July 06 2023
Application Deadline: July 28, 2023
We are seeking nominations for the position of Vice-Chair of the NRG NCORP Health Disparities Research (HDR) committee. The successful candidate will work closely with the chair, Dr. Jennifer Wenzel and provide support to lead the HDR committee. The overarching goal of NRG HDR is to understand and address health disparities in an effort to reduce the unequal burden of cancer in the United States. Candidates for this position should have a track record of funding and/or publications in successful methods to improve access to clinical trials in historically underserved populations. The candidate should demonstrate a passion to elevate and nurture cancer equity, ensuring that NRG Oncology trials prioritize health and cancer outcomes for all patients, families, and communities. Further, the candidates should have documented achievements in mentorship and a willingness to provide timely consultation to members and liaisons of NRG committees as concepts and protocols are being developed.
NRG Oncology Committee Chairs and Vice-Chairs must be at an NRG Oncology Member Institution and eligible to receive federal funding. Nominal funds from federal grants to offset related effort and travel to NRG Oncology meetings is provided.
Applicants for the position should forward a cover letter addressing your specific interests and qualifications for the role as listed above, as well as your NIH biosketch to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for the application submission is July 28, 2023. If you have questions about the position, forward those to the same email and we will have an appropriate party get back to you.