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Chief, Division of Breast Medical Oncology

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Jun 5, 2022

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Fox Chase Cancer Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase or FCCC) invites applications and nominations to fill the position of Chief, Division of Breast Medical Oncology in the Department of Hematology/Oncology. This is an outstanding opportunity for an emerging leader in the field of breast medical oncology to further develop and implement a strategic vision for the division’s clinical and research activity. As one of the original National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, Fox Chase has a celebrated history of scientific discovery and compassionate care. The new division chief will step into the role at an exciting time as Fox Chase’s affiliation with Temple University Health System (TUHS) enters an exciting and reinvigorated stage.

The Chief will lead a division of nine full-time faculty members and three advanced practice providers. Sitting within the Department of Hematology/Oncology, the division has numerous collaborations in place across Fox Chase, most notably with Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Imaging, Prevention, and Genetic Assessment.  Drawing on the strength of these collaborations and the FCCC’s emerging research prominence, the new Division Chief will be expected to develop and implement a strategic vision for continued high-quality clinical care and emerging research prominence.

The ideal candidate will have earned an MD or MD/PhD degree, hold a subspecialty board certification in Medical Oncology, and have a proven track record with leadership experience in an academic or cancer center setting. Bringing a portfolio of extramural support (industry and/or peer-reviewed) in research with a specific focus on innovative therapeutics clinical trials, the successful candidate will qualify for the rank of Associate or Full Professor and will be actively involved in National Clinical Trials Network initiatives, such as ECOG-ACRIN and NRG. Applying strong leadership and communication skills in clinical care, teaching, and mentoring, the next Chief will exemplify a commitment to excellence and champion a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.

With the resources and support from the Department of Hematology/Oncology and other Fox Chase leaders, the new Chief will be well situated to deliver on stated goals: elevating and further developing the division’s research portfolio; recruiting, mentoring, and retaining outstanding faculty; managing efficient clinical operations; and nurturing and effectuating existing and new collaborative relationships across the enterprise.

Fox Chase Cancer Center has retained the search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist with this important recruitment. Interested applicants are invited to submit their current CV/resume and statement of interest to:

Patricia Hastie & Caitlin Barrett

Isaacson, Miller

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Electronic submissions of applications or nominations are strongly preferred and can be made at

Fox Chase Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

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