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Assistant Professor - 000112

East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package
Closing date
Dec 7, 2022

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Faculty Member
Hematologic Oncology
Full Time

East Carolina University


Assistant Professor
Vacancy #: 000112
Recruitment Range:  Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine has a legacy of excellence in care and specialized expertise. It is a regional resource for eastern North Carolina and has assisted in the development of cancer programs in several outlying hospitals. Because of the complexity of these diseases and the rapid development of new therapies, multidisciplinary disease-oriented care is the division’s model. The division offers specialized programs in breast cancer, aerodigestive tract malignancy, melanoma, urologic malignancies, hematologic malignancies, benign hematology, and hemostasis.

On the inpatient service, a team approach is used which consists of staff physicians, a cancer nutritionist, cancer pharmacist, cancer program chaplain and specially trained nurses. The service offers not only the most current chemotherapy and biotherapy, but a comprehensive array of patient and family-oriented services including symptom management, pain control, family education, discharge planning, home care and (when needed) hospice care planning.

Outpatient services will be coordinated at the new Vidant Cancer Center. This facility is adjacent to the Brody School of Medicine and ECU Health Medical Center. Nursing services are provided by oncology accredited nurses, and patients in the naturally lighted chemotherapy bay are assisted by case managers, pharmacists, and social workers. The Division of Hematology/Oncology is a major participant in clinical trials and is committed to the delivery of cutting-edge care to the residents of eastern North Carolina.

The Division of Hematology/Oncology offers a three-year combined ACGME-accredited Hematology/Oncology Fellowship with four new fellows per year. Clinics and inpatient hematology and solid tumor services are located in the new ECU Health Cancer Care. The Division also has a hospital wide Hematology and Oncology consulting service.

Fellows rotate through each of the inpatient services and each outpatient sub-specialty including Thoracic, Breast/Gynecologic, GI/GU/Melanoma/Sarcoma, and Malignant/Benign Hematology clinics every year under the direction of sub-specialty focused faculty. Inpatient rotation time is front loaded to the first year to provide a focus on the needed deeper learning and experience to be gained in becoming an oncologist during the second and third years of training. Allogeneic stem cell transplant training is at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Each fellow has more than six months of focused research time.

Job Duties        

The Division of Hematology/Oncology is seeking a BE/BC Medical Oncologist at a rank commensurate with qualifications; tenure track or fixed term appointment available at the rank/title of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position will be a Medical Oncologist to specifically see our lung cancer and melanoma population. This person will be working with our multi-disciplinary cancer specialty clinics and tumor boards. This individual will be expected to develop algorithms around national guidelines for lung cancer and melanoma. The individual in this position will also have a research focus with a particular focus on lung and melanoma cancer clinical trials. East Carolina University Hematology Oncology is a Main Member of the Alliance Cooperative Group Clinical trials network, and this position would be expected to serve as a PI on Alliance group clinical trials in Thoracic Oncology and Melanoma. Our division has a 3-year Hematology Oncology fellowship program with 4 fellows per year. This candidate will be expected to teach our Hematology Oncology fellows and to be a core clinical faculty. He/she will perform new patient consultations on patients who are inpatients as well as have 70% time in clinic seeing new and established patients.

Minimum Education/Experience  

  • An awarded degree of MD, DO or equivalent with ABIM recognized internal medicine residency. Current valid and renewed (if needed) American Board Certification in Internal Medicine. Additional board certification in Medical Oncology and/or Hematology.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation   

  • Valid unrestricted Medical License in North Carolina. Current valid and renewed (if needed) American Board Certification in Internal Medicine. Additional Board Certification in Medical Oncology and/or Hematology.

Special Instructions to Applicant  

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant         

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #000112 to ECU Human Resources at

Eligibility for Employment          

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

ECU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance.  We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

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