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Supportive Care Clinical and Research Positions


Palliative Medicine Physician in Department of Supportive Oncology

August 2019

The Section of Oncology Palliative Medicine at Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) within Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, is seeking a board-certified Palliative Medicine Physician to join its team with 7 BC Physicians and 3 Advanced Practice Providers in the Center for Supportive Oncology.

About this Opportunity

  • Large, new, state-of-the-art ambulatory facility includes a dedicated palliative infusion suite
  • Tenured multidisciplinary team including RNs, CAs, APPs, SWs, & PharmD
  • Several clinic locations across the greater Charlotte area
  • Established Rapid Access Service
  • Weekly Interdisciplinary Team Meetings
  • Ideal candidate would have:
  • Experience across outpatient and inpatient settings
  • Ability to supervise Advanced Practice Providers (NPs and PAs)
  • Appreciation of the team-based approach to co-managing patients
  • BC or board-eligible in Hospice/Palliative Medicine
  • Experience in oncology

About the Department of Supportive Oncology


  • Led by our Chair, Dr. Declan Walsh, an internationally renowned physician, educator, researcher, & administrator
  • Fully integrated into LCI with strong referral streams and access to LCI/Atrium Health resources
  • Weekly Supportive Oncology Grand Rounds and Research Meetings
  • Excellent collaboration and access to the established Sections of Oncology Nutrition, PsychoOncology, Cancer Rehabilitation, Cancer Navigation, Senior Oncology, Integrative Oncology, and Cancer Survivorship
  • Great collegiality within the practice and support among other specialists and administration
  • Academic and leadership opportunities available across the Department

About the Community

Charlotte is one of the nation’s fastest-growing big cities and is projected to increase in population 71% by 2030. The area features the following attributes: World-class entertainment, eclectic culinary experiences, as well as an abundance of arts, musical, and cultural opportunities. Numerous professional sports including the NFL Carolina Panthers, NBA Charlotte Hornets, NASCAR, Carolina Knights baseball, Charlotte Checkers hockey and world-class training facilities at the US National Whitewater Center, as well as unlimited year-round recreational opportunities. Excellent public and private schools and numerous top ranked colleges and universities throughout the greater Charlotte region. Easy access to beautiful Blue Ridge mountains and some of the nation’s most popular beaches. Immediate airport access and convenient proximity to multiple major metropolitan areas.

The Levine Cancer Institute is a unique institution of Atrium Health. It was designed with the innovative vision to deliver outstanding cancer care across the Carolinas, building upon its strong network of affiliated hospitals and providers. At LCI, there are more than 200 cancer doctors experienced in treating the full spectrum of solid tumor and blood cancers. With training from some of the nation’s best cancer programs and expertise in treating even the rarest and most challenging cases, our specialists have the knowledge and skill needed to best treat our patients.

Atrium Health, formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System is the second largest non-profit healthcare system in the United States, and its cancer programs serve 4.7 million people across the Carolinas with 14 thousand new cases diagnosed annually. The Institute provides the headquarters in Charlotte, where specialized clinical activity will interface with extensive research and educational endeavors.

Contact

To learn more or to submit a CV for confidential consideration, please contact:
Elaine Haskell, Physician Recruiter
 - [email protected]


Clinical and Translational Cancer Control Research Training Program

March 2019
The NCI-Supported Clinical Research Training in Cancer Control Program at the University of Rochester provides post-doctoral MD or PhD researchers with knowledge and experience to establish careers as outstanding independent investigators in cancer control and prevention research. The program includes the following components:

  • An emphasis on successful grant techniques to prepare researchers to compete successfully for research funding
  • Courses, seminars, and workshops on cancer control and research methods in patient-oriented research, biostatistics and informatics, and health outcomes
  • Choice of earning an MPH degree or MS with a focus on clinical investigation, medical statistics, or translational research
  • Professional guidance from experts in cancer control and prevention
  • A diversity of research opportunities with on-site mentors
  • Practical experience in protocol design, study procedures, statistical analysis, grant and manuscript writing, and oral presentation

For further information and eligibility criteria, see Clinical Research Training in Cancer Control or contact:
Dr. Gary Morrow, Program Director
Wilmot Cancer Institute, Box CU 420658
265 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY, 14642
(585) 275-5513 / Fax (585) 461-5601
e-mail: [email protected]


Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Oral Medicine Laboratory


March 2019
Atrium Health

Carolinas HealthCare System

Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Job Summary

The postdoctoral Research Fellow is responsible for conducting biomedical research in the areas of microbiomic and human genomics in the Oral Medicine Research Laboratory. The individual undertakes research studies in areas defined by the Lab Director or designee. Responsibilities will include all aspects of research, including protocol and experimental design, study implementation in the laboratory, data analysis and interpretation, grant writing, abstract and manuscript preparation, and presentation at meetings. All work will be conducted with minimum of direct supervision as defined by the director of the laboratory.
Essential Functions

  • Develop, design, and implement basic science and clinical translational research projects related to areas of focus. Work directly with the laboratory principal investigators regarding selection of research objectives and procedures. The research will be performed in conjunction with other internal and external collaborators.
  • Organize work according to priority of the experimental studies and assessment of the time necessary to complete procedures. Keep careful and accurate records.
  • Generate data necessary for creation of abstracts, papers, presentations, and applications for extra- and intramural funding. Present summaries of results at meetings of the lab group and elsewhere.
  • Prepare applications for external funding and help to prepare grant proposals.
  • Be responsible for manuscript, poster, and seminar preparation, under guidance of laboratory principal investigators. 
  • Maintain confidentiality of all laboratory information and experimental results. 
  • Assist lab director in training laboratory technicians, students, residents, etc. as needed.
  • Be familiar with and adhere to all regulations of inspecting bodies regarding occupational health and safety (OSHA).
  • Perform minor troubleshooting on equipment and procedures.
  • Provide support of scientific research, publications, presentations, and teaching activities, as requested by the laboratory principal investigators or designee.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education, Training, and Experience

Ph.D. with appropriate research experience during prior graduate education needed in genetics, molecular and cellular biology/microbiology. Demonstrated knowledge in contemporary biomedical research approaches. Knowledge/experience in biostatistics/bioinformatics would be a plus (e.g., analysis of genomic or microbiome DNA or RNA sequence data using tools such as PERMANOVA, DEseq2, logistic regression models, bayesian network models, molecular network visualization via R-packages or other software packages). The ability to develop novel research projects and implement them into laboratory is essential. Excellence in oral and written communication skills is required. Demonstrated prior experience in preparation of abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts is desirable. Prior experience in writing/reviewing of grant applications is preferred. Organizational, time management, and planning capabilities needed. Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, energetic, and to work effectively in a team environment.
Contact: Dr. Farah Mougeot

[email protected]
Tel: +1-704-355-8132


Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


Department of Pharmacy

National University of Singapore

A full-time, two-year postdoctoral research fellowship position in the group of Alexandre Chan is available in the Department of Pharmacy at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
The fellow will join a recently funded multidisciplinary research program of cancer supportive care and toxicities management, with a focus on chemotherapy-associated fatigue and cognitive impairment. The focus of this fellowship is to develop the candidate’s ability to conduct clinical research in cancer supportive care. Research responsibilities include development of research protocols, grant writing, data collection in clinical areas, biostatistics, manuscript preparation and submission. Fellows will also supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students. Didactic lecturing opportunities are available, depending on the fellow’s career interest.
Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree (PhD, PharmD, MD, or MBBS) in pharmacy, nursing, medicine, public health, or other health-related disciplines
  • Previous intensive research experience in the clinical setting, and a good track record of own research
  • Ability to conduct statistical analysis using statistical software including SPSS, SAS, STATA or R
  • A meticulous worker with the ability to work independently


Interested applicants should send an application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three referees to
A/Prof Alex Chan at [email protected].
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualification and experience. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
For more details of the research program, please visit this website: http://www.pharmacy.nus.edu.sg/staff/phaac/