Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
July 31 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type


The Stephenson Cancer Center (SCC) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) invites applications for faculty position. Rank and tenure eligibility to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested applicants should have a record of sustained, peer-reviewed funding and publications, with preference given to active NCI funding. 

The SCC is Oklahoma’s only academic cancer center. With a well-developed infrastructure and over 250 members from the University of Oklahoma (OUHSC, OU Norman, OU Tulsa) and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, the SCC places a high priority on conducting high-quality transdisciplinary and translational team-based science. Position applicants should have demonstrated research aligned with research foci in one of the following SCC research programs (and):

  • Palliative Care: specialize in relieving the stress and symptoms that accompany cancer treatment. General focus is to improve the quality of life for the cancer patient and their family and caregivers.
  • Clinical Care: practices medicine and is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through the study, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of cancer.

With outstanding support from the University of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, the SCC we achieved our goal of becoming an NCI designated cancer center. Cancer Center Shared Resources include a Biospecimen Acquisition Core and Bank, Molecular Imaging Core, Cancer Functional Genomics Core, Cancer Tissue Pathology Core, Biostatistics Core, and Proposal Services Core. The SCC is a designated Lead Academic Participating Site in the NCI-NCTN and has a large clinical trials program and rapidly expanding early-phase clinical trials program.       

Applicants must possess a MD or MD/PhD in a relevant discipline and have a demonstrated potential for excellence in clinical care. Selected candidates will have an appointment in an academic department. For additional information, please visit

Applicants should provide electronic copies (only) of a cover letter stating area of expertise and qualifications, synopsis of professional goals, research interests, curriculum vitae, and e-mail addresses for three references to

Confidential enquiries may be addressed to Becky Decker, SCC Director of Employee Development, at

The University of Oklahoma is an EO/AA Institution  Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.