The University of Chicago's Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, is searching for a full-time faculty member at any rank. The appointee will focus on the care of children, adolescents, and young adults undergoing stem cell transplant with an interest in gene therapy and leading curative options for patients with non-malignant disorders including sickle cell disease. They will work with members of our multidisciplinary stem cell transplantation team that is encompassed in the Combined Adult/Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant program. Development of translational or clinical protocols in transplantation for either malignant or benign hematological diseases is expected.
Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students, and scholarly activity. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications. Applicants with expertise in immunotherapy, stem cell therapeutics, or clinical trial design are encouraged to apply. However, we welcome applications from individuals with other transplantation experience with appropriate clinical experience.
The Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplantation at the University of Chicago has recently formed a partnership with the Advocate Children's Hospital Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The Children's Health Alliance (CCHA) reflects a collaboration among the University of Chicago Chicagoland Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, Advocate Children's Hospital and Pediatrics at NorthShore University Health System. The three organizations are committed to seamless, multidisciplinary teams who are passionate about providing the best possible care for children and their families. There has been a significant expansion of the Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program due to this recent partnership.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, 3) be BC/BE in pediatric hematology/oncology, and 4) have completed a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship. Assessment of applications will consider applicants with at least 3 years of experience in the management of patients undergoing stem cell transplantation and cellular therapies.
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago‚ Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/88765. Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography and cover letter. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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