The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and The Children’s Hospital are pleased to announce the inception of a national search for the Ben Johnson Endowed Chair and Chief of the Jimmy Everest Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The new chief will have the great opportunity to establish the vision and strategy that will continue the division’s pursuit of clinical, educational and research excellence at both the state and national levels. We are seeking a candidate who is board certified in pediatrics and sub-board certified in pediatric hematology-oncology with MD or MD/PhD, who is nationally respected leader active at the national level with strong academic contributions to pediatric hematology/oncology, and ideally, has a demonstrated track record of external grant support. Also open to candidates who are strong clinical educators with strong leadership experience, academic contributions in their areas of interest, and proven plans and capabilities to foster the academic mission of the division and its faculty.
Key Opportunity Highlights:
Lead a growing, multifaceted division with thriving programs in pediatric and adolescent oncology, survivorship, bleeding and clotting disorders, including 340B hemophilia factor program, Thrombophilia, stem cell transplantation, Sickle Cell, neuro-oncology, benign hematology, and quality/chemotherapy safety
The state’s only comprehensive academic full-service pediatric hematology/oncology program
Thriving ACGME pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training program
Active basic research program in T and B-cell leukemia, using zebrafish models
Leadership in COG with accruals to clinical trials consistently in the 85th to 90th percentile
Active pharmaceutical-sponsored and investigator-initiated trials
Five $2 million Children's Hospital Foundation endowed research chairs
Stephenson Cancer Center is an NCI-designated center and ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as a Top 50 "Best Hospitals for Cancer"
Pencil beam scanning and adaptive aperture proton irradiation therapy
Receive outstanding compensation and faculty benefits, including but not limited to:
Highly competitive base compensation, pension, and benefits program
Free undergraduate tuition at the University of Oklahoma for dependent children
Live in the vibrant Oklahoma City metro area with great education opportunities, professional sports, a strong economy, a commitment to the arts and one of the lowest costs-of-living in the U.S.
Thank you in advance for your time and interest. For additional information about these exciting opportunities, please contact Wesley D. Millican, MBA, Physician Talent Officer, OU Medicine, Inc. at email@example.com. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, women and underrepresented minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
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