Director, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
LSU Health Shreveport
The LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA is seeking a Director for the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center. The new Director will provide leadership to the Cancer Center with the development and implementation of a dynamic agenda for future growth and expansion, while also developing key relationships with the Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, Deans and other institutional Center Directors and Department Chairs.
The Feist-Weiller Cancer Center has diverse clinical settings including the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Academic Medical Center, a neighboring Shriners’ Hospital for Children, one of eight St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital affiliate clinics, and the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center. The Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Academic Medical Center serves as a regional Level 1 trauma center for North Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas.
The position will report to the Vice Chancellor of Research of LSU Health Shreveport. The Feist-Weiller Cancer Center is a designated Louisiana Board of Regents Center for Excellence in Cancer Research, Treatment and Education. This cooperative community/academic partnership at Feist-Weiller Cancer Center serves area physicians, cancer patients and the general public as a resource in the fight against cancer.
The successful candidate must have proven experience as a leader who can inspire faculty and staff to work together to develop future leaders in Cancer Research. It is also important that the candidate have strong management skills with an ability to grow revenues and meet budgets, excellent communication skills, experience and interactions with NCI, and the ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of constituents both internally and externally.
Candidates must meet the following qualifications: MD degree from an LCME accredited medical school with at least 15 years experience in clinical services and administering residency and medical student educational programs. The successful candidate must be able to obtain a valid Louisiana license and be board certified. The candidate should possess a national reputation built upon a distinguished record of achievement in research, teaching and clinical care with national stature.
The search is being led by Dr. Chris Kevil, Vice Chancellor for Research at LSU Health Shreveport. Interested candidates may submit curriculum vitae and/or contact the staff supporting this recruitment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LSUHSC-S is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.