The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a board certified/eligible Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for its expanding pediatric stem cell transplantation and collection programs.
The candidate will serve as Director of the program to provide the next generation of leadership for the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy Program. Appointment will be tenure or non-tenure earning, at a faculty level commensurate with experience. Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree and be board certified in pediatric hematology/oncology. The Pediatric BMT Program currently has four clinical faculty members, is FACT accredited, and is a referral center for the region and Latin America. The primary responsibility of the Program Director will be effective program coordination and management, enhancement of quality and outcomes, and expansion of clinical, laboratory and translational research efforts. The successful candidate will have a track record in BMT/cellular therapy and will exhibit the qualities required for team building and being a successful leader in a complex, matrixed environment, including the ability to work collaboratively and effectively promote the program.
Successful candidates will have a reputation for commitment to clinical care. A record of clinical translational science is preferred. The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
The Division currently has comprehensive programs in oncology, neuro-oncology, sickle-cell disease, and hemophilia. The Division is an integral part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, a leading research institution, and the UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Department of Pediatrics ranks as one of the top Pediatric Programs for NIH funding. Excellent opportunities for participation in clinical or translational research collaborations are available within existing programs in tumor biology and immunology, tolerance and graft-versus-host disease. The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology is a full member of COG and has active federally funded programs in pediatric oncology and sickle cell disease within the state-of-the-art UM Batchelor Children’s Research Institute. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong academic and clinical background. The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology has undergone rapid growth with nine faculty members at present, three funded research laboratories, over 10 advanced practice nurses, four of whom are dedicated to the BMT program, a fellowship program, and is poised to continue this progress with investment from the Department, School, and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Faculty have access to several outstanding interdisciplinary programs including the UM CTSI, SPOREs, flagship programs in genomics/epigenomics and outcomes research and survivorship, amongst others. The Miami area provides a metropolitan lifestyle, excellent schools, and comfortable climate.
The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, an academic medical center founded in 1952, is proud to serve South Florida, South America and the Caribbean in education, research, patient care and community service. The founders of the Miller School of Medicine were true visionaries. They anticipated the tremendous need for excellent medical care within our community and set into motion a plan for the facility that now has more than 1 million patient encounters annually. Mission Statement: To provide great care and great doctors; To provide breakthrough medicine and life-changing discoveries; To develop the next generation of healthcare leaders