Posting Description: The Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, (UCCC University of Colorado Cancer Center) has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Professor in the Sarcoma Clinic at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado USA. OVERVIEW The candidate will be expected to participate in the clinical sarcoma cancer program which includes a tumor board, surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and pathologists, in addition to a full service consult and follow-up clinics, hereditary clinics and an infusion center. We are supported by a nursing staff as well as several clinical research associates. Archived tissue is available supported by a Cancer Center Tissue Bank. Strong collaborations exist with the Phase I program. We are members of SARC. UCCC is an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center residing in a burgeoning $4 billion campus. The position will report to and receive supervision from Dr. Anthony Elias, Director, Breast Cancer & Sarcoma Center and Dr. S. Gail Eckhardt, Division Head. This position will be involved in the joint supervision of Medical Oncology fellows, nurses and post-doctoral fellows. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Duties and responsibilities will include direct patient care and clinical research. The candidate will attend on the inpatient oncology/hematology ward at University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and will have an outpatient clinical practice. The final candidate will be expected to mentor Medical Oncology fellows and post-doctoral fellows. The position can be restructured if the qualified candidate wishes to pursue a combination of clinical work and laboratory-based research work. SALARY AND BENEFITS Salary is commensurate with experience and training. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits faculty package. Information on University benefits programs is located at URL http:www.cu.edu/pbs DEADLINE Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the faculty position is filled. BACKGROUND CHECK The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: EDUCATION Required: M.D. from an accredited Institution in the U.S., or the equivalent with board eligibility in medical oncology and eligible to practice medicine and acquire a medical license in the State of Colorado. If a non-U.S. graduate, they must complete ECFMG certification and be qualified to obtain a Colorado Medical License. The successful candidate will have a Doctorate of Medicine, and be Board Certified for Internal Medicine, and Board Certified or Eligible for Medical Oncology.
Desired Qualifications: DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The final candidate should have the ability to work in a team environment, have strong communication skills and computer skills, be flexible, and be able to motivate collaborative partners; must possess ability to work independently and effectively to develop new techniques; demonstrated detail-oriented planning and management skills in behavioral research projects. Prefer 1 plus years' experience in cancer related research/environment.
Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus