Posting Summary: 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.
Candidates must have an MD or DO and be board-eligible or board-certified as well as have completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology. 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.
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.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0622629 or visit: https://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=83828. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Position will remain open to applications until filled.
For additional information about the position please contact: William Petersen, MD, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Interim Division Head at email@example.com
For further information regarding the application process, please contact: Greg Haskins at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 434-924-2963.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_83828
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.