The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology of the Stanford University School of Medicine, is seeking board certified/eligible applicants who can contribute to the Division’s clinical and research enterprise at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in the Medical Center or Clinician Educator lines. Excellent opportunities for clinical research and clinical program development are available with a clinical focus in either pediatric hematology and/or oncology. Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the candidate.
The major criteria for appointment in the Medical Center Line are excellence in the overall mix of scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, clinical care, teaching, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
The major criterion for appointment in the Clinician Educator line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care and clinical teaching appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
This recruitment supports an ongoing initiative in the Department of Pediatrics to expand the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and its research and clinical programs. Successful applicants will have demonstrated outstanding (or the promise of outstanding) clinical/ translational research and clinical program development relevant to pediatric hematology/oncology. Successful candidates must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and be board certified or eligible for certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.
The Division currently has over 19 full time faculty members in two sections, Hematology and Oncology. The Division's work bridges the worlds of basic science, clinical research and diagnosis, and the treatment of cancer. We are a recognized leader in clinical and translational research aimed at improving the lives of children suffering from hematologic diseases and cancer.
Senior faculty membe...rs play key roles in the Children's Oncology Group and in other national and international research consortia. All of the members of the division are actively involved in basic, clinical or translational research. With over 170 new oncologic diagnosis a year and a large number of referrals, we are the largest oncology center in Northern California and one of the largest on the West Coast.
Our program is also closely aligned with the Neuro-Oncology program led by the Department of Neurology and stem cell transplantation program led by the Division of Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine.