Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, with the University of Nebraska College of Medicine is seeking a Fellowship-trained Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Physician Leader to grow and develop the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program in our Hematology/Oncology division. Funds to develop a research program in conjunction with the support and infrastructure of the Child Health Research Institute and the Pediatric Cancer Research Group are available and dependent on the candidate’s research area and expertise.
This is a unique opportunity, with unlimited potential to advance a strong clinical and academic career in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology in a well-supported clinical practice with a diverse patient population. Responsibilities include development of clinical, translational, or basic science research and further development of the Neuro-Oncology Program in addition to teaching fellows and residents. The position joins a well-established team of Pediatric Oncologists, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, a dedicated Neuro-Oncology case manager and social worker, and a group of three Pediatric Neurosurgeons. The team cares for pediatric patients at Nebraska Medicine and Children’s Hospital and Medical Center. Our institutions are a member of COG. In addition, the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is one of 70 NCI-designated cancer centers.
The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is a collaboration of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and its clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, and includes the Suzanne and Walter Scott Cancer Research Tower and the C.L. Werner Cancer Hospital, a 108-bed treatment center. The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Nebraska. As a result, it offers treatment options and clinical trials not found anywhere else.
Children’s is a vibrant, free-standing pediatric teaching hospital and Nebraska’s only full-service pediatric specialty health care center focused on extraordinary clinical care, education, clinical, basic science and translational research, and advocacy. The hospital is embarking on transformational programmatic and physical growth to address our local, regional, national and global patient care. The hospital has a Level IV Regional NICU, Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Specialized Clinical Pediatric Services, and 24/7 Pediatric Intensivists. We have 50+ Specialty Clinics, 200+ Specialists, 14 Satellite Offices, multiple Pediatric Fellowship programs, and are Magnet Certified. Opening Fall 2021, our new campus expansion plans include an additional 100+ beds to the existing 145, including development of a hematology/oncology/BMT unit. The expansion will also provide new facilities to support education and clinical research.
Omaha enjoys four distinct seasons, along with an exciting metropolitan area and a population nearly one million. The area is rich in cultural activities including a professional symphony, ballet, theater, art, history, children’s museums, and a world class zoo that will appeal to every taste. Additionally, Greater Omaha has an outstanding educational system of public and private schools. In addition to the many collegial sports, Omaha hosts the Olympic Swim Trials, the Olympic Curling Trials, and the College World Series. All of this, combined with a diverse economy with multiple Fortune 500 companies, makes for an extraordinary quality of life.
We are committed to increasing diversity in our organizations to reflect the population that we serve and encourage applications from all candidates who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Submit a letter of inquiry and current curriculum vitae to: Jill Beck, M.D., Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at email@example.com or Jon Clay, Administrator, Physician & Faculty Recruitment at 402-955-6971 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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