The Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA in conjunction with the VCU Massey Cancer Center are recruiting an established and funded investigator to be the Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation. Candidates must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (tenure eligible), be Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, and have a strong track record of research funding. Candidates must also demonstrate leadership, vision and demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. The Division Chief will be expected to be involved in clinical, basic science, epidemiologic, or translational research and in research mentorship as well as teaching and clinical care. There are significant resources to support the academic mission and research including startup packages and laboratory space. The Massey Cancer Center is an NCI Designated Cancer Center with strong research groups in cell signaling, molecular genetics, developmental therapeutics, radiation biology and prevention and control which provides multiple opportunities for transdisciplinary collaborative science and clinical translation. As well, VCU has been awarded a CTSA grant by the NIH.
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at CHoR has a well-established Fellowship program. The division currently includes 9 full time faculty with interests in sickle cell disease, hemostasis, bone marrow transplantation, neuro-oncology, cancer survivorship and transitional care, etc. CHoR has the most active pediatric bone marrow and stem cell transplant service in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Board certified (MD or DO), current license to practice medicine
Strong research background
Previous experience as a program director or division head or equivalent experience
Experience in an academic medical center
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Presentations at national research meetings
Internal Number: F60670
About Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) is Central Virginia's only comprehensive, full-service children's hospital. As Virginia's only Level 1 pediatric trauma center, CHoR offers a wide range of children's health services, including pediatric emergency services, primary care, specialty and subspecialty care, burn, trauma, transplant and long-term care. With more than 15 locations across Central Virginia, CHoR provides pediatric inpatient and outpatient services that cover nearly all children's health-related needs.
As part of VCU Health, CHoR is committed to ensuring access to care for all children, training future pediatric caregivers and making new discoveries that improve understanding and treatment of childhood diseases.