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Pediatric Oncologist
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Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: April 10, 2021

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The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. Position/Rank Pediatric Oncologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications Department 00857 - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology City Salt Lake City, UT Track Track Dependent on Qualifications New Position to Begin FY2022 Details This is an outstanding opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work in Primary Children's Hospital ( PCH ) with a childhood cancer program that U.S. News ranks among the top 30 in the nation. The Pediatric Oncologist will join the Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Program in the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology ( BMT ). He/she will provide care to pediatric bone marrow transplant patients starting with initial consultation, preparation for and performance of the transplant process, and post-transplant care, including long term follow-up. Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children's Hospital ( PCH ). Active clinical programs include cellular and immune therapies and transplantation for hematologic malignancies, selected solid tumors, non-malignant disorders including bone marrow failure syndromes, immunodeficiencies, metabolic disorders and hemoglobinopathies. The BMT program directs an immune deficiency clinic consulting, evaluating and providing care to patients with immunodeficiencies. Active areas of research in the program include novel immune and cellular therapies, graft versus host disease, immunodeficiencies, and alternative stem cell transplants. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work with opportunities in education, investigation, administration as well as advocacy. The Division is made up of 20 pediatric oncologists, including 3 pediatric BMT attendings, and 3 PhD investigators who focus in one of four areas - Oncology, Hematology, Bone Marrow Transplantation, or Pediatric Cancer Genetics. The program sees over 200 newly diagnosed children annually between the ages of 0 and 21 years of age. It was the top enrolling COG institution last year and is an active member of other national consortiums including PBMTC , TACL , POETIC , NANT , PNOC , and the Sunshine Network. The division houses the only pediatric BMT service in the Intermountain West, performs over 35 transplants annually, and has an active CAR T cell program. The Oncology section is made up of 10 physicians with varying levels of clinical, research, and programmatic leadership responsibility in the areas of leukemia/lymphoma, neurooncology, blastomas, and sarcomas. The inpatient unit has 33 private patient rooms where all Hem/Onc patients are admitted. Inpatients are overseen by 3 Hem/Onc services: an inpatient attending/resident/fellow H/O service, a chemotherapy attending/advanced practitioner service, and a BMT service with advanced practitioner support. All medical, pathology, radiologic and surgical subspecialties are represented in the children's hospital. Opportunities to collaborate and/or lead clinical, translational and basic laboratory research projects/programs are available in the Department of Pediatrics and the Huntsman Cancer Institute, a NCI designated comprehensive cancer center connected to PCH . There are ongoing projects in value-based care, supportive oncology/palliative care, clinical trials, cancer genetics, laboratory research, outcomes, late effects and AYA programs. Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications. Interested individuals can apply at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/112176. Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Richard S. Lemons, M.D., Ph.D., at richard.lemons@hsc.utah.edu. The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department ranks within the top 15 Pediatric Departments in NIH funding and has a premier research enterprise providing infrastructure, faculty mentoring and grant writing support designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research. The University of Utah has a robust biotechnology and venture commercialization program. Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state's renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day's drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities. The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission. EEO/Non-Discrimination Information The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. Notice The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (" URS "). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. Special Instructions for Candidates Open Date 03/05/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Requisition Number PRN02588F Type Faculty Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Are you Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatrics?
    • yes
    • no
    • * Are you Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology?
      • yes
      • no - in last year of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship
      • no
      • * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
        • Yes
        • No
        • * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B status)?
          • Yes
          • No
          • * One measure of faculty diversity at the School of Medicine is the proportion of faculty members who come from a rural background. Did you graduate high school from a town with less than 10,000 persons?
            • Yes
            • No Required Documents
            • Cover Letter
            • Curriculum Vitae Optional Documents
            • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 - Member Copy 4) - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169
            • Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission

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