Full Prof: Harrison H. and Catherine C. Barrett Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences for Cancer Imaging | Wyant College of Optical Sciences

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Position Location: 
Tucson, AZ
Job Description: 

Requisition #: req2

Location Main Campus
Address USA
Position Highlights The College of Optical Sciences and the Cancer Center at the University of Arizona are proud to announce a faculty search for the inaugural Harrison H. and Catherine C. Barrett Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences for Cancer Imaging. The chairholder should have a history of innovative contributions to the principles of image science and task-based assessment of image quality, as well as a commitment to applying these principles to important problems in clinical oncology or cancer research. The chairholder should continue to foster the long-standing interactions between the College of Optical Sciences and the Arizona Cancer Center in the realm of cancer imaging. The College of Optical Sciences supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The chairholder is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work- life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here.
Duties & Responsibilities The chairholder is expected to run a vigorous and world-renowned research program in cancer imaging and to apply the principles and rigorous framework that Dr. Harrison H. Barrett helped initiate in the field.  The chairholder will also participate in teaching at the College of Optical Sciences as well as committee work in both the College of Optical Sciences and the Arizona Cancer Center.  While this chair position is seen as a collaboration between the Arizona Cancer Center and the College of Optical Sciences, joint appointments with other Departments are also possible.
Minimum Qualifications  This position is viewed as a senior-level position and the candidate’s experience must be commensurate.  Examples include current Associate Professors, Full Professors, or equivalent positions at non-academic institutions.
Preferred Qualifications Current NCI funding or the great potential to obtain NCI funding.
Rank Professor
Tenure Information Tenure Track (T/TE)
FLSA Always Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job FTE 1.0
Work Calendar Academic
Job Category Faculty
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay DOE
Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Contact Information for Candidates Professor Matthew Kupinski mkupinski@optics.arizona.edu
Open Date 11/9/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Documents Needed to Apply  Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents
Special Instructions to Applicant A statement of your teaching philosophy, and a statement of your research interests are to be uploaded into the two additional documents slots.
Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.