Oncologist – Clinical/Translational Investigator – Lung Cancer and Immuno-oncology

first_imgPursue the Research, Clinical, and Education Missions of theacademic medical center in the areas of Hematology, Oncology, andPalliative Care. Through bench research, clinical trials and therigorous study of prevention and control, our scientists pursue themany roles of medicine in treating, preventing and controlling theadverse effects of cancer. Our hallmark activity is translationalresearch, where our physicians and scientists work to bringlaboratory discoveries to the patient bedside as quickly and safelyas possible. Through our training programs, our faculty train thenext generation of scientists and physicians to further advancescience and practice. Position NumberF67120 Application Process/Additional Information Teaching• Trains medical students, residents and fellows in the lab andwhile in the clinic.• Expected to actively participate in providing clinical researchopportunities to fellows.Research• Develops clinical trial protocols and complies with allregulatory requirements.• Develops and initiates investigator-initiated trials.• Works collaboratively with laboratory-investigators to translatelaboratory findings into new treatments for cancer.• Writes and submits grant applications during the course of theacademic year.• Writes and publishes multiple manuscripts during the course of anacademic year.• Serves as an investigator on funded grants, NCCTN and ETCTNtrials.• Serves as a PI or Co-investigator on peer-reviewed grants and isresponsible for complying with all institution and sponsors termsand conditions for grant funding.• Ensures resources are utilized optimally for advancing theclinical research program.• Participates in Massey Cancer Center Core Grant and CTSAapplications and site visits as requested.• Participates and engages other members of the Massey CancerCenter and the Department of Internal Medicine in collaborativeresearch projects.• Serves in a leadership role in developing an immune-oncologyprogram and increasing novel treatment options for patients.• Stays up to date on the clinical trial menu offered through theMassey Cancer Center and educates patients on their options fortreatment on clinical trials.Clinical• Attends on the inpatient wards and consult service, and/or seespatients in the outpatient clinic with a focus on lung cancer andimmune-oncology.• Total clinical effort is ~50%. RankOpen Working TitleOncologist – Clinical/Translational Investigator – Lung Cancerand Immuno-oncology Quick Linkhttps://www.vcujobs.com/postings/102719 * Are you Board Certified or Board Eligible in medical oncologyor hematology?YesNo Number of Months12 Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCurriculum Vitae (CV)Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)Optional DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationOther DocumentReference Letter – 1Reference Letter – 2Reference Letter – 3Publications Grant funded position?No * Are you a seasoned cancer specialist who possesses nationaland/or international recognition in the clinical and researchdisciplines of cancer?YesNo School/UnitSchool of Medicine Date Posted01/14/2021 Required Qualifications Application Deadline Date • Board certified or eligible in medical oncology or hematology.Eligible for Virginia licensure.• Academic track record supporting the rank of Professor orAssociate Professor.• Seasoned cancer specialist who possesses national and/orinternational recognition in the clinical and research disciplinesof cancer.• Clear evidence of accomplishment/potential (e.g., publications)during medical school, residency, fellowship, and/or early academiccareer.• Experience in program building.• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diversefaculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as afaculty member at VCU . Position Responsibilities DepartmentInternal Medicine Posting DetailsEmployees hired into Administrative and Professional positionsposted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, ifemployed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University HumanResources System. For additional information, go tohttp://greatplace.vcu.edu. Type of SearchNational Interested candidates should apply online athttps://www.vcujobs.com/hr/sso.For additional information, please contact Dr. Khalid Matin –Interim Chair, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care| [email protected] a preeminent national, urban, public research university andacademic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University iscommitted to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – anenvironment where all can thrive in their pursuit ofexcellence.Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions toDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words)providing your career aspirations and contributions towardpromoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement,you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, andfuture academic and professional activities have or will contributeto VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.Note: Examples include working with others to further thegoals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity thattangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed,fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research andscholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoringstudents, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff fromtraditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive andsuccessful organizational experience. Posted Salary Mission or Goal of Unit Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you have an academic track record supporting the rank ofProfessor or Associate Professor?YesNo The VCU School of Medicine Division of Hematology, Oncology andPalliative Care and Massey Cancer Center are seeking a Clinical& Translational Investigator with a focus in lung cancer andimmuno-oncology to practice at our flagship and satellitelocations. This position will have a role in advancing the clinicalresearch mission and will be expected to work collaboratively withother members of the Massey Cancer Center.About the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and PalliativeCare:As part of the Virginia Commonwealth University ( VCU ) School ofMedicine, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Caremembers contribute their expertise and experience to our patientcare, research and teaching missions. A collaborative environmentamong division faculty, and with other specialists from multipledisciplines, provides a comprehensive approach to patient care andphysician trainings. As part of VCU Massey Cancer Center, divisionmembers are also involved in developing the latest cancertreatments by conducting research and translating their discoveriesinto cutting-edge patent cares.About Massey Cancer Center:VCU Massey Cancer Center is one of only 68 National CancerInstitute-designated institutions in the country that leads andshapes America’s cancer research efforts. Working with all kinds ofcancers, Massey conducts basic science, translational and clinicalcancer research, provides state-of-the-art treatments and clinicaltrials, and promotes cancer prevention and education. Since 1974,Massey has served as an internationally recognized center ofexcellences. It offers one of the largest selections of cancerclinical trials in Virginia and serves patents at multiple sitesthroughout the states. Its 1,000-plus researchers, clinicians andstaff members are dedicated to improving the quality of human lifeby developing and delivering effective means to prevent, controland ultimately cure cancers. Open Until FilledYes Preferred Qualifications Diversity Statement InformationFor more information on diversity statements, includingguidelines, please click here . Position TypeTeaching and Research Faculty Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission orgoal Proposed Hire Date07/01/2021 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Tenure StatusNon-Tenure Eligiblelast_img read more

Steve Kimock, Jason Hann, Zach Deputy, & Members of Railroad Earth Join Everyone Orchestra IN DC [Photos]

first_imgLoad remaining images Matt Butler and his Everyone Orchestra hit Gypsy Sally’s in Washington DC on Friday night with a glorious lineup of musical companions. With Steve Kimock, Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Zach Deputy, along with Railroad Earth’s bassist Andrew Altman and violinist Tim Carbone, and Mike Quinn on deck, the jams were plenty.Photographer Mark Raker was on site to capture the fun, as seen in the gallery below:last_img