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Pediatric Oncologist – Neuroblastoma Service, Department of Pediatrics

New York City, New York
$145,000 - $310,000
Closing date
Jan 30, 2024


 The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. One of the world’s most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years. 

The Department of Pediatrics at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is seeking a pediatric oncologist to join the Neuroblastoma Service as part of a team focused on the continued development of the science and treatment advances leading to optimal outcomes for this disease in children and adolescents. We are actively seeking physicians that are BE/BC in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology interested in furthering their academic career. 

Faculty will contribute to growing and conducting a large portfolio of clinical trials encompassing chemotherapy, radiopharmaceuticals, antibody-based immunotherapy, anti-NB vaccines, theranostics and personalized therapies directed by genomic findings. There is seamless interaction between translational and clinical research and clinical care and a well-established track record of innovation and developing unique therapies for neuroblastoma. This search is open to candidates at all levels of career experience and appointments will be made at an academic level commensurate with the appointee’s experience. As a member of the Neuroblastoma Service you will have the responsibility for: 

• Development and implementation of clinical trials for patients with neuroblastoma o Liaising with co-operative groups, consortia and pharmaceutical companies to initiate and implement clinical trials for patients with neuroblastoma 

o Translational of preclinical data from MSK translational laboratories to the clinic 

o Incorporation of clinical trials into clinical care of patients with neuroblastoma 


• Direct patient care for patients with neuroblastoma o Supervising and managing immunotherapy: antibodies and vaccines 

o MIBG and other radiopharmaceuticals; radioimmunotherapy 

o 1-2 days per week in outpatient practice 


• Academic activities including publications, education of fellows, residents and APPs 

• Opportunities and clinical research activities related to other pediatric solid tumors o Although your primary responsibility will be the care of patients with, and research in neuroblastoma, there are opportunities for such activities related to other solid tumors within the solid tumor division. 


• Participation in departmental activities, including provision of inpatient care on a rotational basis with all oncology faculty in the department. 


Candidate Characteristics: 

• Experience in design and implementation of clinical trials 

• Experience in translational research 

• Ability to work in a team environment including interaction with a large diverse team of care providers and data managers 



• Ability to innovate and think outside the box 



• Applicants must possess a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of New York (or must be licensed in another jurisdiction and be eligible for licensure in New York and New Jersey). 

• They must possess a Doctor of Medicine (MD), Osteopathy (DO) or equivalent. 

• Board-certified in Pediatrics; Board-certified or Board-eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 

• Eligible for appointment ranging from Instructor to Full Professor. 


If you have any questions about this job opportunity, please contact: 

Nydia Toribio 

Please include a cover letter, brief statement of prior research experience and research interests, CV, and contact information for three references in your application submission. 

Salary: $145,000 - $310,000 

Physician compensation is based on multiple variables. This range represents annual salary only and does not include supplemental performance-based pay or any one-time payments that eligible candidates may be offered at the time of hire. 

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. 

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. 

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