Faculty Opportunities Neuro-Oncology

Detroit, Michigan
Faculty rank and salary commensurate with credentials
Jun 15, 2017
Jul 15, 2017
Full Time

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) and Wayne State University (WSU) invite applications for faculty opportunities in the Department of Oncology on the Neuro-Oncology Multidisciplinary Team.

The Institute’s Multidisciplinary Neuro-Oncology Program uses a multidisciplinary team approach which includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, radiation oncologists, otolaryngologists, radiologists, pathologists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, dietitians, social workers, and genetic counselors. The team is entirely focused on treating primary and metastatic tumors of the brain, spine, and peripheral nerves and shares its collective expertise to create a customized treatment plan for each patient.

Our goal is to provide care for the cancer patient using the latest technologies and approaches, individual attention, and most current medical wisdom available to achieve optimum recommendations for patients and their treating physicians.

This opportunity provides for development of clinical translational research programs, participation in clinical and instruction activities of the Department of Oncology.  All departmental faculty are expected to engage in teaching research and service activities, create an environment of collegiality and collaboration with the Institute’s and University’s existing basic and clinical scientists, centers, and programs.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree, fellowship-trained in neuro-oncology, U.S. board-eligible or board-certified in Neurology or Oncology. Interest and experience in clinical research, expertise in their field, and an established record of scholarship and teaching.  Experience in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting is preferred and eligible to obtain an unrestricted Michigan medical license.  

Position includes faculty appointment in the Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine.  Faculty rank and salary commensurate with credentials; competitive compensation and an exceptional benefits package offered.

About the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute  The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) is one of 47 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the United States and is a unique, urban-based integrated center of research, patient care, and education located in mid-town Detroit dedicated to the prevention, early detection, treatment, and eventual eradication of cancer.  KCI is affiliated with Wayne State University (WSU). The KCI has one of the largest and best clinical trial programs in the United States. Through the commitment of 1,800 staff, including over 300 physicians and researchers and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, KCI cares for approximately 12,000 new patients annually and conducts more than 400 cancer-specific clinical trials.  KCI strives to prevent, detect and eradicate cancer. The long-term partnership of KCI and the WSU of Medicine enhances the collaboration between critical research and academics related to cancer care. For more information call 1-800-KARMANOS or go to www.karmanos.org

About Wayne State University The 180-acre campus is the academic meeting ground for approximately 27,000 students enrolled in its 14 schools and colleges, making Wayne State University the 18th largest university in the nation. The University has more than 500,000 ft2 of laboratory space committed to teaching and research. There are approximately 1,700 faculty, with 750 based in the School of Medicine, which is the largest single-campus medical school in the nation.  To be considered for this position, you must apply here: https://jobs.wayne.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp  Posting # 042435  

For more information please contact Carol Paduchowski at paduchow@karmanos.org