Director, National Capital Region

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, Maryland (US)
Sep 06, 2018
Sep 26, 2018
Full Time

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (SKCCC) at Johns Hopkins University invites inquiries, applications, and nominations for the Director of the National Capital Region.  The SKCCC, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated, comprehensive cancer center located in Baltimore, Maryland, provides clinical care to more than 11,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients annually at all of its sites and hosts a large, nationally recognized, accredited oncology fellowship program.  The SKCCC is preeminent in research with over $200 million of external funding.

The SKCCC National Capital Region (NCR) operates at several sites throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia offering cancer care, teaching, and research.  The SKCCC NCR has experienced extraordinary success over the past five years and has a robust and growing clinical research program.  Currently, SKCCC NCR services are located at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington DC, Suburban Hospital in Montgomery County and at a free-standing ambulatory site.  A proton therapy center is under construction at the Sibley site and will open in 2019.

The Director, NCR will lead the further development of the SKCCC's programming in the region to include the District of Columbia, Montgomery County, Prince George‚Äôs County, and northern Virginia.  The Director, NCR will lead the next phase of growth including multidisciplinary clinical services, faculty recruitment for key integrative cancer programming, expansion of the clinical and translational research enterprise, philanthropy and marketing to enhance branding and reputation. 

Candidates must possess an M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree with a sustained record of peer reviewed funding, preferably by the NCI.  The successful candidate will demonstrate progressive leadership experience, ideally gained within an academic medical center, and a history of building integrated, successful multidisciplinary cancer programs.  Candidates should have a strong business acumen and an understanding of what it takes to build market share and acquire research funding in a competitive environment.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and cover letter and be sent via email to  Inquiries may be addressed to Joyce De Leo, Ph.D., Walter Ettinger, M.D. or Claudia Teschky at 630-575-6177, the Witt/Kieffer consultants supporting this search.

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.