Omaha, Nebraska
Competitive salary and benefits
Jul 27, 2018
Aug 26, 2018
Full Time


The Division of Oncology/Hematology , Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska is seeking to recruit an endowed chair in pancreatic cancer. Clinicians interested in this position must be board certified in internal medicine, be board certified/eligible  in medical oncology and/or hematology and possess a strong background in both clinical and translational research.  This leader will be an experienced oncologist who specializes  in pancreatic cancer and who  has experience working with multi-disciplinary teams.  Candidates should be devoted to clinical care and clinical investigation within the area of gastro-intestinal oncology.   Candidates with at least 5-7 years of experience are preferred.  This position may be J-1 eligible .

The goal is to create a formal Pancreatic Cancer Center of Excellence with the Chair as the leader, who will work closely with the GI malignancy team in expanding multi-disciplinary  clinics and maintain a focus on pancreatic cancer translational and clinical research.  Responsibilities will involve participation  in multidisciplinary  patient care teams,  inpatient treatment , outpatient care, clinical trials and opportunities for collaboration for investigator initiated clinical research, and translational research.. The teaching of this specialization to fellows , residents and medical students is required as well.

UNMC's Oncology/Hematology  Division is a component of the NCI-Designated Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center which is a matrix cancer center with collaboration of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine.   The new state-of-the-art 615 ,000 square foot cancer facility , which opened in May 2017, is designed to allow science,  medicine and healing to share not just a common space, but also a common goal. The facility includes 98 labs dedicated to cancer research, 108 inpatient beds as well as a multidisciplinary outpatient area for physicians, clinics, infusion, radiation oncology , surgery,  radiology, pharmacology  and collaborative treatmenUdiagnostics.

As Nebraska's only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases , to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach .

Interested and qualified applicants contact: Julie M. Vose, M.D., M. B.A. jmvose@unmc.edu ) and can apply online at   https://unmc.peopleadm in.com/postings/38600 . Individuals from diverse  backgrounds are encouraged  to apply.