Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is currently seeking a service chief of international stature to lead the Hematologic Malignancies Service in the Department of Pediatrics. The ideal candidate should have an outstanding record of leadership and academic accomplishment, with vision to integrate and advance the science in hematologic malignancies, genomics and novel targeted therapies. Successful applicants will have a demonstrated record of clinical excellence and interest or expertise in clinical/translational research and clinical trials. The Chief will also work closely with members of other departments, services and centers to foster a culture of outstanding patient-centered care.
Candidates must have a strong record of achievement as a physician and/or clinician-investigator in the field of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and must possess an MD, board certification in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, and eligibility for medical licensure in New York State. Applicants should be experienced in investigator-initiated cancer clinical trials, in mentoring junior faculty, and have a demonstrated record of academic accomplishment, including relevant, peer-reviewed publications, external funding and/or strong potential to establish an independent line of research. The successful candidate should have a vision about how to leverage areas of existing strength at MSK (genomics, epigenetics, cellular therapies, immuno-oncology, developmental therapeutics) and new recruitments that will empower new innovations for patients with hematologic malignancies. The Chief will work closely with the Chair as part of the departmental leadership team.
This full-time position provides a unique opportunity for a blend of leadership, patient care, teaching/fellowship training, research, and program development. This search is open to potential faculty at all senior levels of career experience. Appointments will be made at an academic level commensurate with the appointee’s experience. A parallel appointment as Associate Professor or Professor of Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College will be available. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. For further information, or to apply, please send a letter of interest, CV and Bibliography.
Please forward letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and bibliography to:
Andrew L. Kung, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
c/o Christina Rinaldi
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065