Chief, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
Executive Committee Member, Masonic Cancer Center
University of Minnesota Medical School
The Department of Medicine at the University of Minnesota is seeking a nationally funded clinical investigator to serve as the next Chief for the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation (HOT) and as the new Executive Committee Member for the Masonic Cancer Center. The HOT Division has extensive research in broad areas of areas of hematology, oncology or hematopoietic cell transplantation. With nearly 50 years of experience in blood and marrow transplantation, University of Minnesota researchers were pioneers in this field; HOT Division faculty serve as the prime clinical and experimental investigators in the NCI-Designated Masonic Cancer Center.
The HOT Division is the second largest in the Department of Medicine with $16.8 million in clinical revenues at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. The division, with $5.1 million in grants, represents a sizable fraction of the Department of Medicine which has a total of approximately $29 million in NIH-funded research grants. With 68 total clinical trials affiliated with the HOT Division, Masonic Cancer Center and University of Minnesota Clinical Translational Science Institute, the Masonic Cancer Center serves as the hub for cancer research at the University of Minnesota.
The preferred candidate will have an established record of success in research including, peer-reviewed national funding in any of the broad areas of hematology, oncology or hematopoietic cell transplantation along with, excellence in clinical and administrative leadership spheres to lead this successful and diverse academic division. Reporting to the Chair of Medicine, the Division Director will lead and promote academic hematology and oncology activities in: basic and translational research; excellent clinical care and programs; and high quality education of trainees at multiple levels.
The Director must be a visionary leader and funded investigator with research expertise whose passion for the educational, clinical, and research missions energize the faculty, staff, and learners, focusing their efforts on a strategic vision of excellence in all missions. By leveraging the existing strengths of an already strong Division, the successful candidate will have access to more than 8,500 sq. ft. of lab space dedicated to sponsored research plus ample additional laboratory space in the Masonic Cancer Center for recruitment assigned in collaboration with the Masonic Cancer Center Director for the expansion and promotion of new programmatic initiatives in basic and translational research in areas related to hematology, oncology and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including a letter of intent and curriculum vitae) can be submitted electronically (PDF files) by end of business May 1, 2017, in confidence to:
Bernard Godley, MD, PhD, Senior Client Partner, Academic Healthcare Practice, Korn Ferry
Tonika Lam, PhD, Senior Associate, Academic Healthcare Practice, Korn Ferry
University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.