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This is a cancer center that's on the rise. There's a palpable sense that the community is behind us and the state of Kansas is behind us. I want to be part of taking it to the next level.
- Danny Welch, PhD
Associate Director, Basic Science
It was time to give back to my home state and help provide cancer patients in the area a place to come for the latest therapies.
- Andrew K. Godwin, PhD
Deputy Director of Translational Research
My task is to lead a team of scientists in identifying methods for stopping, treating and preventing cancer.
- Shrikant Anant, PhD
Associate Director of Cancer Prevention and Control
Working at The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Bringing together the best people, resources and ideas to conquer cancer
The University of Kansas Cancer Center is a unique, multi-campus entity made up of researchers, patient care providers and administrative staff who work together to prevent, treat and cure cancer.
The University of Kansas Cancer Center offers rich benefits packages for employees, including health, dental and life insurance, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans and flexible spending accounts.
Life in Kansas City
Kansas City is a major metropolitan area of more than 2 million people. Situated along the Missouri River, the metro is a comprised of nine counties – half located in Kansas and half in Missouri – with scenic hills, historic architecture and a rich history.
With world-class museums, a vibrant arts and entertainment scene, superb shopping, extraordinary restaurants and an abundance of seasonal outdoor activities, Kansas City is a great place to work and live. Find out more about our city’s quality of life. Kansas City : VisitKC.com™ Official Travel Source
Ready to join us?
With a multidisciplinary team of experts from the University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital, we believe everyone has a role in contributing to our mission.
Whether you’re looking for a clinical position working directly with patients or want to work on a research team discovering new drug therapies, we invite you to join us as we pursue the promise of discovery and realize the power of care.
The University of Kansas Hospital: Patient Care
The University of Kansas Hospital provides a standard of quality in patient care that is nationally recognized. The hospital consistently ranks among the nation’s top academic medical centers for quality patient care in the University HealthSystem Consortium Quality and Accountability Study. Since 2007, the hospital has ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals lists, including for cancer care.
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University of Kansas Medical Center: Research, Education and Training
At the University of Kansas Medical Center, we are gaining critical insights into the origins of cancer, allowing us to translate discoveries from bench to bedside. Disease-specific working groups, including clinicians and basic research investigators, promote collaborative opportunities and the exchange of research ideas.
To view open positions, please visit The University of Kansas Medical Center jobs site.
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