Assistant Professor of Clinical - Hematology & Oncology

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-08-24
Req: R100041285
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Faculty Position

Assistant Professor (tenure earning)

Division of Hematology

Department of Medicine

Job Summary:

This faculty position will have research responsibilities within the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The individual in this position will focus on research efforts conducting and developing genome sequencing of multiple myeloma (MM) and other plasma dyscrasias, and possibly chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and other lymphoid or myeloid malignancies.

He/She will have attending physician duties in the Division of Hematology, with focus on the care and treatment of patients with plasma cell disorders and will focus on the care and treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies. This includes outpatient care, as well as inpatient attending responsibilities for the division.

Duties and responsibilities (include but may not be limited to):

Design and lead research studies and/or research activities to include authorship of scientific publications, industry and/or patent preparation.

Publishes in refereed journals as principal investigator and/or in collaboration with senior faculty, principal investigator (s), or program director (s).

Responsible for holding clinic sections for inpatient attending duties at Sylvester’s main campus or other UHealth locations.

Will be expected to generate sufficient funds to cover his/her research endeavors and to cover his/her professional income practice expenses and contribute to the Department of Medicine each fiscal year.

Will participate in educational conferences, department meetings, and in scholarly work and administrative functions associated with the department.

Position Requirements:

The candidate will have a track record of peer-reviewed publications in myeloma research and potential or demonstrated ability to secure extramural research funding.

MD with board certification or eligibility in Hematology and/or Oncology is required.

Active or eligibility to obtain a Florida Medical License.

Experience or interest in research focused on myeloma genomics.

Experience working with multidisciplinary clinical and research teams and will have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The candidate must be able to work efficiently and independently as part of a collaborative group.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

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Posted: 8/25/2020
Application Due: 10/24/2020
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