St Jude Faculty Position in Cancer Predisposition
We seek a highly motivated faculty-level investigator (clinician scientist track) with training in hematology and oncology and a strong interest in genetics to participate in clinical and research initiatives in cancer genomics. The faculty member will be housed in the Division of Cancer Predisposition, a newly formed Section within the Department of Oncology that is dedicated to the evaluation and management of children and families at increased genetic risk for cancer.
The Division provides a highly collaborative and interactive environment where the faculty member will have ample opportunities to participate in clinical, educational and translational research initiatives centered around clinical germline and tumor genomics and the integration of genomic information into patient care. As an integral member of a team of other physician-investigators, genetic counselors and nurses, the faculty member will be able to carry out research projects focused on advancing understanding of childhood cancers and improving upon their treatment. The faculty member will have access to research assistants, computational biologists, genome scientists, and many other resources, which will facilitate their research investigations and ensure their success.
Successful candidates will have expertise in the areas of hematology and oncology and interest in cancer genetics. Candidates should have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree and be Board certified or Board-eligible in clinical genetics and/or hematology-oncology (pediatric or adult).
Posted July 1, 2020