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Melanoma and Sarcoma Oncologist

Merritt Hawkins
Charlottesville, Virginia, is a welcoming community ranked with an overall grade of A (Niche)
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Aug 1, 2023

Job Details

The Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Virginia, seeks an oncologist for a tenure-eligible or tenure-ineligible clinical faculty position with a subspecialty focus on melanomas and sarcomas. The incoming physician will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, and clinical track and tenure status depends on qualifications. Candidates must have an MD or equivalent, be board-certified in Internal Medicine, be board-eligible or board-certified in Medical Oncology, and have expertise in caring for patients with melanoma and sarcomas.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Strengthen the clinical and clinical research efforts in malignant melanoma and sarcomas by utilizing the excellent translational research opportunities and resources available at the university
  • Attend inpatient and outpatient services and participate in multidisciplinary team care and clinical research within the Cancer Center
  • Work at the UVA Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of just 53 in the nation
  • Participate in the teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students
  • Focus on a career in clinical investigation and the provision of outstanding clinical care
  • Competitive compensation and a negotiable start-up package
  • Leadership opportunities available for experienced candidates 
  • Work for an iconic university with nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and a proud history as a renowned research university
  • UVA is ranked #25 in the nation (US News), while Newsweek ranks UVA Medical Center No. 1 in Virginia, No. 42 in the US, and among the top 250 hospitals in the world (World's Best Hospital 2023 guide)

Community Information
Charlottesville, Virginia, is a welcoming community ranked with an overall grade of A and one of the best places to live in Virginia (Niche). Situated within the upper Piedmont Plateau at the Blue Ridge Mountains foothills and the Rivanna River headwaters, Charlottesville is a great place to live for families and individuals alike. You'll enjoy our small-town feel, big-city amenities, and cultural attractions.

  • Only two hours south of Washington, DC, and just over an hour to Richmond
  • 30-minute drive to The Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway
  • All Charlottesville City schools are White House-certified to be "future-ready" and are charter members of the League of Innovative Schools
  • Many schools receive the Virginia Department of Education's "VIP Award of Excellence"
  • The Ale Trail takes you on a tour of craft breweries, cideries, and distilleries in and around the city
  • Plenty of outdoor activities with four distinct seasons


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