Director - Senior Investigator Mary Margaret Walther Program in Palliative Care Research and Education Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and the Division of Hematology - Oncology of the Indiana University School of Medicine seek to recruit a Director and Senior Investigator of the newly established Mary Margaret Walther Program in Palliative Care Research and Education. Interested applicants should have a history of sustained peer-reviewed funding in topics relevant to palliative care and oncology. Candidates with an interest in communication and decision-making near the end of life are especially encouraged to apply. The search committee is most interested in applicants who are physician-scientists, but applications from candidates with a Ph.D. and evidence of successful collaborations in clinical or translational research also will receive serious consideration. The primary appointment of the successful candidate will be within the Division of Hematology-Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine. Opportunities for joint or adjunct appointments are available. The Director of the Walther Program in Palliative Care Research and Education will: *articulate the overall vision of the Walther Program in Palliative Care Research and Education *collaborate with current faculty to implement the strategies for the Program to achieve preeminence in *oncology palliative care research and education *recruit or develop additional faculty *integrate palliative care research into the Cancer Control Program of the IU Simon Cancer Center The successful candidate will receive a generous start up package in order to establish his or her own funded research program at Indiana University, to recruit or develop additional faculty, and to foster the success of current faculty. In the event that the successful candidate is a practicing physician, she or he will have the opportunity to participate in outpatient palliative care clinics, the inpatient palliative care service, or tumor specific multi-disciplinary clinics. However, the time commitment will be limited to assure adequate time to devote to the research mission of the program. Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae by e-mail to Dr. Larry Cripe at email@example.com .The search and screen committee will begin reviewing applications as they are received. Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
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