The Department of Pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital/University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting one full-time academic pediatric oncologist to join our Pediatric Oncology Solid Tumor team. The position may be Assistant Professor without tenure or Associate Professor without tenure commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will be a board-eligible or board-certified pediatric hematologist/oncologist (MD, DO or foreign equivalent required)
Our Pediatric Oncology Solid Tumor Program serves as a national center of excellence for the treatment of children all types of solid tumors. The program boasts international leadership and collaboration through the Seattle Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Ben Town's Childhood Cancer Research Center, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. Therefore, our patients have unique access to a large portfolio of novel therapies including immunotherapy, targeted therapies, and a variety of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation strategies. Ongoing programmatic clinical research interests include novel molecular and immunologic therapies, innovative intra-operative tumor imaging, quality of life, outcomes and survivorship. Our highly competitive resident and hematology/oncology fellowship training programs offer a breadth of teaching opportunities.
The applicant should have a record as an outstanding clinician and strong teacher, with excellent interpersonal skills. The successful applicant will have sufficient expertise to function as or develop into a national leader for the treatment of children with solid tumors.
Seattle Children's serves as a tertiary referral center, with referrals from Washington, Alaska, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. The hospital recently had a significant expansion including a state of the art 48-bed inpatient cancer care unit and plans for construction of a major new ambulatory center are approved.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S,) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Interested persons should send a CV/Resume and References to:
Julie R. Park, MD Professor of Pediatrics Seattle Children's Hospital 4800 Sand Point Way Northeast, MB.8.501 Seattle, WA 98105 E-mail address: Julie.Park@Seattlechildrens.org
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