Professor Term (Open Rank) - Pediatric Hematology Oncology Division Chief

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

ID: 7252613 (Ref.No. R104705)
Posted: June 5, 2024

Job Description

Department:

Pediatric Administration

Location:

Health Sciences Center

Time Type:

Full time

Worker Type:

Regular Term (Fixed Term)

Job Req ID:

R104705

Position Description:

HemOnc Division Chief

The University of Louisville School of Medicine, affiliated with the Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, is seeking a chief of pediatric hematology/oncology. The selected candidate will have demonstrated leadership experience in both academic research and clinical innovation. The chief will have the opportunity to grow the specialty through recruitment and to support faculty in developing innovative programs. The opportunity is both a clinical and faculty position, with responsibility for supervising research, teaching excellence and cutting-edge clinical care.

The chief will have the opportunity to grow the pediatric hematology/oncology research program, including the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) program, through the recruitment of physician scientists. Direction of the research program and mentorship of junior faculty on scholarship could be handled directly by the chief, or indirectly through an assistant division chief or other senior faculty leaders with responsibility for research.

The chief will collaborate with university and hospital partners to create a strategic plan that garners research funding and philanthropic support. This leader will help make the hematology/oncology program a destination of choice for patients, clinicians and scientists in the region. Additionally, the selected candidate will be skilled at engaging with community stakeholders, creating a team environment where all team members feel engaged with the mission of the program, and building a highly motivated and engaged physician workforce.

As an integrated entity since 2020, UofL School of Medicine and Norton Children’s Medical Group, has recruited well over 100 providers; added four new accredited fellowships; increased outreach throughout Kentucky; and increased National Institutes of Health grants, industry-sponsored grants, and registry and trial drug network funding through Norton Children’s Research Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine.

  • Board certification in pediatric hematology/oncology preferred.

  • Experience with leading studies and publishing original scholarship in pediatric hematology/oncology.

  • Academic credentials that merit appointment at the associate professor or professor level.

  • Executive and strategic leadership for the program, in partnership with the chair of pediatrics.

  • Responsibility to develop and implement a research plan integrating clinical, translational, basic science and health services research opportunities.

  • Opportunity to recruit faculty whose clinical expertise and research interests are consistent with the goals and direction of the program.

  • Supervision of clinical training and education for medical students, residents and fellows.

  • Management of clinical services while carrying an appropriate clinical load within the specialty.

  • Ongoing commitment to building a culture of engagement, team collaboration, and excellence in scholarship, teaching and service.

  • Medical degree/diploma.

  • Residency/fellowship certification.

  • Kentucky medical license or license eligible.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employment@louisville.edu or 502.852.6258.

Assistance and Accommodations

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 215 Central Avenue, Ste 205 - Louisville, Kentucky 40208.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, please contact us by email at employment@louisville.edu or by phone 502-852-6258.



Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at [email protected] or 502.852.6258. Assistance and Accommodations Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 215 Central Avenue, Ste 205 - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, please contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone 502-852-6258. About the University of Louisville In 2023, the University of Louisville celebrates its quasquibicentennial, the 225th anniversary of the 1798 beginnings of higher education in Louisville. One of the nation’s first city-owned, public universities, UofL today is a vital ecosystem that creates thriving futures for students, our community and society. As one of only 79 universities in the United States to earn recognition by the Carnegie Foundation as both a Research 1 and a Community Engaged university, we impact lives in areas of student success and research and innovation, while our dynamic connection with our local and global communities provides unparalleled opportunities for students and citizens both. The university serves as an engine that powers Metro Louisville and the commonwealth and as a classroom for UofL’s more than 23,000 students, who benefit from partnerships with top employers and a wide range of community service opportunities. To learn more, visit louisville.edu. The University of Louisville is a public university in Louisville, Kentucky. It is a member of the Kentucky state university system.