Faculty Position in Gastrointestinal Oncology

Detroit, Michigan
Competitive salary and benefits
Dec 19, 2018
Jan 30, 2019
Full Time

Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Faculty Position in Gastrointestinal Oncology

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute one of 49 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers and Wayne State University Department of Oncology invites applications and nominations for a full-time academic faculty position on the Gastrointestinal Oncology Multidisciplinary Team.

This is an excellent opportunity for an interested academician to join a progressive division and department.    Candidates will join the current team of gastrointestinal oncology experts at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.  The division is an active member of the Multidisciplinary Team and hosts a board approved fellowship in gastrointestinal oncology. The Institute’s Multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal Program uses a multidisciplinary team approach to the diagnosis and treatment of malignancies arising in the gastrointestinal tract including cancers of the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas and biliary system, small bowel, colon, and rectum.

Its 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.

The Institute’s teams of gastrointestinal malignancy specialists include several nationally recognized experts with years of previous experience in the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions. They are actively involved in clinical research on gastrointestinal malignancies as integral members of our National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Candidates will be expected to develop and participate in an active research program encompassing basic, translational and/or clinical investigation as well as participate in student, resident and fellow education.

This opportunity includes a Wayne State University faculty appointment in the Department of Oncology, competitive compensation, and an exceptional benefits package.  Faculty responsibilities include teaching of medical students and residents.  Faculty rank and salary is commensurate with credentials. Candidates should have an established record of achievement and the ability to create an environment of collegiality and collaboration with the Institute’s and University’s existing basic and clinical scientists, centers, and programs.

 Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to:                                 

Wanji King
Wayne State University/Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center
Associate Director for Academic Human Resources
Hudson Webber Cancer Research Center
4100 John R. Street
Detroit, MI 48201
E-Mail:  kingd@karmanos.org
  Office:  (313) 576-8701     

Wayne State University with more than 1000 medical students is the largest single-campus medical school in the country.  The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute operates as one of 49 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers.  Caring for more than 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $200 million, conducting more than 400 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, the Institute is among the nation’s best cancer centers. The Institute strives to prevent, detect and eradicate cancer through 1,200 staff including 300 faculty members supported by hundreds of volunteers and thousands of financial donors. For more information visit: www.karmanos.org Wayne State University/ Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer