Research Director, Osher Center for Integrative Health at the University of Cincinnati
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The UC Cancer Center, in conjunction with the University of Cincinnati's Center for Osher Center for Integrative Health (the Osher Center), in Cincinnati, Ohio seeks an experienced research director to lead and expand integrative and lifestyle medicine research at the Osher Center for Integrative Health, with a focus on integrative oncology. This position will be the Carrie K. Hayden Endowed Chair of Integrative Oncology Research. Candidate will lead integrative oncology research design, protocols and funding to inform evidence-based practices of integrative therapies, such as acupuncture or mind-body therapies, and/or lifestyle approaches such nutrition and exercise, for the prevention and treatment of cancer and throughout cancer survivorship. This individual will collaborate with University of Cincinnati and UC Health leadership to enrich the strategic research direction at the UC Osher Center for Integrative Health and the Cancer Center.
Purpose of Position
Endowed chairs are leaders within our university and health system whose major responsibility is to assure and continuously improve the delivery of high-quality, innovative and evidence-based care to patients and research. This is a full-time leadership research position for an individual interested in furthering his/her academic research career with a focus on integrative oncology, and building a world-class research program broadly assessing integrative and lifestyle medicine approaches to healthy living.
The Research Chair will be responsible for building a sustainable integrative oncology research portfolio that will align with University of Cincinnati research priorities, the Osher Center for Integrative Health, the Cancer Center, and UC Health system priorities. She/he will work closely with the Medical Directors of UC Health Integrative Medicine and Survivorship, as well as other researchers and clinicians at the Cancer Center to achieve said aims. The Research Chair will also work with other Osher Center for Integrative Health faculty to develop synergies across campus and mentor Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine project faculty. The position is primarily research-focused in nature, with 20% protected for Administrative time to achieve the above stated goals. As an academic health system, education time will be considered for this position with appropriate support for these activities.
Develop and lead a high performing multi-disciplinary and inter-professional team of experts focused on researching integrative oncology and integrative/lifestyle medicine. In particular, focusing on the investigation of novel, interdisciplinary research questions related to identifying, testing and implementing effective integrative oncology clinical research protocols. Particular interest in candidates who focus on optimizing wellness during post-active treatment phase and secondary prevention via integrative/lifestyle medicine approaches.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
If interested in this position, please apply online at https://bit.ly/3Se6p8X
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