This position is a junior-level, faculty position. This position will have a role in advancing the research mission and will be expected to work collaboratively with other members of the Massey Cancer Center.
1.Teaching Trains medical students, residents and fellows in the lab and while in the clinic. Trains postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, or undergraduate students in the lab. Expected to actively participate in providing laboratory research opportunities to fellows.
2.Research Directs a research lab and complies with all regulatory requirements. Supervises laboratory personnel. Seeks advice from mentors regarding grant applications, publications, resource utilization, and other research endeavors on a regular basis to ensure research plan stays on track. Writes and submits multiple grant applications during the course of the academic year. Writes and publishes multiple manuscripts during the course of an academic year. If successful in obtaining grants, serves as a PI on peer-reviewed grants and is responsible for complying with all institution and sponsors terms and conditions for grant funding. Ensures resources are utilized optimally for advancing the research program. Develops clinical trial protocols. Participates and engages other members of the Massey Cancer Center and the Department of Internal Medicine in collaborative research projects. Stays up to date on the clinical trial menu offered through the Massey Cancer Center and educates patients on their options for treatment on clinical trials.
3.Service Serves on institutional committees, study sections, review groups, and as a reviewer for journals.
4.Clinical Attends on the inpatient wards and consult service, and/or sees patients in the outpatient clinic. Total clinical effort should not exceed 20% effort.
MD or MD, PhD; Board certified or eligible in medical oncology and eligible for Virginia licensure
Clinical focus in sarcomas
Clinical and laboratory research focus in Succinate Dehydrogenase Deficient Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Track record of scientific achievement reflected by both sustained and recent publications.
Robust clinical training or experience in care of GIST patients preferred.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
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