The Division of Hematology, Oncology & Transplantation (HOT) and the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, is seeking an academic physician with training and experience thoracic cancers. The ideal candidate will have translational research experience and clinical expertise in thoracic cancers, as well as independently obtained research funding. An endowed chair opportunity exists for those candidates possessing distinguished research and scholarship endeavors. This individual will assume a key leadership role in the development, implementation, and supervision of innovative research projects and clinical trials in the treatment of cancer. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take the lead on thoracic oncology clinical trials, serve as the on-site lead on trials via cooperative groups including the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium, and collaborate extensively with research team members involved in support of critical research goals. The MN Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) is led by the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota and brings together healthcare organizations across the state. This position will also offer opportunities for close interaction and collaboration with basic scientists at the leading edge of thoracic cancer research, including the MNCCTB, monthly Thoracic Cancer Translational Working Group and bi-weekly Molecular Tumor Board. This individual will also participate in the inpatient and outpatient clinical care of hematology/oncology patients as well as teaching of medical students and post-graduate trainees. Faculty in the HOT Division have the opportunity to work in partnership with The Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota which is a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute. Since 1991, researchers, educators, and care providers have worked collaboratively to discover the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of cancer and cancer-related disease. Learn more at cancer.umn.edu. The Masonic Cancer Center offers faculty a collaborative research environment focused on the causes, prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer; applying that knowledge to improve quality of life for patients and survivors; and sharing its discoveries with other scientists, students, professionals, and the community.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2018_tcd-fpa-75100-ben-0105-10.pdf
• M.D. and Board Eligible or Certified in Medical Oncology • Demonstrated excellence in patient care • Demonstrated enthusiasm for medical education and strong teaching skills • Must have or be able to attain a medical license in the state of MN • Must be able to pass credentialing at all applicable sites
Applicants must have the ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.
Internal Number: 327871
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