Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor, Clinical Scholar Pathway, in the Department of Medicine

Burlington, Vermont
Nov 06, 2017
Position Type

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine and its teaching hospital, the University of Vermont Medical Center, is seeking an oncologist at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level on the Clinical Scholar Pathway. The Clinical Scholar pathway position will focus on clinical expertise in solid tumors including lung, genitourinary, breast, or melanoma cancers. Opportunities to develop and implement a cancer clinical trial program with an emphasis on translation and therapeutics in her/his area of expertise are available. Candidates with expertise in health outcomes research are also encouraged.

Founded in 1974, the Vermont Cancer Center at the University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine enjoys a clinical partnership with the University of Vermont Medical Center. The organization is comprised of more than 120 scientists and physicians engaged in a full range of basic, translational, clinical, epidemiologic, and outcomes research that seeks to uncover new knowledge. Our established clinical research program offers participation in trials sponsored by local investigators, the NCI National Clinical Trial Network (NCTN), and industry. The University of Vermont holds main member status within the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. The University of Vermont Medical Center is currently the center of an expanding network of community and regional medical centers in Vermont and northern New York State called the University of Vermont Health Network.

Applicants must be ABIM eligible or certified in Medical Oncology (and Hematology, preferred) with a demonstrated potential to support clinical research and must be eligible for licensure in the State of Vermont and hospital privileges at UVM Medical Center. Board eligible applicants must be within three years of fellowship completion and must obtain board certification in medical oncology. The ideal candidate will be an accomplished interdisciplinary teacher, a skillful clinician, and have appropriate research experience.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Applicants must apply online at: under Position No. 00022039 with curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Questions about this opportunity may be directed to: Dr. Neil Zakai, Chair, Search Committee, University of Vermont, Given E-214, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, ATTN: Denise Russell; phone: 802-656-5487, fax 802-656-5414, or via email:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.