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University of Oklahoma (OU) Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States (on-site)
15 days ago
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
University of Oklahoma (OU) Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
15 days ago
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Academic Medical Center
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Medical Oncologist


Endowed Chair and Section Chief, Hematologic Malignancy, Transplant and Cellular Therapy at the Stephenson Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma (OU) Health Sciences Center

OU Health, the Stephenson Cancer Center, and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), Department of Medicine seek a nationally recognized clinician-scientist to provide strategic leadership for the clinical, educational, outreach, and research programs within Hematologic Malignancies as well as the Transplant and Cellular Therapies Program. Serving as the Section Chief, Hematologic Malignancy, Transplant and Cellular Therapy, the incoming leader will oversee a team of eight faculty members and will have immediate opportunity to hire additional faculty into the growing program. The incoming Chief will join during a time of rapid growth and will have a unique opportunity to guide the program through a major statewide expansion. This position will be supported by an endowed chair and additional resources. Additional leadership opportunities may exist for qualified applicants.

Stephenson Cancer Center is Oklahoma's only NCI-Designated Cancer Center and offers the state’s only CAR-T therapy and comprehensive stem cell transplant program accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). Stephenson’s cellular therapy specialists performed 170 cellular therapy and stem cell transplants last year, with more than 2,100 completed transplants since the program began in 1982. 

Stephenson Cancer Center is a lead accruing institution in the Lead Academic Participating Sites (LAPS) sponsored by the NCI. Their 130 member investigators are currently working on more than 400 cancer research projects, supported by $65 million of annual research funding from the National Institutes of Health, American Cancer Society, and others. The incoming Chief should have clinical and translational research experience in hematologic malignancies, blood and marrow transplant, and cellular therapies; experience in solid tumor cellular therapies is preferred. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD, DO, or equivalent medical degree from an approved medical school
  • Board certification in Hematology
  • Unrestricted medical license, or ability to acquire licensure, and DEA in the State of Oklahoma
  • Academic credentials commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor or Professor

The Stephenson Cancer Center and OUHSC are located in Oklahoma City, often shortened to OKC, the state capital and largest city in the state. OKC is the anchor of a rapidly growing, multicultural metropolitan area with a population of almost 1.4 million, ranking 20th among United States cities. The city offers a very affordable cost of living, excellent schools, a wide array of cultural amenities, and over 300 days of sunshine annually. 

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of health professionals and scholars. We seek a community with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, and we provide equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age (40 or older), sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, disability, or veteran status. 

Job ID: 73349906

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