Full Job Description
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Training program development, planning, and oversight (CPRIT, NCI R25E, donor sponsored, etc.)
Oversee and manage staff with marketing, program promotion & recruitment, nationally, regionally, and locally
With CPRIT partners, including MD Anderson mentors, departments, faculty, advisory committee
For NCI R25E summer program
Help review and improve strategy for promotion & recruitment for all CPRTP training & education opportunities
Manage communications about programs and recruitment
In collaboration with committee members, review and select applicants
For long-term fellowships, including identification and invitation of expert scientist reviewers for reviews of finalist research and career development proposals
For short-term NCI R25E 2-level review of fellowships, including invitation of non-advisory committee MD Anderson faculty
Conduct trainee orientation on-boarding, progress reviews, and exit process, including job hunting in cancer prevention & control (non-nuts & bolts)
Mentor and manage communication with trainees and mentors, both routine and for specific interventions
Organize and manage communication and interactions with advisory committee and other leadership, including for regular advisory committee meetings
Oversee in collaboration with staff long-term tracking and follow-up of alumni
Prepare and submit RPPRs, grant applications, abstracts, manuscripts, other reports, presentations, etc.
Using expertise in behavioral science/psychology, education and curriculum development, adult learning methods, or other relevant discipline, develop and implement novel and effective training methods and conduct evaluation of training programs and activities, including assessment of educational interventions, instrument development, data collection strategies, etc.
Educational curriculum development and implementation in cancer prevention
Using expertise in behavioral science/psychology, education, curriculum development, and adult learning methods, help develop and evaluate innovative training methods for preparing trainees for research careers in cancer prevention and control; prepare abstracts, manuscripts, reports, and presentations for dissemination; when appropriate, help prepare IRB protocols and waiver requests for submission and approval.
Oversee in collaboration with staff with coordinate semester GSBS courses, including updating course description, cross-listing courses at UTHealth, updating syllabi, inviting faculty speakers, and organizing in-class professional development activities (e.g., TEDtalk training, CP research proposal development), and course evaluation
Oversee and organize and conduct trainee professional development activities (e.g., elevator speech and TEDtalk training, rehearsals for conference research presentations and job talks, grant writing/grantsmanship, job applications, networking, & interviewing, Trainee Forum, CPRTP summer exposition, annual Sept Postdoc Appreciation activities; NCI R25E summer programming – orientation, CP Career Conversations, etc.), including evaluation
Oversee and coordinate regular multidisciplinary research sharing & practice activities for CP trainees
Oversee staff coordination of promotion, nominations, review/selection and help MC annual Divisional Cancer Prevention Trainee & Mentor Awards ceremony and reception
Oversee staff tracking and help organize required training activities for trainees and others, including mandatory RCR training opportunities for trainees
Participate in national and international discussions about cancer prevention research training and educational methods and interventions for adapting for the CPRTP, collaborating, and disseminating methods for CPRTP activities
Strategic planning and Administrative leadership
Participate in strategic planning for CPRTP regarding training program, financial sustainability, grant funding, educational curriculum development in cancer prevention and control, professional development activities
Develops and implements strategies for funding, enhancing internal and external collaboration approaches.
Using expertise in behavioral science/psychology, education and curriculum development, adult learning methods, or other relevant discipline, help design, evaluate, and disseminate innovative training & educational activities in cancer prevention, in biomedical research
Collaborate with partners on development of cancer prevention and control curricula & research training elsewhere
Develops and coordinates educational and scientific activities which foster new agreements and opportunities, enhancing existing and new relationships with external stakeholders
Represent CPRTP as collaborator in variety of settings including on committees (institutional and otherwise), at professional membership societies, and EW, to increase visibility and impact of CPRTP
Identifies risks, facilitates mitigation strategies, flagging issues for needed adjustments
Supervise, direct, and evaluate staff
Other duties as assigned
Required: Doctoral degree in behavioral science/psychology, health education, health promotion sciences, population sciences, or related.
Required: Five years experience in cancer prevention or population sciences or related discipline including control/research, training and curriculum development, grant writing and development, and peer-reviewed publishing experience, to include three years in a managerial/supervisory role. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 136149
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Soft
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 111,600
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 139,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 167,400
Science Jobs: Yes