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Associate Director for Clinical Research

Apply now Work type: University Medical Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

The Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) seeks applicants for an Associate Director for Clinical Research (AD for CR) to join the School of Medicine at Stanford University as Associate Professor or Professor in the University Medical Line (UML). We are particularly interested in candidates who have outstanding record of innovation and accomplishment in research, translation, and education. Exceptional physician/physician-scientists with a strong clinical/translational emphasis in clinical trials development and implementation are encouraged to apply.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Faculty rank and the department will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The successful applicant should have a MD or MD/PhD and be board certified in an oncological subspecialty of Medicine, Surgery, or in Radiation Oncology.  Successful candidates will be expected to be clinically active, maintain a robust clinical research portfolio, and demonstrate a deep interest in cancer clinical research within a cancer center which has achieved comprehensive designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).  

The Associate Director (AD) will provide overall leadership of the Stanford Cancer Institute’s cancer clinical research enterprise in alignment with the expectations established by the NCI, and help train the next generation of clinical and translational investigators. The incumbent will work closely with faculty and administrative leaders in the SCI and within the Stanford Health Care (SHC) Cancer Destination Service Line and the Stanford Children’s Health (SCH) oncology program.   The SCI’s AD for Clinical Research will also represent and advocate for the interests and needs of cancer clinical research at the highest levels leadership within Stanford Medicine.

The mission of the Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) is to leverage the broad and unique strengths of Stanford University in the sciences, in clinical care, and in translation to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of cancer patients; to understand cancer etiologies among diverse populations; and to decrease cancer incidence in the SCI catchment area and beyond.  The SCI offers unique opportunities for the successful candidate to be integral to its mission and to join a faculty highly engaged in improving cancer research and patient care.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

The Stanford Cancer Institute, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

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The expected base pay range for this position:


Associate Professor: $282,000 – $338,000

Professor:  $356,000 – $375,000


Associate Professor: $355,000-$393,000

Professor: $424,000-$462,000

Radiation Oncology:

Associate Professor: $392,000 – $416,000

Professor:  $466,000 – $484,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Mihaela Bozdog at


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