Oncologist – Clinical/Translational Investigator – GI malignancies, Melanoma, and Sarcoma Massey Cancer Center
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is currently seeking hematology and oncology physicians at all ranks for a variety of roles in the areas basic and translational research, education, and inpatient and outpatient care. High priority at this present time are those who want to focus their research and patient care in: GI malignancies, Melanoma, and Sarcoma.
About the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Palliative Care:
As part of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care members contribute their expertise and experience to our patient care, research and teaching missions. A collaborative environment among division faculty, and with other specialists from multiple disciplines, provides a comprehensive approach to patient care and physician training. As part of VCU Massey Cancer Center, division members are also involved in developing the latest cancer treatments by conducting research and translating their discoveries into cutting-edge patient care.
About Massey Cancer Center:
VCU Massey Cancer Center is one of only 68 National Cancer Institute-designated institutions in the country that leads and shapes America’s cancer research efforts. Working with all kinds of cancers, Massey conducts basic science, translational and clinical cancer research, provides state-of-the-art treatments and clinical trials, and promotes cancer prevention and education. Since 1974, Massey has served as an internationally recognized center of excellence. It offers one of the largest selections of cancer clinical trials in Virginia and serves patients at multiple sites throughout the state. Its 1,000-plus researchers, clinicians and staff members are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by developing and delivering effective means to prevent, control and ultimately cure cancer. VCU Massey is one of fourteen minority underserved NCORP programs in the Country, join a group that is dedicated to helping the underserved cancer patients throughout the State.
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- MD; Board certified or eligible in medical oncology and eligible for Virginia licensure
- Clinical trial experience
- Interest in developing a subspecialty in medical oncology practice
- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.
Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.
Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.
Please apply online at: https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/102780
Email cover letter and CV to:
Khalid Matin, MD | Interim Chair, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care