Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is currently seeking a service chief of international stature to lead the Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies service in the Department of Pediatrics. The ideal candidate must have a vision that builds upon a long tradition of innovation and excellence to further improve outcomes for children undergoing these therapeutic approaches. Successful applicants will have a demonstrated record of clinical excellence and expertise in translational and clinical research. 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 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 candidate must have internationally recognized expertise in stem cell transplantation and/or cell-based therapies (CTL, CART). The successful candidate should have a vision about how to leverage areas of existing strength at MSK (genomics, cellular therapies, immuno-oncology, developmental therapeutics) and new recruitments that will empower innovations for patients requiring treatment with transplantation or cellular therapies. 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 Pediatrics 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 and CV.
Please forward letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Andrew L. Kung, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
c/o Christina Rinaldi
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff.