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Open Rank Professor, Lymphoma/CLL focus

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Not specified
Closing date
May 14, 2022

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Leukemia, Lymphoma, Medical Oncology
Full Time

Open Rank Professor, Lymphoma/CLL focus

Department of Medicine

Division of Hematology/Oncology


The Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Virginia seeks an open Rank Professor focused on Lymphoma and CLL clinical care and research and committed to a career in academic medicine.  The Division of Hematology and Oncology is an expanding team of nearly 30 physicians and physician scientists with a vibrant clinical research portfolio. The successful candidate would be a member of the lymphoma and CLL clinical team and a member of the UVA Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only NIH designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Virginia.  The successful candidate will look to further current scholarly achievements through clinical and translational research opportunities.  Translational collaborations within the Cancer center are encouraged.  Participation in student, resident and fellow teaching is required and opportunities are abundant.


The Lymphoma and CLL team is a collaborative group of physicians, nurses, advanced practitioners and research coordinators with a goal to care for patients with these disorders through excellent clinical care and novel therapies.  We are closely aligned with our cellular therapies colleagues to bring the most advanced therapies to our patients.


Candidates must have a MD or equivalent degree and be board certified/eligible in Hematology and/or Medical Oncology and have expertise in the care of Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.  Board certification in Internal Medicine is encouraged. Rank and compensation are contingent upon qualifications and expertise.


Complete applications will include Cover letter, updated CV, statement of academic/research interests and contact information for at least 3 references (reference contact will not happen until after interview has been conducted)


Please contact Dr. Craig Portell with questions at


This position will remain open until filled.  This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.  The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Recruiter at


The successful candidate will pass a background check and pre-employment health screening.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interested individuals should have a strong interest in an academic medicine career as demonstrated by past experience with research and/or medical education Strong clinical skills in lymphoma and CLL are (needed) required and interest in clinical investigation and/or translational collaborations is encouraged



  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the outpatient clinical care of Lymphoma/CLL patients The successful Candidate will be a member of the UVA Comprehensive Cancer center and responsible for the development, recruitment and management of clinical investigations focused in lymphoma and CLL. The successful candidate will be responsible for inpatient care of a cadre of hematologic malignancies and cellular therapies on an intermittent basis The successful candidate will be responsible for the evaluation and education of medical students, medicine residents, hematology and oncology fellows, and advanced practitioners as well as other learners within the health system.


How to Apply:

  • Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for ‘R0033860'. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘R0033860.’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).



This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines


Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.


The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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