Multiple Positions)

Location:          Sacramento, California

To Apply:          https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04282

 

Description:

The Department of Urologic Surgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, seeks to recruit for two full-time Professional Researchers with experience in prostate cancer research.

The successful candidate will have a strong record of research accomplishments specifically in molecular mechanisms of cancer progression and studying new approaches for treatment and prevention of prostate cancer. Additionally, candidate should have an innovative research plan. Candidate is expected to garner extramural funding to support their research.

 

Candidate must possess a Ph.D. degree with at least five years of postdoctoral training in molecular biology or related filed with laboratory research, has experience with prostate cancer research, demonstrated successful and independent record in research creativity in prostate cancer research, ability to show independence and demonstrated productivity, experience with molecular mechanisms of cancer progression and approaches for treatment and prevention of prostate cancer, specifically in areas of steroid sulfatase, taxanes and PARP inhibtors, and Wnt signaling. Candidate will need to have demonstrated commitment to diversity and exhibit excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with administration, trainees, clinicians, faculty in other disciplines, and technical staff. The candidate must show ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment that fosters team science and adhere to policies and procedures.

 

The Professional Researcher develops and oversees their own independent, creative, and high-quality research program. He/she takes major responsibility and leadership for his/her programs. Generally, the candidate would be expected to secure funding as a Principal Investigator, but may be funded as a co-PI within a large center or collaborative program grant on which many independent investigators are working, as long as it is clear that the activities led by the professional researcher within the larger project constitute his/her own independent research program. Appointees do not have teaching responsibilities.

 

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that they are legally authorized to work in the United States. The University will not offer sponsorship of a visa for this position.

This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant Rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistance Rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications. Salary and step will be based upon experience and qualifications.

 

Interested candidates must submit their application online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04282. Please submit (1) Cover Letter, (2) Curriculum Vita, (3) Statement of Research, (4) Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and (5) required 3-5 letters of reference.

 

For first full consideration, applications must be received by July 30, 2021. The position will remain open until filled, through June 30, 2022.

 

To learn more about the Department of Urologic Surgery at UC Davis, please visit: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/urology/

 

UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

 

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCD positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available https://www.e-verify.gov/

 

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (https://healthy.ucdavis.edu/smoke-tobacco-free).


Scientific Director of Prostate and Genitourinary Cancer Research at Winship Cancer Institute and Fray F. Marshall, MD Endowed Chair of Biomedical Urologic Research 

Emory University School of Medicine

 

The Emory University School of Medicine and Winship Cancer Institute (Winship) are seeking applications for the Scientific Director of Prostate and Genito-urinary (GU) Cancer Research at Winship Cancer Institute and appointment as the Fray F. Marshall, MD Chair of Biomedical Urologic Research in the Department of Urology.

 

The Fray F. Marshall, MD Chair of Biomedical Urologic Research is supported by an endowment honoring Dr. Fray Marshall, esteemed leader in urological oncology who was the inaugural chairman of the Emory Department of Urology from 1998 until his untimely passing in 2011. Dr. Marshall’s intent was for thisendowment to support a leader in translational urological oncology research.  Accordingly, eligible candidates will have Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree(s) and be established Principal Investigators in any of a variety of academic backgrounds - e.g. Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Informatics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology or other scientific disciplines that are integral to biomedical translational cancer research.  The Search Committee is seeking candidates who demonstrate:

  1. The capability to lead a translational research program that aims to transform our understanding of cancer biology and to enable new approaches for prevention, detection or treatment of prostate cancer or other urological malignancies.
  2. A track-record of scientific discovery and accomplishment relevant to prostate cancer or other urological cancers.
  3. Eligibility for academic appointment as Professor or Associate Professor with tenure at EmoryUniversity School of Medicine.
  4. Established excellence in mentorship of trainees or junior faculty.
    1. Ongoing leadership of contemporary scientific investigation and innovation.

Candidates suitable for concurrent academic appointment in a basic science department and in Urology are encouraged to apply.

 

As Georgia’s National Cancer Institute Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Winship Cancer Institute serves as the coordinating center for a vast array of resources in medical, surgical, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, and the subspecialties of cancer care and prevention, basic and translational research throughout Emory University. Emory School of Medicine is renowned as a premier research institution, having received $565 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2020 and now ranks 14th among all US medical schools in total NIH research support. Among Emory’s other research facilities are Woodruff Memorial Research Building, Rollins Research Center, Biomedical/Dental Building, the vaccine research center, and the Whitehead Memorial Research Building. Winship’s clinical program and the Department of Urology at Emory University Hospital are consistently recognized as one of the top 50 such programs in the United States by U.S. News and World Report and the top such clinical services in Georgia. Winship has over 500 clinical and research members with academic appointments in 39 departments across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health at Emory University. In total Winship members hold over $80 million in direct peer-reviewed research funding. To learn more about Winship Cancer Institute, its research, outreach, clinical trials, and faculty and staff, visit http://www.winshipcancer.emory.edu.

Appointment of this position is accompanied by expansion of Winship Cancer Institute’s research in prostate and urological cancers and Emory’s Department of Urology, which under the leadership of the Martin G.Sanda, MD, Chair of Urology and Director of Winship’s Prostate and GU Oncology Program, has expanded to 25 faculty in Urology and a Winship-wide team of 12 externally funded faculty PI’s as well as a multidisciplinary team of clinicians that lead Winship’s enrollment in clinical research studies. As Scientific Director of this team, the Fray Marshall Chair will lead additional tenured and/or tenure-track research facultyrecruitments.

 Interested applicants should submit the following to the contact below:

 

  1. Cover letter outlining ongoing and future research plans.
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Names and contact details of 3 references.

                                                       Martin G. Sanda MD

Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology

Director, Prostate and GU Cancer Program

                                             Emory University School of Medicine

C/O Jeff Mills

 ([email protected])

 1365 Clifton Road, N.E. Atlanta, GA30322

 Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities,people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 


 

Urology Research Faculty

Basic Science Research Faculty 

The Department of Urology at the University of Louisville (U of L) is currently recruiting research faculty with a PhD, or MD/PhD for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Professor Position. The successful candidate will have a recognized focus on Urologic Oncology/stone disease/BPH. 

Clinical Outcomes Research Faculty

The Department of Urology at the University of Louisville (U of L) is currently recruiting clinical outcomes research faculty with a MD/PhD or MPH or Masters in Clinical Investigation for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Professor Position. The successful candidate will have a recognized focus on Urologic Oncology/stone disease/BPH etc.

The primary appointments will be in the Department of Urology. Dual appointment with appropriate basic science or clinical Departments will be considered. Applicants are expected to have a track record of federal funding. Upon arrival to U of L, the faculty member will be expected to conduct innovative, rigorous, grant-funded research and engage in scholarly activities (peer-reviewed publications, presentations, etc.). The faculty member in this position will support the School's mission and goals to increase research efforts, assist faculty and residents in developing research protocol in the school and provide mentoring support of faculty, postdoctoral scholars and residents' research efforts. 

To apply, please include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Salary and research space will be commensurate with rank and level of funding. 

For additional information or to apply for either of the above positions, please contact:

Murali K. Ankem, MD, M.B.A.

Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology
University of Louisville – Louisville

501 E. Broadway, suite # 270
Louisville, KY 40202
Telephone: (502) 588-4744 

Email: [email protected]

 

U of L is an AA/EEO employer

 


 

 Epidemiologist III – Center for Prostate Disease Research 

 Status: Full-Time 

Regular/Temporary: Regular 

Location: Bethesda, MD 20817 

Link to Applyhttps://recruiting.ultipro.com/HEN1006HMJ/JobBoard/3a6861f3-0883-4466-8b7d-35e87635b33d/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=c25a8c35-10cf-4b0f-a625-9568bf197d9f

Recruiter Contact: Samantha Perlroth, [email protected] 

Join the HJF Team! 

HJF is seeking an Epidemiologist III to support the Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR), located at the Rockledge Office in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CPDR. U.S. Citizenship is required. 

The incumbent provides epidemiological, computer programming, bio-statistical and laboratory procedure support for a specified project in the field of prostate cancer. 

CPDR is a comprehensive research program to study prostate cancer and prostate disease, CPDR was established in 1992 (Public Law 102-172). The program’s mission is fulfilled primarily through its three principal programs: (1) the Clinical Translational Research Center; (2) the Basic Science Research Program, and (3) the Tri-Service Multicenter Prostate Cancer Database to encompass its clinical research work with participating military medical centers. 

Responsibilities: 

1. Evaluates epidemiological studies supporting the research project. 

2. Provides consultation regarding study design and necessary statistical analysis. This includes advising on designing studies, analyzing statistics and epidemiological interpretations of the research. 

3. Initiates, designs, and implements epidemiological studies supporting the research project. 

4. Portfolio management including proposal review and project evaluation. 

5. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role. 

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have experience in prostate cancer/disease research. Knowledge and ability to use and teach complex epidemiologic research methods for assessing the risk of disease in humans due to potential risk factors; advanced knowledge in computer programming with experience with advanced multivariate statistical methods; knowledge of statistical and mathematical software including SAS, MINITAB, and BMDP; excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be familiar with grant writing and ideally publications (author and/or co-author). 

Minimum Education: Master’s degree required; Doctoral degree preferred. 

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 6-8 years of relevant work experience required. Prostate cancer/disease research experience required. 

Work Environment: Set in an office research environment. 

Background/Security: US Citizenship required. Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier I Public Trust and Common Access Card (CAC). 

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check. 

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.


RESEARCH SCIENTIST – UROLOGY 

 

The Department of Urology of the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is recruiting a Research Scientist with research expertise and interest in urologic cancer, particularly bladder and kidney.  The recruitment is at the Assistant Professor level for an individual with demonstrated ability to secure funding that is interested in becoming a member of a rapidly expanding, multi-disciplinary program spanning urologic malignancies and associated morbidities.  There is particular interest in attracting a recruit that can merge molecular approaches with AI and/or an expertise in bioinformatic skills for understanding cancer etiology, progression and metastasis.

 

The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, located in Buffalo, NY, is America’s first cancer center. Roswell Park was founded in 1898, is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and is one of only 45 facilities in the country to hold the National Cancer Institute “comprehensive cancer center” designation. A competitive salary and benefits package are offered.

 

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to:

Angela Gunther, MBA, AASPR

Senior Faculty Recruitment Administrator

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Elm and Carlton Streets

Buffalo, NY 14263

[email protected]