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Assistant Member, Associate Member, or Full Professor

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Buffalo, New York
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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Department of Cancer Prevention and Control Faculty
Center for Indigenous Cancer Research

The Roswell Park Center for Indigenous Cancer Research (CICR) seeks an open rank (Assistant Member, Associate Member, or Full Professor) to lead and collaborate in projects across tribal and Native urban landscapes dedicated to student development, cancer education programs, and health related student internships as they relate to education, academic research, population science, and Indigenous Nations. Roswell Park is a vibrant, free-standing NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center dedicated to one shared mission: to understand, prevent and cure cancer. Roswell Park, America’s first cancer center, founded in 1898, is in Buffalo, New York and is the only upstate New York facility to hold the National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center designation.

The candidate we are searching for should be familiar with community-based and community-driven educational research process, education challenges, and concerns of Indigenous populations at the tribal, local, regional, national, and international levels across the cancer care continuum.  

The candidate will work within the CICR in collaboration with the Center’s Community Advisory Board and existing partnerships. The candidate will also receive support for creating independent research and educational programming development. This candidate will be a member of Roswell’s Community Outreach and Engagement, and support building new partnerships toward community-based research and educational programming.  They will also work closely with the Roswell Park Education Department by leading CICR summer research programs. Ability to travel inter-tribally, regionally, nationally, and internationally is required.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Education or a related field, with a background in education service, program development, and research, demonstrating strong productivity commensurate with level of appointment. Selection will be based on excellence in research, education research, or service towards quality improvement in the field of education. 

The successful candidate will receive a competitive start-up package and salary commensurate with their experience.

Roswell Park initiated the Center for Indigenous Cancer Research in 2020.  To learn more visit:

Candidates should e-mail their CV, a brief research statement, and three references to:

Rodney Haring, PhD, Director, Center for Indigenous Cancer Research

c/o Nicole Robinson

“Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants, or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual’s relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, Roswell Park is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.  If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is a leader in transplant and cellular therapies, personalized medicine, cancer vaccines, immunotherapy and robotic surgery training programs; as well as a leader in cancer research where the latest therapies are available to patients through our robust clinical trials program. Named a Best Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, ranked 14th among nearly 900 cancer centers in the country, and rated High Performing in two specialty areas: colon and lung cancer surgery, Roswell Park is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a prestigious alliance of leading cancer centers that seeks continuous quality improvement and creates evidence-based practice guidelines.

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