Open Rank, Division of Hematology, Leukemia Focus
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
This position will be in the Division of Hematology in the Department of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The individual in this position will be expected to manage patients with leukemia specifically chronic lymphocytic leukemia. They will also be expected to manage individuals with monoclonal B cell lymphocytosis and occasionally low-grade lymphomas. This individual will have a robust clinical research program, which would include investigator initiated clinical trials, clinical trials working with pharmaceutical company partners and cooperative group trials. Additionally, this individual could have a robust translational oncology program that focused on a better understanding of the biology of chronic lymphocytic leukemia or MBCL or biomarkers of disease severity for those diseases.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
MD, MD/PhD, DO or MBBS degrees. All individuals will have completed a fellowship in adult hematology and/or oncology and be board eligible/certified in hematology and/or oncology.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
The preferred individual will have at least three years of experience managing patients with CLL, MBL, or small cell lymphoma and a history of leading clinical research studies for this patient population. They will have a history of working collaboratively in an academic medical setting and mentoring hematology/oncology trainees.
Please apply at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/228073
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.