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Oncologist | Clinical/Translational Investigator - Lung Cancer | Internal Medicine SOM - (F67120)


Oncologist | Clinical/Translational Investigator - Lung Cancer | Internal Medicine SOM - (F67120)

  • req2607
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
  • Department of Internal Medicine | Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Mission or Goal of Unit: Pursue the Research, Clinical, and Education Missions of the academic medical center in the areas of Hematology, Oncology, and Palliative Care. Through bench research, clinical trials and the rigorous study of prevention and control, our scientists pursue the many roles of medicine in treating, preventing and controlling the adverse effects of cancer. Our hallmark activity is translational research, where our physicians and scientists work to bring laboratory discoveries to the patient bedside as quickly and safely as possible. Through our training programs, our faculty train the next generation of scientists and physicians to further advance science and practice.

Chief Purpose of this position: Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care and Massey Cancer Center is seeking an Oncologist | Clinical & Translational Investigator. This position will be responsible for developing the Thoracic Oncology Program at Massey Cancer Center. This position offers the opportunity to be a program leader based on experience. This position will have a role in advancing the clinical research mission and will be expected to work collaboratively with other members of the Massey Cancer Center.

Position Responsibilities:

Teaching | Trains medical students, residents and fellows in the lab and while in the clinic. Expected to actively participate in providing clinical research opportunities to fellows.

Research | This position will be responsible for bringing the most innovative clinical trials in Thoracic Oncology to the Massey Cancer Center and the VCU region utilizing intra and extramural partnerships. Ability to collaborate with Basic Science Investigators will be key in developing a translational research program. This position will be expected to establish extramural partnerships with the ultimate goal of offering the most innovative drugs in Thoracic Oncology to patients at the Massey Cancer Center before they are standard of care.

Service | It is expected that the person in this position will be active in decreasing Health Disparities in the community served by Massey/VCU

Clinical | Attends on the inpatient wards and consult service, and/or sees patients in the outpatient clinic with a focus on lung cancer.

Required Qualifications:
  • MD; Board certified or eligible in Medical Oncology or Hematology
  • Eligible for Virginia licensure
  • Clinical trial leadership experience
  • Interest in developing a subspecialty in medical oncology practice
  • Experience in program building
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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