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UNIV - Open Rank Physician Scientist - Medicine: Hematology Oncology

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE - COM-Dept of Medicine
Sub Department: UNIV-2220500-Hematology/Oncology
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Faculty
Location: Charleston, SC-Main Campus
Categories: FACULTY & EDUCATORS
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.


Job summary: The Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC is the only NCI-Designated Cancer Center in the State of South Carolina, and serves a referral population of 4.5 million.  HCC Research Programs include Cancer Biology, Developmental Cancer Therapeutics, Cancer Immunology, and Cancer Control.  HCC members bring in over $43 M annually in peer-reviewed funding.  MUSC has a clean cell facility accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) and a host of state-of-the-art shared core facilities.  Clinical and translational research at HCC and MUSC benefits from an NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award, and several extramural funded pre- and post-doctoral training programs, including an NCI-funded Paul Calabresi K12 Program.

The Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, and the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina are seeking an outstanding physician scientist with peer-reviewed funding in hematologic malignancies and/or bone marrow transplant.  The applicant should be an accomplished clinician with a strong research background, and should possess the leadership skills required to drive forward team science.  An opportunity for a Senior Leadership position within the Hollings Cancer Center is available for the right candidate. The successful candidate will be nominated to an endowed chair. Applicants must have an MD or MD PhD degree, and be board certified in hematology and/or oncology.  Protected time for research will be provided based on applicants’ strengths and interests.  This position is open to experienced Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors.  Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

The MUSC/HCC Bone Marrow Transplant and Hematologic Malignancies program is the largest in South Carolina, is FACT accredited, and supports a robust portfolio of clinical trials.

The Hollings Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute and has state-of-the-art clinical and research facilities including a highly developed clinical trials office with a growing multi-center trials network and Phase I trials program, a robust biorepository and tissue analysis resource, a genomics core, and a cell evaluation and therapy facility.  The Center has NCI approved programs in developmental cancer therapeutics, cancer immunology, cancer genes and molecular regulation, and cancer control.  In addition, clinical and translational research at The Hollings Cancer Center and the University is supported by an NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award.

Applications received by June 30, 2019 will have priority; however, accepting applications and inquiries until position has been filled.  Please send all inquiries and documents, Cover Letter and CV, to Tara Campbell, campbetb@musc.edu.


Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.


FLSA: Salaried

Job Functions: In addition to duties as a physician, the physician scientist has the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a program of basic/translational cancer research in hematologic malignancies and/or bone marrow transplant
  • Continue peer-reviewed funding
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the Hematologic Malignancies Disease Focus Group to develop the clinical trials portfolio
  • Develop and implement investigator-initiated interventional treatment trials
  • Mentor young investigators in cancer research
  • Participate in HCC research program area activities

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine with or without Doctor of Philosophy
  • Board Certified in clinical specialty with nationally-recognized accomplishment and excellence in research
  • A distinguished record of scientific achievement evidenced by both publications and a strong track record of extramural peer-reviewed funding and development of interventional treatment trials
  • Seasoned cancer specialist who possesses national and/or international recognition in the clinical and research disciplines of cancer
  • A strong research program that will advance the clinical and translational research agenda of the Hollings Cancer Center and provide leadership in multidisciplinary clinical programs that advance the science of oncology
  • Active clinician
  • Eligible and/or licensed to practice medicine in the State of South Carolina

Continuing Education Requirements: Participates in continuing educational activities to maintain board certification and SC medical license.

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.