The Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center invites applications from early/mid-career pediatric hematologists-oncologists to join our Pediatric Hematologic Malignancy Center at the Assistant Professor level. The appointee will be a faculty member of the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School. The responsibilities of the position will include the clinical care of pediatric patients with hematologic malignancies in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. There will be significant non-clinical time set aside for clinical research, administrative responsibilities and other academic pursuits, including the potential to lead the Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma program within our division. This person will be expected and encouraged to contribute to the Institute’s educational mission by teaching in both informal and formal settings and may be asked to participate in the departmental teaching and mentoring programs for fellows, residents and medical students.
The Pediatric Hematologic Malignancy Center is internationally recognized as a leader in clinical care and research. Approximately 120+ patients with newly diagnosed leukemias, lymphomas, myelodysplastic syndromes and histiocytic neoplasms are seen each year. Our group is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Phase I consortium, the Therapeutic Advances in Childhood Leukemia/Lymphoma (TACL) consortium, the Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Consortium and is the sponsor and coordinating center for the DFCI Childhood ALL Consortium. Our faculty lead innovative investigator-initiated, consortium and industry-sponsored clinical trials and closely collaborate with leading physician scientists within our division and throughout the Harvard Medical School community.
Qualified candidates should have an MD degree, be board-certified in pediatric hematology-oncology, and have experience caring for pediatric patients with hematologic malignancies. Clinical expertise and research experience focused on pediatric lymphoma is desirable. Salary offered will be consistent with fair market rate and commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a statement of interest to:
Scott A. Armstrong, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Pediatric Oncology Dana Farber Cancer Institute
and Vijay Sankaran, M.D., Ph.D. Division of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital
c/o Tara Roderick Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 firstname.lastname@example.org
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