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.
Provides leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of cancer prevention research training program.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:
Training program oversight (CPRIT, NCI R25E, donor sponsored, etc.)
Educational curriculum development in cancer prevention:
- 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.
- 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
- Participate in strategic planning for CPRTP regarding training program, grant funding, educational curriculum development in cancer prevention and control, professional development activities
- 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
- 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
- Supervise, direct and evaluate staff
Other duties as assigned.
Coach and Develop - Assess strengths and development needs of employees; provide challenging development opportunities; provide relevant, timely feedback; mentor others.
Team with Others - Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks; encourage collaboration and input from all team members; value the contributions of all team members; balance individual and team goals.
Written Communication - Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience.
Provide service to our stakeholders, including patients, caregivers, colleagues and each other, in a safe, courteous, accountable, efficient and innovative manner to include:
- Promoting inclusiveness and collegiality that demonstrates respect and professionalism to our stakeholders at all times
- Modeling safe, ethical behavior that mitigates risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson's Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures
- Responding to requests in a timely manner while proactively communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to stakeholders
- Using the steps to HEAL (Hear, Empathize, Address and Learn) the relationship when service recovery is needed
- Provides development opportunities and ongoing feedback to employees to include timely completion of administrative staff and classified employees each evaluation period.
- Provides clear direction and communication to employees within unit.
- Demonstrates cultural competence that creates an inclusive environment for the diversity represented within unit's staff.
- Manages operating expenses to budget.
- Completes required 16 hours of continuing education for people leadership skills per year.
- Complete Management Curriculum within required time frame.
- Experience in cancer prevention and control research or practice, including publishing and public speaking.
- Teaching, course / curriculum development, mentoring
- Grantsmanship, publishing scientific or educational articles, or other technical writing.
- Knowledgeable and experienced working across cultures and differences.
- Faculty experience.
Five years related experience in an academic or healthcare institution, to include three years in 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
exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
US Dollar (USD) 81,600
US Dollar (USD) 102,000
Maximum Salary :
US Dollar (USD) 122,400