Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Director at University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Knoxville, Tennessee
Nov 10, 2020
Dec 10, 2020

The University of Tennessee, Graduate School of Medicine based in Knoxville, Tennessee has engaged Cejka Search to launch a national recruitment for a dynamic physician leader and clinician-educator to serve as the founding Fellowship Director, Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Program. 

One of 17 divisions within the Department of Medicine, the Division of Hematology and Oncology is composed of 14 faculty members dedicated to the tripartite mission of clinical care, education, and research. The UT Cancer Institute, consisting of over 70 oncology providers, has registered over 70,000 patient visits with over 3,000 new patients with cancer diagnosed annually and serves over 20 counties across the region. In-hospital consultations are provided at UT Medical Center, a leading regional academic medical center.

The Division of Hematology and Oncology is organizationally and financially poised to support the development of a new fellowship program that will advance the institution’s academic and clinical mission while cultivating a recognized center in providing excellent training in Hematology and Oncology. The Fellowship Director will have at least three years faculty experience in a university-affiliated hematology/oncology program, preferably with demonstrated experience of initiating and/or leading a successful fellowship program. Successful candidates will have a passion for education, strong relationship building and organizational skills, and must support diversity and inclusion. A track record of substantive research and scholarly activity is highly desirable. Board certification and the ability to obtain a Tennessee medical license is required. This position will include an academic appointment commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualities and will include dedicated time for program supervision.

University of Tennessee, Graduate School of Medicine is ideally located in beautiful East Tennessee in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Knoxville is a rapidly-growing Southeastern metropolitan city, has an affordable cost of living, a temperate climate and the offerings of metropolitan conveniences coupled with rural charm. 

All applications will be held in strict confidence. The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA employer.

For confidential consideration or to nominate a colleague, please submit a CV and letter of interest to:

Paul Esselman

President and Managing Director

Cejka Search


(800) 209-8143, Ext. 63465