The Department of Oncology is comprised of multiple Divisions inclusive of Leukemia-Lymphoma, Neuro-oncology, Solid Tumor, Palliative Care & Quality of Life, Cancer Predisposition, Cancer Survivorship, and Molecular Oncology. The Department is also closely aligned with the St. Jude NCI-funded Comprehensive Cancer Center, with each Oncology Division providing the opportunity for translation of basic and translation research.
This position will report directly to the Director of the Solid Tumor Division, lead clinical research in identified sub-disease fields, and provide patient care services in collaboration and under the leadership of the Division Director, Director of Oncology Clinical Medicine, and the Chair.
The Department of Oncology provides a highly collaborative and interactive environment where faculty members have ample opportunities to participate in clinical, educational, and translational research initiatives. As an integral team member of the division, the faculty member in the Solid Tumor Division ensures alignment of individual goals with divisional, departmental, and institutional strategic goals and initiatives, pursues faculty development and promotes outstanding multidisciplinary care delivery and research activities. This position will also incorporate clinical education into daily practice to ensure the satisfactory learning experience of Hem-Onc fellows, residents, and medical school students in the Solid Tumor outpatient clinic and Solid Tumor/Neuro-Onc combined inpatient service.
It is essential that candidates have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree and be Board certified or Board-eligible in pediatric hematology-oncology. Successful candidates will have expertise in the areas of hematology and oncology, as the faculty member will be involved in clinical care.
This is a remarkable opportunity to be part of a positive workplace where all employees, regardless of their role, share the same commitment to make a difference in the lives of children with cancer and other catastrophic illnesses. St. Jude is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” and listed on Glassdoor 100 Best Places to Work for the last 6 years for companies with 1,000 or more employees.
This position is based in Memphis, TN with relocation assistance available. The facilities and salaries are competitive, and a generous benefit package is included. Memphis is a family-friendly metropolitan area that is recognized for its world-class music, food, and hospitality. Mild winters and beautiful green spaces are part of the reasons why Forbes recently named Memphis the 4th happiest city in which to work.
A letter of inquiry and CV should be submitted directly online.
For more information:
Alberto Pappo, MD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis TN 38105-2794