ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/PROFESSOR, CLINICAL - HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY - ONCOLOGY/STEM CE
The Department of Pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 00057160
The Department of Pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in conjunction with the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans seeks a physician with expertise in childhood malignancies and/or cellular therapies including stem cell transplantation. The physician will help continue the growth of the robust cancer treatment program. A commitment to academic medicine and scholarship is expected. A clinical focus in either solid tumors or leukemia/lymphoma will fit the needs of the program and the best qualified individual will be given priority.
The Department of Pediatrics at LSUHSC is committed to providing excellence in education, clinical care, and research. The selected candidate will become actively involved in all aspects of teaching including medical students, residents, and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellows. Oversight of clinical trials at Children’s Hospital as well as the implementation of new trials, membership in smaller sub-specialty organizations, and dissemination of knowledge through presentations and publications are other expectations.
Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and licensed to practice medicine in the State of Louisiana at the time of initial appointment. Academic appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor as determined by the candidate’s experience and scholarly achievements.
Board certified/board eligible (or equivalent) in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; Licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana before start date
About The Department of Pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC)
The Department of Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans is dedicated to excellence in patient care, mastery in teaching and continuous learning. These core values and beliefs form the foundation of the daily work of our faculty, staff and learners. We work to serve our communities while improving their health and well-being.
Our strong affiliation with Children's Hospital of New Orleans, the state's dominant free-standing pediatric health care facility, ensures access to the finest facilities dedicated to our shared mission to become the region's leader in pediatric clinical care, education and focused research by the year 2030.
The character of the Department and University were forged upon the challenges of Hurricane Katrina and the need to rebuild health care infrastructure and resources following the storm. New Orleans' food, culture, music and energy have come roaring back. Next up is the re-invention of pediatric healthcare in south Louisiana. The Department of Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans is leading the way. Come and join us.