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Columbia University Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001602

Field(s) of Specialization Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation

Position Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Department PED Pediatrics

Division Pediatrics

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

SEEKING: Full-time Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC (pediatric neuro-oncologist) in the Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at Columbia University Medical Center.

DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York Presbyterian Hospital are recruiting for a full-time academic pediatric faculty member in the Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at the Assistant on the non-tenure track. This position will be dedicated to neuro-oncology and will involve patient care and clinical research, preferably with a focus on Novel Drug Delivery Clinical Research for Pediatric Brain Tumors. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to partner with the outstanding laboratory research faculty within the division and Neurosurgery, Neuro-Pathology , Radiation Oncology and Biomedical Engineering who have interests in novel approaches in drug delivery for brain tumors .Collaboration with adult neuro-oncology and other members of the NCI-designated Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute for Cancer Genetics and Mailman School of Public Health is strongly encouraged and supported.

Founded in 1959, The Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant at Columbia Children’s Health, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital- New York Presbyterian (MSCHONY) is one of the oldest and most comprehensive centers in the country focused on treating children with cancer and blood disorders. CHONY has 202 inpatient pediatric beds, including a 54-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and 10 operating rooms. Our division is currently composed of 16 full-time faculty, 4 research RN/NP, 8 clinical research associates, and 2 regulatory specialists and includes an ACGME-accredited Fellowship Program. The division plays active roles in the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and National Experimental Therapeutics Consortium (Head Start), Therapeutic Advances for Childhood Leukemia (TACL) and Genomic Analysis Informs Novel/ Individualized Cancer Therapy (GAIN/ iCAT) consortia. Embedded within the division are the “PIPseq” (Precision in Pediatrics through Sequencing) precision oncology and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation Developmental Therapeutics (PCFDTP) Programs. Columbia serves as the hub for a city-wide effort to provide whole exome sequencing to all children with cancer and is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated COG Phase I center serving the New York, Northern New Jersey and Connecticut tri-state region with a population in excess of 20 million. A Novel Drug Delivery for Pediatric Brain Tumors Research Initiative has been recently launched at CUMC and the successful candidate will be involved in managing a number of novel clinical studies.

Minimum Degree Required

M.D. or D.O degree

Minimum Qualifications

Board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Eligible for licensure in the State of New York.

Preferred Qualifications

Neuro-oncology fellowship or at least 3 years post graduate training preferred.

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 03/27/2020

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have a medical degree?

(Open Ended Question)

  • * Are you Board Certified or eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology?

  • Yes

  • No

  • * Are you Board Certified in Pediatrics?

  • Yes

  • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References