Thoracic Medical Oncologist - Buffalo, New York

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York
Apr 07, 2017
May 07, 2017
Full Time

The Section of Thoracic Oncology in the Department of Medicine is seeking a full-time medical oncologist at the Assistant/Associate or full Professor level to join a vibrant multidisciplinary team of physicians and scientists dedicated to understanding and treating thoracic cancers. Responsibilities include outpatient clinics, inpatient consultation service, clinical and translational research, participation and leadership in clinical trials, as well as teaching and supervision of fellows.  Applicants are required to be BC/BE in oncology and be eligible for a NY State Medical License.  The search committee will consider clinical and translational research interests, publication record, and commitment to clinical care and teaching.  Academic rank and compensation are dependent upon qualifications and years of experience.  Faculty will also have a joint appointment at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine. RPCI offers a generous fringe benefits package.

Since 1898, Roswell Park Cancer Institute has forged an exemplary reputation with the combined strength of its basic/translational research, multidisciplinary oncology teams, educational programs and compassionate staff. A seamless interface of scientific inquiry and clinical application and an aggressive clinical trials program, Roswell Park commits the infrastructure, intellectual capital and necessary resources to convert scientific discoveries into real-world products and applications. A charter member of the NCCN, Roswell Park is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York.

RPCI’s contributions to reducing the global cancer toll include initiating the world's first chemotherapy program; pioneering the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, photodynamic therapy and the combination chemotherapy of leucovorin and 5-FU (the gold standard for colon cancer treatment); developing the RPMI 1640 Culture Media (used in research labs around the world); and collaborating on landmark studies related to the Human Genome Project. Roswell Park initiated one of the nation's first centers dedicated to Early Phase Clinical Trials and drives innovative cancer research in genetics, cell stress and immunotherapy, leading to new personalized treatments.

Roswell Park Vital Stats FY 2016

  • Employees: 3,263, including 299 faculty members and 627 nurses
  • Hospital Admissions: 4,789
  • Outpatient Visits: 215,424
  • Patients Under Active Care: 33,979
  • Patient Origin: 43 U.S. states, 6 foreign countries
  • Number of Beds: 133
  • Average Length of Stay: 8.2 days
  • Grants/Contracts (per annum): $80.3M
  • Funded Research Projects: 526
  • License Agreements: 89
  • U.S. Patents: 59

Highlights of Buffalo:

  • Population = 258,959
  • Known for Great American Architecture with over 80 sites on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Professional sports - Buffalo Sabres (NHL) and Buffalo Bills (NFL)
  • Two State Universities - State University of New York at Buffalo and Buffalo State College
  • Toronto is just 1.5 hours

Interested candidates please contact:

Cheryl DeVita

Reference position ID 159776 when responding

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