Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 12658
Specific Title: Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a visionary academic leader to serve as the Division Chief, of Hematology-Oncology. This is a full-time faculty position at the Associate/Full Professor level. The successful candidate should have a strong background in academic leadership, research and teaching. Experience should include evidence of effective communication, mentorship, and change management. Ideally, the candidate would be a proven leader with a strong national reputation in Hematology-Oncology and history of research accomplishments who is poised to lead the department to the next level of excellence.
Riley Hospital for Children is the only comprehensive Children's Hospital in the state and includes two recently completed clinical towers, one for children and a second maternity/NICU tower. Over 350 new oncology patients are diagnosed each year, and the Division is Indiana's only pediatric program to offer precision genomics. There are currently 37 faculty members in Hematology-Oncology, and the hospital has active programs in: Neuro-Oncology, Stem Cell Transplantation, Immune Oncology, Oncology survivorship, new agent Phase I program (NCI-supported), and Neurofibromatosis clinical research. The Wells Center for Pediatric Research at Riley Hospital has internationally prominent research programs in neurofibromatosis, pediatric sarcomas, stem cell biology including endothelial/mesenchymal biogenesis, leukemogenesis and DNA repair, and gene therapy. Riley Hospital for Children cares for nearly 3,000 hematology pediatric patients for diseases such as sickle cell, thalassemia, and bleeding and clotting disorders. There are also multidisciplinary clinics in bone marrow failure and in the care of patients with immunodeficiencies. The candidate will join a rich multidisciplinary team of researchers, physicians, nurses, neurologists, pharmacists, psychologists and social workers who care for these children.
The Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine is located in Indianapolis. Co-located is the state's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center caring for patients. The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the leading academic cancer research centers in the nation with over 270 members conducting translational research in pediatric and adult cancers. Faculty in the Department of Pediatrics have multiple leadership roles in this NCI designated research center. In addition, the school also has a NIH designated Cooperative Center for Excellence in Molecular Hematology (CEMH) and a T32 focused on hematopoiesis and genetic disease. These school-wide programs are led by investigators in the Department of Pediatrics. The Department of Pediatrics at IU/Riley is consistently in the top 10 Departments in the US in NIH funding.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top ranked international
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.