Stony Brook University invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the Stony Brook Cancer Center.
About Stony Brook Cancer Center: Stony Brook Cancer Center is Suffolk County’s cancer care leader and a leader in education and research. With more than 20,000 inpatient and 70,000 outpatient visits annually, the Cancer Center includes 12 multidisciplinary teams: Breast Cancer; Colorectal Cancer; Gastrointestinal Oncology; Gynecologic Oncology; Head, Neck and Thyroid Oncology; Lung Cancer; Melanoma; Neurologic Oncology; Orthopaedic Oncology and Sarcoma; Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; Stem Cell Transplantation and Hematologic Malignancy; and Urologic Oncology. The cancer program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. The mission of Stony Brook Cancer Center is to reduce the suffering from cancer by providing world-class multidisciplinary care close to home, conducting innovative research, educating patients and healthcare professionals, and partnering with our community to reach the underserved populations.
About the Director: The Director will affirm the value and uniqueness of the Cancer Center and build on the combined strengths of its world-class institutional affiliations. The Director will actively engage researchers, clinicians, faculty, staff, trainees, community partners, and other key stakeholders to creatively and collaboratively leverage the Center’s potential. The Director will also help elevate the Center’s reputational achievement in research, education, and clinical service, while continuing to emphasize diversity, health equity, and inclusion. The Director will be a well-respected clinician and/or scientist with significant leadership and managerial experience, preferably within an NCI-designated cancer center or its matrixed cancer program, encompassing recruiting, management, and financial responsibilities. The Director will have national recognition in oncology, as evidenced by NCI/NIH and other relevant funding sources, as well as involvement in academic societies at national and international levels. The Director will also have a track-record of progressive administrative leadership experience, preferably in a research-intensive institute or academic setting.
Qualifications: The Director must have an earned and relevant doctoral terminal degree, including an MD or DO and/or a PhD. The Director must also possess a sustained record of peer reviewed publications and competitive funding that is commensurate with appointment as a Full Professor at Stony Brook University. Associate Professors who are able to obtain the rank of Full Professor upon hire will also be considered.
To Apply: Stony Brook University has retained the executive search firm Korn Ferry. Inquiries, nominations, and/or the below required application materials (in two separate PDFs) should be sent directly to Dr. Josh Ward at Josh.Ward@KornFerry.com by March 3, 2023, for priority consideration.
An up-to-date and detailed curriculum vitae.
A brief (2-4 pages) letter of interest describing why you are interested in the role of Cancer Center Director at Stony Brook, why you would be successful based on your professional experience, why now is a good time for you to consider this opportunity, and how you are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Josh Ward, PhD, MPhil Senior Client Partner Academic Medicine and Healthcare | Korn Ferry Josh.Ward@KornFerry.com | (405) 640-3994
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