Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Division Head

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Working Title: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Division Head

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Pediatrics

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-12-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology at the University of Virginia and University of Virginia Children's Hospital seeks candidates with strong academic stature as an established clinical, translational or basic science investigator for the position of Division Head. This tenure-track position will have clinical, teaching, research and administrative responsibilities. Salary, rank and tenure status are dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Candidates must have a MD or DO degree and be board-certified in pediatric hematology & oncology. To be considered for the tenured position, candidates must demonstrate scholarship and excellence in two domains consistent with the requirements for tenure in the School of Medicine. The incumbent should have excellent organizational and leadership skills, and have consistent external research funding. Demonstration of scholarship of application, synthesis, discovery or education is also required. Candidates with a clinical and/or research interest in bone marrow transplantation, immunotherapy, and/or brain tumors are preferred.

The Division of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology is a strong division, composed of senior and junior faculty, and offers a full range of services, including ambulatory and inpatient care. Faculty are active in basic, translational and clinical research. We offer active and expanding T-cell based immunotherapy and bone marrow transplant programs and a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship. The Division is an active member of the COG and the nationally-ranked University of Virginia Cancer Center, where cellular-based immunotherapy and transplantation programs are also of keen interest. Significant resources have been committed to build a cGMP cell manufacturing facility slated to open in 2018.

The University of Virginia Medical Center and Children's Hospital are located in the midst of the main university grounds of the University of Virginia. The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque, small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S.

To apply please visit and search on Posting Number 0621277 or visit: Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Positions will remain open to applications until filled.

For additional information about positions please contact James Nataro, MD PhD MBA, Chair of Pediatrics via email at [email protected]

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Greg Haskins, Senior HR Business Partner at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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