Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey with the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Barnabas Health System offers an exciting opportunity for an academically oriented neurosurgeon with an interest in spine oncology and complex spine reconstruction that will become part of our expanding Brain and Spine Tumor Program. This is a full-time faculty position at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, with appointment to Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. The Cancer Institute is part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Rutgers Health System at Rutgers University.
The Brain and Spine Tumor program is now seeing patients at a newly constructed, state of the art, location where patients receive a personalized, comprehensive approach to care for their benign and malignant brain tumors and are evaluated for multimodality treatments such as chemotherapy, minimally invasive surgical options, and radiation therapy including proton therapy and gamma knife. Our multidisciplinary team and bench to bedside approach offers patients access to newly innovative techniques driven by the collaboration between our clinical and research faculty. To see our facility, click http://cinj.org/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumor-program.
We seek a candidate who will be able to establish an active clinical practice in neurosurgery in addition to contributing to ongoing clinical and translational research and clinical trial accrual. He/She will also have an opportunity to potentially develop independent research initiatives with a broad range of potential clinical and basic science collaborators, and participate in a broad range of teaching initiatives with medical students, housestaff, and fellows. Fellowship training in minimally invasive spine surgery and complex spine reconstruction is favorable. MD required. Rank will be commensurate with experience and level of training.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is one of only 47 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, the only such center in New Jersey, and a leader in laboratory, clinical prevention and public health science. We offer world-class quality cancer care providing the most advanced medicines and treatment options for patients in its New Brunswick facility as well as a network across the state. We manage more than 100,000 patient visits per year and our oncology network provides care for approximately 35 to 40 percent of all cancer patients in the state of New Jersey. www.cinj.org
Minimum Education and Experience:
Fellowship training in minimally invasive spine surgery and complex spine reconstruction is favorable. MD required. Rank will be commensurate with experience and level of training.
Posting Number: 16FA1099
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
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