Director, Medical Oncology (Associate Professor or Professor Rank)

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience
Posted
Jul 21, 2019
Closes
Aug 20, 2019
Position
Medical Director

The Director of Medical Oncology in the Division of Hematology/Oncology is responsible for: providing academic leadership in developing a comprehensive and updated clinical research portfolio in the medical treatment of patients with solid tumors; maintaining a sustained scholarly productivity in medical oncology; developing an outreach program to obtain more referrals in medical oncology; mentoring young faculty and fellows involved in clinical and translational research in solid tumors; increasing the visibility of the program in Chicago and nationally; fostering collaborations within the Department of Medicine to increase multidisciplinary clinical programs and research; actively collaborating with UI Cancer Center leadership in identifying new strategies of growth in the oncology service line; actively collaborating with the Division Chief in the leadership of the Division.

The Director of Medical Oncology will hold the faculty appointment of Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (non-tenure) or Professor of Clinical Medicine (non-tenure), along with a Physician/Surgeon appointment. The faculty will be expected participate in the Clinical, Scholarly, Educational, and Service missions of the Department of Medicine.

Duties:

  • Provides input in the Division Clinical Research strategy for medical oncology (new studies to open; positions to fill)
  • Oversees enrollment in medical oncology trials
  • Meets regularly with the Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology, the Cancer Center Associate Director for Clinical Sciences, the Medical Director of the Cancer Center Clinical Trial Office
  • Meets regularly with medical oncologists to advise on clinical research
  • Clinical Care – clinical obligations includes patient care provision

Qualifications

  • MD/DO Degree
  • BC/BE in Hematology/Oncology
  • 3 years of successful experience in clinical research in medical oncology 
  • Eligible for tenure within the College of Medicine

For fullest consideration, please complete an electronic application, including a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae (CV). You are encouraged to apply to both the tenure system and non-tenure positions at:

https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=111831&job=director-medical-oncology-associate-professor-of-clinical-medicine-or-professor-of-clinical-medicine-dept-of-medicine-div-of-hem-onc-non-tenure 

and

https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=111825&job=director-medical-oncology-associate-professor-or-professor-rank-department-of-medicine-division-of-hematology-oncology-tenure-system

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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