Section Head, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
May 29, 2018
Commensurate with experience
Full Time - Experienced
The Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago seeks a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor. Tenure status will be determined based on qualifications. Responsibilities include leading the Neuro-oncology section, setting the direction of the section in alignment with the goals of the Division and the Department of Pediatrics. The candidate will participate in inpatient oncology services as well as outpatient clinics, including satellite outreach clinics. Participation in resident and fellow teaching is an integral part of this position. The expanding program provides excellent opportunities for basic, translational or clinical research and program development within neuro-oncology.
The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.
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Qualified candidates will have an M.D. or D.O. and be board certified or board eligible in pediatric hematology/oncology with expertise in neuro-oncology and must be licensed in the State of Illinois to practice without restriction and be eligible to work in the United States. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications.
About Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 130-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do.
The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Lurie Children’s treats more children with cancer and blood disorders than any other hospital in Illinois. We treat over 200 new patients each year for a wide range of childhood cancers. The center is ranked 12th in the nation by U.S.News & World Report for pediatric oncology. We treat patients ranging in age from newborns to young adults. Families from throughout the Midwest and across the country come to Lurie Children’s to take advantage of resources that are not widely available. These services include:
• The Falk Brain Tumor Center, the Midwest’s only center that is part of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium, a group of leading hospitals providing care and research for children with brain tumors.
• A unique program for long-term survivors of p...ediatric cancer, Survivors Taking Action and Responsibility (STAR), which provides follow-up evaluation, support, education and research.
• Fertility preservation services for young female and male cancer patients, one of the few of its kind in the United States.
• Our Adolescent & Young Adult Program, which offers better organized cancer care for teenagers and young adults, and includes peer interaction and an easier transition to adult care.
• The HOT Healthy Living Initiative, a fun program designed to promote wellness and to support healthy weight management in children with blood disorders and cancer.
• One of the country’s only pediatric stem cell transplantation programs that provides stem cell transplants on an outpatient basis.
We also have the region’s most complete array of programs and services for children with blood disorders such as:
• Hemoglobin Disorders
• Hemophilia and Thrombophilia
• Sickle Cell Disease