UNIV - Deputy Director – Hollings Cancer Center

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 6/24/2021
Description Job no: 531519
Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - COM-Dean's Office
Sub Department: UNIV-2201000-College Of Medicine Dean's Office
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Faculty
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Faculty & Physicians, Executive Leadership & Administrators, Research
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

Job Duties:

  • Reports to the Hollings Cancer Center Director and plays a significant role in overall research, planning, and development of the Center
  • Ensures all Center activities are in line with the mission, vision, core values, strategic goals, and strategies to achieve those goals
  • Serves as a leader in scientific faculty recruitments
  • 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 the Center Director, Associate Directors and Program Leaders to determine research direction by identifying and prioritize scientific priorities and initiatives
  • Assists Director with facilitating the integration of basic, translational, clinical and cancer control research
  • Works collaboratively with health system leaders to build clinical research infrastructure within the hospital setting
  • Leads strategic development and implementation of initiatives focused on moving the Center to NCI comprehensive status
  • Provides input to Director on research related budgetary and fiscal priorities and allocation of resources
  • Assists with setting the agenda for Center advisory meetings and Sr. Leadership meetings (e.g., EAB, IAB, Executive Committee and other meetings) serves as Chair in absence of Director
  • Sets agenda and serves as the Chair of the Scientific Steering Committee
  • Serves as the Chair of the Space Committee and responsible for overall development of space plan and review
  • Actively participates in fund raising activities, helps identify opportunities, and has recurring meetings with development officers to cultivate prospective donors
  • Responsible for reviewing Hollings endowments (chairs, professorships, scholars) and providing recommendations to the Center Director on reappointmentsEssential

The Hollings Cancer Center (HCC), a NCI-designated Cancer Center, at the Medical University of South Carolina seeks a dynamic and inclusive leader for the role of Deputy Director. The Deputy Director will serve as the second in command to the Center Director, Dr. Raymond DuBois, and to provide strategic and scientific direction in collaboration with other members of the Executive Council at HCC in the furtherance of the mission to improve the lives of all South Carolinians through the delivery of cutting-edge cancer care through patient-centered prevention and treatment; high-impact, innovative research; community input and engagement; and education and training of the next generation of researchers and healthcare professionals. The Deputy Director will work closely with the Associate Directors, Program Leaders, Shared Resource Leaders and members to implement the strategic plans and facilitate the integration of basic, translational, clinical and cancer control research. In addition, the Deputy Director is responsible for identifying opportunities for strategic growth and development to promote interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary cancer research to harness Hollings’ considerable intellectual talent and scientific resources and focus them on solving the nation’s cancer problem. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, promote diversity, equity and inclusion, and works well in the roles of both team player and team leader.

Required Licensure/Certification/Registration: Terminal degree, PhD, MD or MD/PhD

  • Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrable leadership experience within a Cancer Center and strong knowledge of NCI P30 Guidelines
  • Sr. academic scientist, tenured or on a tenure-earning track, with a demonstrated research portfolio of extramural funding
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student community
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Cancer Center Associate Director, Program Leader or higher position.
  • Experience with clinical trials and translational research
  • Extensive publication record
  • Extensive basic, translational and clinical cancer research experience


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