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It is a privilege to be in academic medicine. Our society is counting on us to find better methods of treating cancer and to find a cure someday.
- Parvesh Kumar, MD
Associate Director of Clinical Research
It’s gratifying to know we offer an optimistic option - clinical trial patients receive the best new treatments well before these drugs ever hit the market.
- Ray Perez, MD
Medical Director, The University of Kansas Clinical Research Center
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
Associate 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
Diversity, Innovation, Care
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. Comprised of 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 and be part of the cure as we steadfastly work toward a world without 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, flexible spending accounts and a fitness facility.
Working at The University of Kansas Cancer Center
At The University of Kansas Cancer Center, what you do every day makes a difference in people’s lives. We bring together the best people, resources and ideas to conquer cancer. Regardless of where at the cancer center you work, you play a part in creating opportunities for scientists and clinical specialists to collaborate and influence the fight against cancer.
See for yourself why The University of Kansas Cancer Center is an exciting and fulfilling place to be.
Life in Kansas City
Kansas City is a major metropolitan area of more than 2 million people. Situated along the Missouri River, the city is a comprised of nine counties – half located in Kansas and half in Missouri – with scenic hills, historic architecture and a rich history.
The city's diversions include world-class museums, a vibrant arts and entertainment scene, superb shopping and extraordinary restaurants. Kansas City’s commitment to its parks and landmarks is well known throughout the country, making it one of the most beautiful cities in America.
Click on the link below to find out more about Kansas City and why it is such a great place to live and work.
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