The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, seeks a faculty clinical Director of Stem Cell Transplantation. The successful applicant must have specialized in stem cell transplantation for greater than 5 years and have commensurate attending experience.
Responsibilities include expansion of our clinical stem cell transplant program with an emphasis on clinical and/or translational research preferably with a focus on the use of alternate donors, engineered allografts, cellular therapeutics, or graft versus host disease. Clinical care will be provided at Comer Children's Hospital and our satellite clinics across the Chicagoland region. The director will work with members of our multidisciplinary stem cell transplantation team that is encompassed in the Combined Adult/Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant program and have responsible for quality management of the pediatric program.
The successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in clinical care, research, and teaching. Experience in the development of translational or clinical protocols in transplantation for either malignant or benign hematological diseases is required. Applicants must have a record of peer-reviewed publications, and demonstrated success in building a clinical program. Previous leadership of a clinical program in transplantation is preferred.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent, 2) have completed a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship, 3) be BC/BE in pediatric hematology/oncology, and 4) have or be eligible for Illinois medical licensure.
Academic appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, commensurate with academic accomplishment.
Those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/jqgm74p by uploading a CV. Review of applications will begin April 2, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
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