Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Physician

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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 6/22/2017

University of Chicago Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, seeks applications from individuals who wish to focus on the care of children, adolescents, and young adults with solid tumors. The successful candidate will enhance our current solid tumor program, and will work closely with leaders in pediatric oncology, medical oncology, orthopaedic surgery, pathology, and the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center. Responsibilities include expansion of our solid tumor program with an emphasis on translational research focused on increasing our understanding of pediatric solid tumor biology and the development of novel, effective therapeutic strategies. Clinical care will be provided at Comer Children's Hospital and our satellite clinics across the Chicagoland region. Opportunities for leadership positions may be available to candidates with appropriate skills or experience.

The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to excellence in clinical care and research and excellent teaching skills. Preference will be given to candidates with translational research experience and a funded program in solid tumor biology or therapeutics or with the ability to develop such a program.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent, 2) have completed a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship, 3) be BC/BE in pediatric hematology/oncology, and 4) have or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois. Rank and salary will be determined by qualifications and experience. The University of Chicago offers and excellent benefits package.

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website by uploading a curriculum vitae. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5671 or email with their request.