Open Rank, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
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.
The Division of Oncology at the UNC School of Medicine is recruiting for an individual to join our gastrointestinal program. The successful candidate for this open rank faculty position in the Division of Oncology will have clinical expertise and research experience in gastrointestinal medical oncology and clinical /translational research.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers an exceptionally collaborative environment with very strong clinical programs in oncology and basic science researchers in GI cancers. The GI solid tumor program has been a highly successful program for decades, with an exceptional track record in clinical care as well as health outcomes and clinical research with a robust clinical trials program. This program is supported by a team of professionals, including study coordinators, data coordinators and program managers. The GI oncology clinical team is also comprised of surgical and radiation oncologists as well as interventional radiologists and advanced endoscopists. Opportunities for the position and qualified applicants include but are not limited to Cancer Center leadership of GI Cancer Clinical Trials effort and co-leadership of the UNC Lineberger Pancreatic Cancer Center of Excellence.
As this is an open rank posting, the candidate hired into this position could be hired into a fixed term, variable track or tenure track faculty appointment.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
MD or DO required. The candidate must be board eligible or board certified in Medical Oncology
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
The successful candidate for this open rank faculty position in the Division of Oncology will have clinical expertise and research experience. Qualified candidates will possess broad medical knowledge and demonstrate excellence in medical practice. Essential skills for this position include effective interprofessional collaboration and teamwork, and excellent clinical communication skills relevant to serious illness care. Candidates should have experience in clinical trials and have a translational research interest in GI cancers.
Please apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/232473
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.