Dear NAACCR Colleagues,
The Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) at the Texas Department of State Health Services is hiring in Austin, Texas. If you are not familiar with Austin, it is considered one of the top rated places to live in America, and the Texas Cancer Registry offers many unique opportunities with the size and diversity of its staff and population.
We encourage you to apply for our positions which you can review by clicking on the hyperlinks provided below with the position titles, closing dates, and brief descriptions.
Epidemiology Manager – closes 12/20/2021. Serves as Manager for the Cancer Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch Epidemiology Group and provides leadership and direction for program staff. Initiates, designs, plans, develops and directs advanced cancer-related epidemiologic studies. Develops guidelines, policies and procedures for the epidemiologic functions and monitors compliance with policies and procedures. Provides overall direction to, and is ultimately responsible for the scientific validity of cancer-related epidemiologic investigations studies. Assures the epidemiologic integrity of the cancer incidence surveillance system for Texas. Develops research oriented grant requests. Takes the lead in research that contributes to the body of scientific knowledge of cancer and publishes cancer epidemiologic study findings.
Registry Operations and Quality Assurance Program Specialist Vs – perpetual posting until all positions filled. Under the supervision of the Registry Operations Manager, serves as leads in assisting and coordinating SEER-related Cancer Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch activities. Performs administrative, advanced (senior-level) consultative services, and technical assistance work required in directing and facilitating cancer data reporting and cancer data dissemination. Leads, plans and recommends techniques, standards, policies, and procedures for cancer incidence reporting activities. Provides guidance to other team members on monitoring, evaluating and implementing national edit sets necessary to meet national data quality measures. Assists with hiring, training, monitoring, and evaluating staff. Work is performed under minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment and action.
Melanie Williams, Ph.D.
Cancer Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch
Texas Department of State Health Services