Burlington, Vermont
Sep 27, 2018
Oct 27, 2018

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine and its teaching hospital, the University of Vermont Medical Center, is seeking a solid tumor oncologist at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level on the Clinical Scholar Pathway. Expertise or interest in melanoma, genitourinary, head & neck or lung cancer as well as clinical trials, translational research, medical quality or health outcomes are of particular interest. Opportunities to develop and implement a cancer clinical trial program with an emphasis on translation and therapeutics in her/his area of expertise are available. Candidates with expertise in health outcomes research are also encouraged. Inpatient responsibilities vary with interest and clinical need, but in general does not involve more than 10 weeks/year. Active participation in scheduled multidisciplinary conferences and enrollment of patients in clinical trials is expected

Founded in 1974, the University of Vermont Cancer Center at the University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine enjoys a clinical partnership with the University of Vermont Medical Center. The organization is comprised of more than 120 scientists and physicians engaged in a full range of basic, translational, clinical, epidemiologic and outcomes research that seeks to uncover new knowledge. Our established clinical research program offers participation in trials sponsored by local investigators, the NCI National Clinical Trial Network (NCTN), and industry. The University of Vermont holds main member status within the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. The University of Vermont Medical Center is currently major tertiary academic medical center in an expanding network of community and regional medical centers in Vermont and northern New York State called the University of Vermont Health Network.

Applicants must be ABIM eligible or certified in Medical Oncology with a demonstrated potential to support clinical research and must be eligible for licensure in the State of Vermont and hospital privileges at UVM Medical Center. Board eligible applicants must be within 3 years of fellowship completion and must obtain board certifications in medical oncology. There should be evidence that the individual has the potential in terms of clinical performance, scholarly activity and teaching to meet University criteria for retention and promotion. The ideal candidate will be accomplished interdisciplinary teacher, a skillful clinician and have appropriate research experience.

Burlington is a vibrant community located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. With year-round recreational opportunities, safe neighborhoods and excellent schools, this progressive community has been frequently cited as being one of the healthiest and best cities in the US in which to live.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

Applicants must apply online at www.uvmjobs.com under Position No. 00022811 with curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references. Questions about this opportunity may be directed to: Dr. Kim Dittus, Chair, Search Committee, University of Vermont, Given E-214, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, ATTN: Denise Russell, phone 802-656-5487, fax 802-656-5414 or via email: Kim.Dittus@uvmhealth.org

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.