Open Rank, Division of Hematology

Employer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location
Chapel Hill, North Carolina (US)
Salary
Commensurate with qualifications
Closing date
Aug 28, 2022

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Open Rank, Division of Hematology

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
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
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.

Position Summary
Open Rank faculty position in Division of Hematology. The person recruited to this position will be required to attend on the inpatient bone marrow transplant unit and potentially the adult malignant hematology services. Here they will be responsible for the care of patients undergoing autologous, allogeneic, and/or unrelated donor, haploidentical or cord blood transplantation. This person will also care for patients undergoing autologous adoptive cellular therapy for both malignant hematological and oncological diseases (solid tumors). Additionally, they will be responsible on the inpatient hematology service for the care of patients being treated predominantly for hematological malignancies. Will be responsible individually and in assistance with the APPs in the bone marrow transplant clinic for the evaluation and management of new patients undergoing stem cell transplantation or cellular therapy and the follow-up of patients after bone marrow transplant or adoptive cellular therapy. Expected to participate in clinical/translational protocols both in the development of these protocols as principal investigators and in enrolling patients to ongoing protocols within the program. These protocols would include cooperative group protocols as well as investigator-initiated protocols run through the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. It is anticipated that the person recruited to this position will become a member of the clinical program of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Department of Medicine and the Division of Hematology at UNC-Chapel Hill is seeking additional faculty to join the Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program. This growing program is performing approximately 185 transplants per year and an additional 60-75 cellular therapy treatments. The program is seeking a clinician investigator to complement a strong basic science effort led by several NCI funded investigators and an extremely well-funded cellular therapy program with a clinical good manufacturing process facility just off campus that generates adoptive cellular therapyy products. Candidates must have significant experience in autologous and allogeneic transplantation, adoptive cellular therapy and a strong interest and background in clinical or translational research. The ideal candidate will have also have experience in cord blood and haploidentical stem cell transplants.

Academic rank and track will be determined by the candidate’s experience and achievements. This position can be fixed term, tenure track or variable track.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
MD, DO or MBBS Degree. Individuals should be board eligible in Adult Hematology and/or Oncology.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Ideal candidates will have significant experience in autologous and allogeneic transplantation and adoptive cellular therapy and a strong interest and background in clinical or translational research. The ideal candidate will also have experience in cord blood and haploidentical stem cell transplants.

Please apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/217183

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.

 

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