The Department/Division of Population Sciences – Outcomes Research within the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope invites applications from qualified individuals for a Professor Series faculty position for Director of Health Disparities. Recruitment will be at the full Professor level. The primary goal of the Director of Disparities at City of Hope is to develop and lead a R01/peer review funded program that addresses health disparities faced by individuals in Southern California. To that end, applicants with proven accomplishments and an extended record of independent NIH-funded research in the basic science, translational research, clinical or epidemiology of cancer and/or metabolic health disparities are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a history of leading translational research teams, mentorship of individuals who have gone on to establish independent research programs, and a history of interfacing with the community to accomplish their research. Interaction among other members of the department/division of Population Sciences is facilitated by an open floor-plan with dedicated laboratory space for the successful candidate. Candidates at the professor level will have established an internationally recognized research program with a strong track record in extramural peer reviewed funding and high impact publications. A competitive start-up package including faculty salary and research support will be provided commensurate with experience. Review of the completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A start date in the 2016-2017 academic year is anticipated. Further information about the department and division can be found on the department website:


A Ph.D. or MD/DO degree is required for this position as well as a fluency in spoken and written English. A pplications must include 1) curriculum vitae, publications list and extramural funding history; 2) brief (2-4 pages max) statement of research interests; 3) names of six referees who will be sent requests for letters of recommendation. Applications and supporting materials should in one PDF and addressed to: Population Sciences Search Committee and sent c/o [email protected]

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • PhD
  • MD/DO

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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