STAFF POSITION IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO

Location
Silver City, New Mexico
Posted
Sep 03, 2017
Position Type
Permanent

The University of New Mexico NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC) is seeking an ambitious physician with training and expertise in medical oncology and a focused interest in the treatment and management of patients with various malignancies to provide excellent patient care to serve the population of Silver City, New Mexico. Successful applicants will be expected to serve as a reference expert clinician and clinical investigator and to provide care in outpatient clinics and interact seamlessly with Hospitalists at GRMC in the consultation and treatment of patients. A full complement of support staff such as a dedicated mid level provider, and nurse/operations manager will be part of the supporting structure for this position. The successful applicants will have fellowship training and experience in the clinical care of various cancers and a strong interest in the development and conduct of clinical trials. Excellent salaries and sign on bonus available.

Minimum qualifications include:1) MD or equivalent with board certification in Internal Medicine; 2) Board certification/eligibility in Medical Oncology; 3) At least two years of hematology/oncology fellowship; and 4) Must be eligible to work in the U.S. (J-1 visa applicants will be considered). Preferred qualifications include:1) Experience in cancer clinical trial design; 2) Experience in resident/fellow education; and 3) Experience in clinical and translational research.

The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC) is the Official Cancer Center of State of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Center within a 500 mile radius. One of the premier cancer centers nationwide, the UNMCCC has 130 board certified oncology physicians and surgeons, forming New Mexico’s largest cancer care team and treats over 60 percent of New Mexicans diagnosed with cancer. Through its statewide cancer clinical trials network, considered an “exemplary national model for cancer clinical trials and health care delivery research,” the UNMCCC offers access to more than 175 clinical trials. The UNMCCC has 134 research-intensive faculty engaged in four research programs: Cancer Control & Disparities; Cancer Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics; Cancer Cell Biology and Signaling; and Cancer Therapeutics, supported by outstanding research resources including state of the art genomics, an NCI NEXT Center of Excellence for drug discovery and development, bioinformatics/biostatistics, tissue banking and analysis, and cell biology. Through its formal consortium partners (Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute), the UNMCCC integrates advanced computational, imaging, radioisotope, nanotechnology, and drug discovery capabilities into its innovative and rich scientific environment. Focused on discovering the causes and the cures for those cancers disproportionately affecting the multi ethnic peoples of the American Southwest, the UNMCCC has developed new diagnostics and treatments for leukemia, and cancers of the breast, lung, ovary, prostate, liver, pancreas, brain, and melanoma. Learn more at: www.cancer.unm.edu.

To apply and view the complete description, please access Staff Physician, ID #1280 at: http://unmmg.org/jobs.html. Complete applications will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with mailing address, phone numbers and email address.  

For all inquiries or questions, please contact: Search Chair: Richard Lauer, MD, UNMCC Deputy CEO and Chief Medical Officer at: rlauer@salud.unm.edu; or (505) 925-0479, or, Search Coordinator: Denise Osborne at: dosborne@salud.unm.edu; or (505) 925-0415.

The University of New Mexico Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is a not for profit 501(c)(3) corporation in Albuquerque, NM comprised of over 900 clinical practitioners, representing 152 specialties who are the exclusive caregivers to the state’s only academic medical center. UNM has undertaken new organizational structures that will drive a fully integrated, population based management program to serve the people of New Mexico.