Section Head, Lung Cancer

Birmingham, Alabama
Commensurate with experience
Mar 22, 2018
Apr 21, 2018
Full Time

Section Head, Lung Cancer
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, and the Comprehensive Cancer Center in the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking an outstanding academic physician with expertise in lung cancer as Section Head in Lung Cancer. The Section Head will be committed to furthering the academic and clinical development of an outstanding Lung Cancer program, providing exemplary patient care in a comprehensive and integrated manner, conducting research in lung cancer, developing a strong portfolio of clinical trials to advance the care of lung cancer patients, and promoting collaborations between clinical and laboratory investigators to translate novel observations from bench-to-bedside. The program is supported by an outstanding multidisciplinary team of radiation oncologists, interventional pulmonologists and surgeons with expertise in evaluating and managing lung cancer. Appointments will be at the associate or full professor level, tenure earning, tenured or non-tenure earning, commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an MD degree, and be board certified or board eligible in hematology and/or oncology. The Division is rapidly expanding its clinical, research and educational activities with heavy investment from the Department, School, and Cancer Center. The UAB NCI-funded Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the nation’s leading cancer research and treatment centers. Faculty have access to several outstanding interdisciplinary programs including the UAB CTSI, the Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance, and flagship programs in Genomics/personalized medicine, advanced medical imaging, outcomes and effectiveness research and survivorship, amongst several others. The Birmingham area provides a diverse metropolitan lifestyle with a thriving arts and cultural scene, award-winning restaurants, excellent schools, comfortable climate, and low cost of living. UAB provides competitive salaries and generous benefit packages.

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A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Physicians and other clinical faculty candidates who will be employed by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and nicotine screen to be hired.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.