Job ID: 289742243
Last Updated: 1/14/2020
Physician- Hematology/Oncology -133
Physician ? Hematology / Oncology
West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology and the WVU Cancer Institute are seeking a Physician ? Hematology/Oncology qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, West Virginia. Enrollment of patients in clinical and translational research is a core institutional value supported by an excellent cancer clinical trials unit. Development of disease focused clinical and translational research within an individual faculty member?s area of clinical focus is also encouraged, and start-up support is available through the Cancer Institute and the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute for qualified applicants.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of hematology/oncology. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, it is expected that candidates sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported research program.
Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD, MD/PhD, DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited internal medicine residency and hematology/oncology or oncology fellowship and be board certified/eligible in oncology at the time of appointment. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
The WVU Cancer Institute is one of the country?s top USNWR rated cancer treatment centers. Multidisciplinary medical teams use the latest cancer therapies, sophisticated technologies, and patient-driven research to deliver the best possible treatment in state-of-the-art facilities. We offer treatment to those in West Virginia as well as patients from five bordering states. We have a very active clinical trials program, pharmaceutical studies, and emerging statewide clinical trials network.
We are experiencing exponential growth and are recruiting talented practitioners with an interest in academic careers. The WVU Cancer Institute has announced major expansion plans for the main campus in Morgantown, WV and has recently added several regional cancer treatment sites with continued planning efforts to add additional sites in the next 1-2 years.
The Section of Hematology / Oncology offers the opportunity to specialize in the following:
? Head / Neck
? Lung / Thoracic
? Bone / Connective Tissues
? Lymph / Hematopoietic
? Community Oncology
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University?s affiliated health system, West Virginia?s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children?s hospital that is under expansion, and all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/medicine/sections-of-medicine/hematologyoncology/ and apply online at https://re12.ultipro.com/WES1019UHA/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*75A4EF98FA9D897F
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West Virginia University University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer ? Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran ? and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
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