Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey seeks applications for full-time clinical and research faculty positions in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology with academic appointment to the Department of Pediatrics at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Specifically, we seek:
Research – Candidates with interests in population science and outcomes research related to pediatric patients with cancer and blood disorders. Strong candidates with other backgrounds related to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, or basic biology of cancers and blood disorders affecting children and adolescents will be considered. New faculty are expected to establish an innovative, independent and collaborative research program. Interdisciplinary and translational approaches are encouraged that establish collaborations with CINJ consortium faculty. Ph.D. and/or M.D., or equivalent graduate degree required. Masters training in public health is preferred.
Clinical – Candidates with interests in immunotherapies and/or in developmental therapeutics. Strong candidates with other backgrounds will be considered. Additionally, we seek an experienced candidate to lead an active clinical neuro-oncology practice, consisting of a pediatric neurosurgeon, neuro-radiologist, and dedicated nurse practitioner, with shared access to social workers, psychologists and clinical research staff. Specific training in a formal neuro-oncology fellowship program is preferred.
Child Psychologist: a faculty-level psychologist (PhD or PsyD) to provide clinical services for the patients and families under care in our Division, including providing diagnostic and counselling services and referral to child psychiatry, if medications are indicated. The ideal candidate would also have training and expertise in neuropsychological testing.
At Rutgers Cancer institute, candidates will have an opportunity to develop independent research initiatives with a broad range of potential clinical and internationally known basic science collaborators with strong research programs, including clinical trials research, cancer chemoprevention, clinical and basic pharmacology, and Phase 1 clinical trials , as well as with the Child Health Institute of RWJMS. Fellowship training and MD required. The candidate must be board certified in pediatrics and board certified/eligible in hematology/oncology. Rank will be commensurate with experience and level of training. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply, EOE. www.cinj.org
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicants must have Ph.D. and/or M.D., or equivalent graduate degree. See description for details.
Posting Number: 18FA0098
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 61785
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