Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Hematology Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Department of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center (HCC) and Department of Medicine, part of the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, seek a transformative leader to serve as Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology (“Division”) and Professor of Medicine with tenure. An Endowed Chair is also available for the qualified candidate. The successful candidate will lead the division of Hematology/Oncology and build on the excellence of our 66 member faculty, representing 16 specialties, in meeting our clinical, educational and research missions. The UPMC Hillman Cancer Center treats over 41,000 new adult and pediatric cancer cases annually. It is the academic and research hub within the expansive UPMC HCC network of 71 clinical sites, 28 of which participate in over 500 cancer clinical trials across Western PA, including the primary research sites in Pittsburgh (UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital).
With over 300 members from across the University of Pittsburgh, the Hillman Cancer Center comprises 7 research programs in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences, 12 shared resources that receive funding from our NCI Cancer Center Support Grant (https://hillmanresearch.upmc.edu/research/) and a funding base exceeding $125 million. In 2019, the University of Pittsburgh ranked #6 in overall NIH funding, and the UPMC HCC scored in the Exceptional range on its recently renewed NCI P30 CCSG. The Division also houses an NCI T32 grant, and newly renewed UM1/U24 phase I grants and UG3 NCTN LAPS grants. Newly initiated collaborative integration of activities between HCC and the NSABP, based in Pittsburgh, provide exciting opportunities for driving clinical research in breast and GI cancers.
We seek a demonstrated and innovative leader with Hematology/Oncology leadership experience in a division, program and/or institute of an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, with a proven track record of success in the role. The successful candidate will:
Located in the city of Pittsburgh (routinely ranked as one of the top most livable and affordable U.S. cities), the Hillman Cancer Center (previously known as the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute) is an exceptionally rated, NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center serving a catchment area of 29 Western Pennsylvania counties that provides unique opportunities to collaborate with clinical and translational research programs involved in cancer patient care.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and your curriculum vitae to Hillman Director, Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, care of firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference “Division Chief” in your application. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled, following the receipt of all required materials. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.
Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD
Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
c/o Lola Thompson, 5150 Centre Avenue, Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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