Deputy Director

first_img• Serves as second in command to the Massey Cancer Center Directorand plays a major role in overall research planning and developmentof the Center• Plays a significant role in ensuring all Center activities are inline with the mission, vision, core values, strategic goals, andstrategies to achieve those goals• Leads key strategic activities as assigned by the Director (e.g.,the development of strategic action plans and metrics for short-and long-term goals)• Works with Massey Director, Associate Directors and ProgramLeaders to determine research direction by identifying andprioritize scientific priorities and initiatives• Assists Director with facilitating the integration of basic,translational, clinical and cancer control research• Facilitates integration among members and senior leaders topromote collaborations leading to translation of science intoclinical arena• Works collaboratively with cancer service line leaders to buildclinical research infrastructure within the hospital setting• Leads development of CCSG renewal and charged with developingcomprehensive strategy.• Provides input to Director on research related budgetary andfiscal priorities and allocation of resources• Serves as a leader in scientific faculty recruitments• Assists with setting the agenda for Sr. Leadership meetings(e.g., Executive Committee and other meetings) serves as Chair inabsence of Director• Sets agenda and serves as the chair of the Scientific SteeringCommittee• Serves as the chair of the Space Committee and responsible foroverall development of space plan and review• Actively participate in fund raising activities, help identifyopportunities, and have recurring meetings with developmentofficers to cultivate prospective donors.• Responsible for reviewing endowments (chairs, professorships,scholars) and providing recommendations to the Massey Director onreappointments Preferred Qualifications Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Posting DetailsEmployees hired into Administrative and Professional positionsposted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, ifemployed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University HumanResources System. For additional information, go to RankOpen • Terminal degree• Demonstrable leadership experience within a Cancer Center• Sr. Academic level scientist with prior history of tenure trackposition• Extramural funding track record• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diversefaculty, staff, and student environment or commitment todo so as afaculty member at VCU Tenure StatusTenure Eligible Proposed Hire Date10/01/2021 Number of Months12 Position Responsibilities The mission of the School of Medicine is to provide preeminenteducation to physicians and scientists in order to improve thequality of health care for humanity. Through innovative, scholarlyactivity and a diverse educational context, the School seeks tocreate and apply new knowledge, and to provide and continuouslyimprove systems of medical and science education. Furthermore, itis our mission to develop more effective health care practices toaddress the needs of the diverse populations we serve, and toprovide distinguished leadership in the advancement of medicine andscience.The mission of the Massey Cancer Center is to serve as acomprehensive center of excellence in cancer research, preventionand control, patient care and education. Our guiding principles areto make important discoveries about cancer and to translate thesediscoveries rapidly into better prevention, detection, treatmentand control of cancer to enhance the quality of life of allindividuals affected by cancer. Mission or Goal of Unit We invite you to apply for the position of Deputy Director of theMassey Cancer Center. The purpose of the Deputy Director role is toserve as the second in command to the Center Director and toprovide leadership and direction with other members of the seniorleadership team for the Center, comprising the Executive Committeefor Massey Cancer Center ( MCC ) in the furtherance of the missionto improve the lives of all Virginians by delivering cutting-edgecancer care through patient-centered prevention and treatment;high-impact, innovative research; community input and engagement;and education and training of the next generation of researchersand healthcare professionals. The Deputy Director is charged withworking with the Associate Directors, Program Leaders, SharedResource Leaders and members to implement the strategic plans andfacilitate the integration of basic, translational, clinical andcancer control research. The Deputy Director is responsible foridentifying opportunities for strategic growth and development tofacilitate interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary cancer researchso as to harness the considerable intellectual talent andscientific resources of VCU and focus them on solving the nation’scancer problem. Required Qualifications Candidates must submit an application, diversity statement & CVat a preeminent national, urban, public research university andacademic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University iscommitted to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – anenvironment where all can thrive in their pursuit ofexcellence.Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions toDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words)providing your career aspirations and contributions towardpromoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement,you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, andfuture academic and professional activities have or will contributeto VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.Note: Examples include working with others to further thegoals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity thattangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed,fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research andscholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoringstudents, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff fromtraditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive andsuccessful organizational experience. Type of SearchNational Diversity Statement InformationFor more information on diversity statements, includingguidelines, please click here .center_img Grant funded position?No Posted SalaryCommensurate with experience Position NumberF66830 School/UnitMassey Cancer Center DepartmentMassey Cancer Center Date Posted11/06/2020 Working TitleDeputy Director Quick Link Position TypeTeaching and Research Faculty Application Deadline Date Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission orgoal Application Process/Additional Information Open Until FilledYes • At least 3 years at the level of Associate Director leadership orabove at a Cancer Center• Experience with clinical trials• MD or MD/PhD• Extensive publication record• Extensive evidence of extramural funding• Extensive cancer basic, translational and clinical researchexperience Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCurriculum Vitae (CV)Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)Optional DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationOther DocumentReference Letter – 1Reference Letter – 2Reference Letter – 3last_img read more