Clinical Faculty Member | Cancer Genetics

Location: Memphis, TN
Date Posted: 05-17-2018
We’re working on behalf of a 78-bed hospital for patients requiring hospitalization for cancer treatment.  The hospital is truly one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers.  Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.  The hospital sees about 7,500 patients annually, most of whom are treated on a continuing outpatient basis and are part of ongoing research programs.  The hospital has treated children from all 50 states and from around the world.  Families never receive a bill from the hospital for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.  Treatments invented at the hospital have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 50 years ago.
Looking for an opportunity with a true leader and pioneer?  We seek a highly motivated clinical faculty-level investigator with training and experience in hematology and oncology and a strong interest in genetics to participate in cancer genomics initiatives a Clinical Faculty Member.  In this role you will be “housed” in the Division of Cancer Predisposition, a newly formed section within the Department of Oncology dedicated to the evaluation and management of children at increased genetic risk for cancer.  You will have ample opportunities to participate in exciting educational and research initiatives centered around clinical genomics, gene discovery, and cancer surveillance in collaboration with investigators from the Departments of Computational Biology, Pathology, Radiology, Hematology, Epidemiology & Cancer Control and Pharmaceutical Sciences. As an integral member of a team of genetic counselors, nurse practitioner, numerous physician-scientists including a clinical geneticist, psychologist and ethicist, you will have the ability to execute cutting edge research in conjunction with comprehensive patient care.
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).  Successful candidates will have expertise and training in the areas of hematology/oncology and a strong interest in cancer genetics.  Our ideal candidate will have clinical research experience with a hereditary focus. 
Highly competitive compensation and benefits.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an organization that strives to provide unsurpassed medical care to affected children and their families through a multi-disciplinary approach.  It is also a great opportunity to join an organization that has been identified by Fortune magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” for seven (7) consecutive years.  For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says “Apply Now.”
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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