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Open Rank Faculty Scientist or Physician-Scientist, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Charlottesville

Open Rank Faculty Scientist or Physician-Scientist, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

  • R0032480
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine seeks a PhD Scientist, MD or MD/PhD Physician-Scientist to join our growing Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor on the tenure track. The appointee will join an outstanding Pediatric Hematology/Oncology group of clinicians and scientists with expertise in hematologic malignancies, pediatric sarcomas and embryonal tumors, central nervous system malignancies, stem cell transplant and immunotherapy, and be welcomed into the highly collaborative environment of the University of Virginia. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding interpersonal and communications skills, share our institutional values of commitments to professionalism and integrity, personal accountability, excellence across all our missions and steadfast respect for others while developing an independent scientific program aiming to serve the world through discovery.

Ideal candidates will be wet or dry laboratory-based investigators with an exceptional record of research accomplishment and whose research programs emphasize benign or malignant disorders of hematopoiesis, central nervous system (CNS) cancers, non-CNS solid tumors of children, immune deficiency states or disorders of hemostasis. Applicants with clinical and/or translational research interests are also encouraged to apply. An applicant’s track record should demonstrate achievements or strong potential for developing an innovative research program that can attract sustained extramural funding. The chosen candidate will be appointed at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level and receive a generous start up package and protected time to enable establishment of their research program. Adjunct appointments appropriate to the candidate’s research focus are available to allow participation in degree-granting graduate and MD/PhD training programs. The appointee will have access to a broad array of shared resources across grounds to enable their research.

The University of Virginia, School of Medicine and affiliated UVA Health form the premier medical research institution in the Commonwealth of Virginia and have a rich tradition of discovery, translational, clinical and outcomes-based health services research grounded in a culture of collaboration and service. Our UVA Cancer Center was recently granted comprehensive status by the National Cancer Institute, and a diverse group of research-oriented schools and centers across grounds provide a rich platform for shared discovery. The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, VA, situated in the Blue Ridge mountains and picturesque Shenandoah Valley just 100 miles from Washington, DC. Our region boasts outstanding opportunities for outdoor recreation year round, including hiking, water-based recreation and skiing. Likewise, it is a short drive to Virginia beach and other types of costal recreation. Some of the finest restaurants and music are showcased on the Downtown Mall, the longest contiguous outdoor mall in the US. Our city is serviced by a regional airport, and travel by rail to cities throughout the eastern US is accomplished via a train station within walking distance of UVA. Charlottesville is routinely listed among the most desirable cities in which to live, raise a family and retire.

Priority application review will begin March 2, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled.

TO APPLY:

Please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition # R0032480. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile and search “Find Jobs,” and search for requisition # R0032480 . Complete an application online and attach the following documents:
  • Cover letter
  • CV/resume
  • Statement addressing efforts and commitment to community diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Research summary of 3 pages or less
  • 3 Letters of recommendation , please address letters of reference to:


Michael E. Engel, MD, PhD

Karen Jargowsky Centennial Professor of Pediatrics

Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Vice Chair for Pediatric Research

Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

University of Virginia School of Medicine

The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check and pre-employment health screening. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

For additional information about the position please contact: Michael Engel, MD, PhD, via email at MEE2MJ@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu .

For further information regarding the application process, please contact, Michelle Williams, Senior Recruiter/Faculty Search Advisor via email at mew8js@virginia.edu or Christi Maguire, Academic Recruiter via email at clm8sd@virginia.edu .

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

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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