Academic Physicians - Pediatric Hematology Oncology #PED140

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Academic Physicians - Pediatric Hematology Oncology #PED140

Department of Pediatrics, Biological Sciences Division
Position Type: Faculty

Chicago, IL

Mar 1, 2023


The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, in the Biological Sciences Division, seeks full-time faculty members at any rank. As full-time faculty, the appointees will contribute to patient care, medical education, and scholarship, and join a vibrant and distinguished community of faculty colleagues and learners in the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Medicine, UChicago Medicine (UCM), and the University of Chicago. As Director of Hematologic Malignancies, the successful applicant will lead a Pediatric Hematologic Malignancy Program with the overarching goal of enhancing its clinical and academic excellence.

The Chicago Hematologic Malignancies Program is a multidisciplinary team comprising faculty members from the Section of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Pediatrics, the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program in the Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, the Department of Pathology, at the University of Chicago and the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center. The program is a key component of the Cancer Service Line of the Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance (CCHA), a partnership between UCM, Advocate Children’s Hospital, and NorthShore University Health System. The CCHA, has sites of care across the region, and is responsible for the care of the largest population of children in the state of Illinois.

We are particularly interested in applicants who are accomplished program builders and leaders with proven strong clinical trials and/or translational science abilities, collaborative skills, and experienced mentors willing to pursue the strong opportunities for academic and clinical development of the program. A competitive package will be provided to the individual dependent on his/her investigative focus. Broader leadership opportunities are available for appropriately qualified candidates.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Hematology and/or Oncology, 4) have leadership experience in managing a complex clinical and/or translational research portfolio.

To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: . Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.

For instructions on the Interfolio application process, please visit .

All University departments and institutes are charged with building a faculty from a diversity of backgrounds and with diverse viewpoints; with cultivating an inclusive community that values freedom of expression; and with welcoming and supporting all their members.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at .

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 .

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email with their request.

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