FACULTY POSITIONS IN GENITOURINARY ONCOLOGY

Location
New Mexico
Posted
Nov 04, 2021
Position Type
Permanent

FACULTY POSITIONS IN GENITOURINARY ONCOLOGY

IN CLINICAL CARE AND CLINICAL RESEARCH

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO CANCER CENTER

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

The University of New Mexico NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC) and the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology at the UNM School of Medicine invite applications from physicians or physician scientists with training and expertise in medical oncology and a focused interest in clinical care and clinical/translational research for patients with genitourinary malignancies. The successful applicant will participate in the multidisciplinary care of patients and in the design of cancer clinical trials as a member of the Multidisciplinary Clinical Working Group in Genitourinary Malignancies. This is an Open Rank, Open Track position. Faculty rank and appointment will be commensurate with accomplishments. Emphasis is placed on the ability to foster interactions between laboratory and clinical investigators, to participate in multidisciplinary clinical trial teams, and to participate in the teaching mission of the Division, Center, and institution. Excellent salaries and start up packages are available. 

Minimum qualifications include: 1) MD or MD/PhD degree or equivalent with board certification in Internal Medicine; 2) Board certification or eligibility in Medical Oncology; 3) Experience in cancer clinical trials with a focused interest in genitourinary malignancies, and 4) Must be eligible to work in the U.S.. Preferred qualifications include: 1) Experience in cancer clinical trial design and conduct; 2) Experience in translational research; and 3) Experience in trainee education and mentorship.

The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius. Its 124 board-certified oncology specialty physicians include cancer surgeons in every specialty (abdominal, thoracic, bone and soft tissue, neurosurgery, genitourinary, gynecology, and head and neck cancers), adult and pediatric hematologists/medical oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, and radiation oncologists. They, along with more than 600 other cancer healthcare professionals (nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists, navigators, psychologists, and social workers), provide treatment to 65% of New Mexico’s cancer patients from all across the state and partner with community health systems statewide to provide cancer care closer to home. They treated 13,578 patients in 105,748 ambulatory clinic visits in addition to inpatient hospitalizations at UNM Hospital. A total of 1,610 patients participated in cancer clinical trials, including 696 patients who participated in clinical trials testing new cancer treatments that include tests of novel cancer prevention strategies and cancer genome sequencing. The 132 cancer research scientists affiliated with the UNMCCC were awarded $34.5 million in federal and private grants and contracts for cancer research projects and published 301 high quality publications. Promoting economic development, they filed more than 30 new patents since FY16, and since 2010, have launched 11 new biotechnology start-up companies. Scientists associated with the UNMCCC Cancer Control & Disparities have conducted more than 60 statewide community-based cancer education, prevention, screening, and behavioral intervention studies involving more than 10,000 New Mexicans. Finally, the physicians, scientists, and staff have provided education and training experiences to more than 230 high school, undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral fellowship students in cancer research and cancer health care delivery. Learn more at: http://cancer.unm.edu/

To apply and view the complete description, please access req12866 at: https://unm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=9556&site=14. Complete applications will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with mailing address, phone numbers, and e-mail address.

For all inquiries or questions, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Denise Osborne at: dosborne@salud.unm.edu or: (505) 925-0415.

This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law. UNM’s confidential policy (Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment, UNM Board of Regents Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at: http://policy.unm.edu/regents-policies/section-6/6-7.html

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer