Assistant Or Associate Professor Of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

UVA Health Charlottesville , VA 22901

Posted 2 months ago

The Department of Pediatrics' Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Virginia and University of Virginia Children's Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level (tenure eligible or tenure ineligible) to focus on stem cell transplantation and cellular therapies. Successful applicants will have a track record of clinical excellence and interest or expertise in clinical/translational research and clinical trials.

Emphasis is placed on the ability to foster interactions between laboratory and clinical investigators and to participate in or lead multidisciplinary clinical working groups focused on the design and conduct of clinical trials and correlative science in the hematologic malignancies and/or CAR T cell therapy. Successful candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to the practice and teaching of clinical pediatric hematology/oncology, and have specific training and expertise in stem cell transplantation and cellular therapies. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

The University of Virginia Children's Hospital is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, a setting with natural beauty and significant historical relevance in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Charlottesville is a wonderful place to live with an extraordinary quality of life and is often ranked among the best places to live in the United States.

The Department of Pediatrics is extremely collegial and collaborative. The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is currently comprised of 6 full time board certified hematologist/oncologists and 4 nurse clinicians, 2 social workers, a child life specialist, and an education consultant. The Division has outstanding collaborative working relationships with our general pediatricians as well as other pediatric subspecialists, our surgical colleagues, and our colleagues in adult medicine.

Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to your application.

Position will remain open to applications until filled.

For additional information about the position please contact: William Petersen, MD, at wcp3g@virginia.edu

For further information regarding the application process, please contact: Greg Haskins at gph3z@virginia.edu or via phone at 434-924-2963.

  • Teaching
  • Teaching encompasses all activities that directly facilitate student learning, including the contact hours spent in the classroom, office hours, class preparation, grading, answering student email, student advising, evaluating and making available course materials, facilitating e-learning and related duties.
  • Research
  • The research component of an assistant professor position normally includes scholarly publication, attending academic conferences and obtaining grants. More senior scholars often take leadership roles in scholarly associations and act as editors, board members and referees for grant-giving organizations, academic presses and scholarly journals.
  • Service- - University service involves membership in departmental, college-level and university committees, attending departmental meetings, student recruitment and processing routine paperwork such as filling out reports, answering email, participating in surveys and voting in university elections.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: MD or DO by appointment start date

Experience: To be considered for the tenure-eligible position, candidates must have experience in basic, translational, or clinical research and a strong interest in a career in academic medicine. Experience leading translational and/or clinical trials is preferred.

Licensure: Board-eligible or board-certified as well as have completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.

We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.



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