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Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncologist Opportunity

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Feb 7, 2022

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Surgical Oncology
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Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncologist Opportunity

Join our cancer team at Cedars-Sinai Cancer, a nationally recognized Cancer Center. Ranked by US News & World Report as the #9 Best Hospital in Cancer in 2021-2022, Cedars-Sinai Cancer is seeking a Surgical Oncologist at the Assistant Professor level who will focus on general surgical oncology, including gastrointestinal surgery, melanoma, and sarcoma.

Cedars-Sinai Cancer and the Department of Surgery invite applications for candidates at the Assistant level. The applicant must have specialized training in surgical oncology, as well as minimally invasive training. Candidates must also be committed to pursuing an academic career that combines exceptional, best-in-class patient care with innovative research and a dedication to outstanding teaching of the next generation of surgical oncologists. Successful candidates must be board certified with the American Board of Surgery (ABS) or Board Eligible.

Are you right for this role? A successful candidate has:

Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter as well as names of three references to Armando Giuliano, MD at Cedars-Sinai Cancer c/o

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Cedars-Sinai seeks to find, develop, and retain the best clinical and research faculty. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, M/F/Vets/Disabled.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide patient care services with a focus in general surgical oncology, including GI gastrointestinal surgery, melanoma and sarcoma
  • Participate in the programmatic, clinical, administrative, academic and research aspects of the Surgical Oncology program with partners in medical and radiation oncology
  • Further develop a surgical oncology clinical research program that extends across our enterprise health system
  • Develop new and innovative research programs that will serve to improve cancer outcomes
  • Conceive, prepare, and submit grant and contract proposals as principal investigator to support a cancer research program
  • Obtain extramural funding for research projects and/or clinical trials
  • Participate in center activities including speaking engagements, committee appointments and public or community outreach opportunities
  • Participate and contribute to the education and teaching initiatives of Cedars-Sinai Cancer

Position Requirements:

  • MD degree required
  • Board Certification by American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and General Complex Surgical Oncology
  • Proven abilities to serve as a principal investigator
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and mentorship skills
  • A collaborative style that fosters and supports teamwork and innovation

About Cedars-Sinai Cancer

Ranked by US News & World Report as the #9 Best Hospital in Cancer Nationally and #1 in California in 2021-2022, the Cedars-Sinai Cancer program sees over 4800 new cases of cancer per year and is part of the Cedars-Sinai Health System, a rapidly expanding vertically integrated health system with practices located in Southern California, including Tower Hematology-Oncology, The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Valley Oncology Medical Group, Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, Hunt Cancer Institute at Torrance Memorial, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Cedars-Sinai Cancer continues to pursue excellence with plans to greatly expand and sharpen the focus of its basic and translational research programs and its studies of cancer in the context of lifestyle/metabolic factors, with focus on improving cancer outcomes and helping to change behaviors that encourage cancer survivorship.

Academic Research

Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a top 10 academic medical center for NIH funding with over $200M in extramural research grant funding. As the largest academic medical center in the western United States, Cedars-Sinai is also training the next generation of physicians, researchers, and allied health professionals. Physicians and scientists at Cedars-Sinai are actively engaged in translational research to bring medical advancements directly from the laboratory to the bedside.

Community Outreach

A commitment to meeting the community's health needs has been a defining quality of Cedars-Sinai since the beginning - from the opening of the 12-bed Kaspare Cohn Hospital in Angeleno Heights in 1902 to what is now a world-renowned, nonprofit academic medical center with 890 licensed beds.

About Cedars-Sinai

Ranked by US News & World Report as the #6 Best Hospital in 2021-2022, Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars-Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.


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