Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist for Comprehensive Brain Tumor Program
Medical College of Wisconsin
March 6, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – Medical College of Wisconsin
The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT at the Medical College of Wisconsin is recruiting a second pediatric neuro-oncologist with a research focus to join our faculty.
The Pediatric Cancer Program at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, in Milwaukee, is one of the premiere childhood cancer and hematology programs in the Midwest, serving infants, children, adolescents and young adults with cancer and blood disorders. Our MACC Fund Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin provides care for the majority of children with cancer in the state. We have a 24-bed inpatient unit, an outpatient clinic, and a day hospital staffed by more than 20 pediatric hematologist-oncologists, 6 Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellows, and a BMT Fellow. We are the highest COG enroller in the Midwest, an institutional member of several phase 1 consortia, and have 20-30 investigator-initiated early phase clinical trials open for accrual. A large Clinical Trials Office, a Clinical and Translational Science Institute, a Genomics Sciences & Precision Medicine Center, an Institutional Cancer Center, a vibrant pediatric immunotherapy program, and a dedicated cohort of PhD scientists support our investigators. We are dedicated to excellent patient care and expanding therapeutic opportunities through early phase clinical trials.
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Program at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) is an interdisciplinary program that is comprised of medical and surgical subspecialists who meet weekly in a multi-disciplinary clinic supported by a nurse coordinator, a nurse practitioner, child life, social work, dietitians, and rehabilitation specialists. Facilities include a Positron Emission Tomography (PET)-MRI, a pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), and a dedicated pediatric neuroscience and rehabilitation unit with a newly constructed neurorehabilitation gym. Recruitment of an oncologist with interest in translational or laboratory research in brain tumors is essential for further programmatic growth. Substantial resources and protected time are available to support the development of a vibrant research program.
Job Requirements: Candidates should be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Experience as a practicing neuro-oncologist and/or formal pediatric neuro-oncology fellowship training is preferred but not required. Additionally, candidates should have experience in conducting laboratory based or translational research in pediatric oncology focused on neuro-oncology. Candidates will be expected to have or to develop an externally funded research program.
For inquiries, please contact:
Cindy L. Schwartz, M.D., M.P.H. Professor of Pediatrics Section Chief, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: 414-955-4170
Additional Salary Information: A competitive compensation package and an academic appointment commensurate with training and experience are available. For consideration, please apply online here: https://www.mcw.edu/Human-Resources/Career-Opportunities.htm
Internal Number: 22648
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