Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 16FA1099
The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey with the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, is recruiting an academically oriented neurosurgeon with an interest in spine oncology and complex spine reconstruction. This is a full-time position practicing within Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center within the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences at Rutgers University. This position will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Surgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, within the Section of Neurosurgery at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The successful candidate will be able to establish an active clinical practice in neurosurgery at an NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and contribute 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. He/She will become part of a 20 person Division of Surgical Oncology 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 (CINJ) is one of only 45 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, the only such center in New Jersey, and a leader in laboratory, clinical prevention and public health science. CINJ offers world-class quality cancer care providing the most advanced medicines and treatment options for patients in its New Brunswick facility as well as at its Network of hospitals across the state. CINJ manages more than 90,000 patient visits per year and the CINJ Network of hospitals provides care for approximately 35 to 40 percent of all cancer patients in the state of New Jersey.
The Division of Surgical Oncology is a rapidly growing academic program currently with 24 full-time faculty members. It is involved with the leadership of major initiatives within the cancer center, including programs in Breast Oncology, GI Oncology, Melanoma/Sarcoma, General Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Oncology, Neurosurgical Oncology, Urologic Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, developmental therapeutics, tumor immunology and gene therapy of cancer.
Home Location Campus: Downtown New Brunswick
Department: Cancer Institute of New Jersey