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Hematology/Oncology

Open Faculty Positions

Medical Oncologist (Position #03-309-859)

The Department of Medicine of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the NCI-designated Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) are recruiting for a full-time medical oncology position, with a focus thoracic malignancies.

Our program emphasizes the multimodality care of thoracic oncology patients and clinical and translational research. In addition to medical oncology, our thoracic oncology team consists of four thoracic surgeons and two radiation oncologists. The position is located at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. The essential functions of the position include outpatient consultations and longitudinal patient care, teaching and mentoring of Hematology/Oncology fellows, residents and medical students. Active participation in clinical research is expected. Therapeutic clinical trials as well as many correlative studies are supported by the UMGCC Clinical Trials Office. Interaction with basic and translational scientists is strongly encouraged. Clinical research experience with publications is preferred. The candidate must be board-eligible or board-certified in Medical Oncology and be eligible for a medical license in Maryland.


Blood and Marrow Transplant (Position # 3-309-869)

The Department of Medicine of the University Of Maryland Medical System and the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) located in Baltimore, MD are recruiting for a full-time faculty member, with a focus on Blood and Marrow Transplant to join our distinguished group of medical professionals.

Our transplant program consisting of an interdisciplinary team inclusive of medical oncologists/hematologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, nurses, nutritionists, social workers, and genetic counselors is recognized as a Center of Excellence and is accredited by FACT based on rigorous national standards in the field of cellular therapy product transplantation. Our team is actively engaged in research discovering new ways to treat patients with cancer, including graft engineering and immunotherapy.

The essential functions of the position include outpatient consultations and longitudinal patient care, teaching and mentoring of Hematology/Oncology fellows, residents and medical students.  Active participation in clinical research is expected. Furthermore, candidates with a strong interest and or published literature relating to conducting clinical/translational research centered on cellular immunotherapy are preferred. The UMGCCC is building a new cGMP facility to support novel cell-based therapeutics.

Candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree and must be board certified or board-eligible by the ABIM in Internal Medicine and hematology and/or medical oncology and be eligible for a medical license in Maryland. In addition, the candidate must have completed at least one year of clinical experience managing both allogeneic and autologous transplant patients either beyond Hem/Onc fellowship training, or in some cases within the context of fellowship, if the program or the candidate had a particularly strong focus on transplantation. The ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research is required.


Director of Thoracic Medical Oncology (Position # 3-309-890)

The Department of Medicine and the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, located in Baltimore, MD, is seeking a full time experienced physician leader to join our faculty practice as the Director of Thoracic Medical Oncology. Please note we are currently recruiting for a thoracic oncology faculty position in addition to this role.

Our program emphasizes the multimodality care of thoracic oncology patients and clinical and translational research. In addition to medical oncology, our thoracic oncology team consists of four thoracic surgeons and two radiation oncologists.

The essential functions of the position include inpatient/outpatient consultations and longitudinal patient care, teaching and mentoring of Hematology/Oncology fellows, residents and medical students. Active participation in clinical research is expected.  Furthermore, candidates with a strong interest and or published literature relating to conducting clinical/translational research are preferred. Therapeutic clinical trials as well as many correlative studies are supported by the UMGCCC Clinical Trials Office. Interaction with basic and translational scientists is strongly encouraged.

Candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree and must be board certified or board-eligible by the ABIM in Internal Medicine and hematology and/or medical oncology and be eligible for a medical license in Maryland. The ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research is required.


Director, GMP Cell Processing Lab (Position 3-309-898)

The University of Maryland NCI-designated Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) is seeking qualified applicants for the newly established Hamish and Christine Osborne Director of Cellular Therapeutics. The Director will provide expert technical and managerial leadership as the Laboratory Director of Cellular Therapeutics. Cellular Therapeutics Laboratories include the UMGCCC clinical laboratory, a FACT-accredited blood and marrow stem cell processing laboratory, and the new cGMP cell processing facility at our academic research institution.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managerial and technical oversight of the UMGCCC Cell Therapy Laboratory, a well-established and FACT-accredited blood and marrow stem cell processing laboratory currently staffed with 4 technical specialists; the lab supports the UMGCC Blood and Marrow Transplant Program’s 150-200 transplants per year.  
  • Support for the construction, commissioning and validation of the clean room facility in compliance with FDA guidelines for cGMP operations as they apply to processing of cellular products.
  • In concert with the UMGCCC physician leaders, the position will provide senior leadership for the facility to include (1) hiring, supervising, mentoring and career development of manufacturing staff; (2) developing facility policies and Standard Operating Procedures; (3) interacting with academic and clinical regulatory groups such as Quality Assurance Unit, IRB, FDA, FACT, etc.
  • Identifying, educating and recruiting potential stakeholders in cGMP cell therapeutics.
  • Collaborating with clinical investigators by providing (1) process development and validation for the manufacture of new cell therapies; (2) authorship, review and approval of the CMC documentation for regulatory filings; (3) cooperation and engagement with regulatory agencies as required by the project.
  • Managing day-to-day operations of both facilities, operational budgets and service contracts.
  • Devising strategic plans and participating in the UMGCCC NCI-funded P30 center grant application; developing and expanding the cGMP lab for consideration as a UMGCCC Shared Service, defining long-term strategic goals, identifying future directions, and enhancing the scope of the service by identifying and capturing grant funding such as NIH shared instrumentation grants.

While the UMGCCC Stem Cell Processing Laboratory is well established, the cGMP Facility is currently under construction. It will provide investigational cell processing services to UMGCCC investigators, other UMB investigators and to other clients based partly on the director’s marketing activities.  Funding for this position will be partially endowed by a major philanthropic gift; the holder will be the “Hamish and Christine Osborne Director of Cellular Therapeutics”.   

Qualifications

Required:  Doctoral degree (PhD or MD or VMD) in biomedical sciences with at least 2 years postdoctoral training in biomedical research, ideally in a field related to cancer research or immunology. A minimum of 5 years’ hands-on experience in a cGMP or GCP cell processing facility is required, including 3 years’ managerial and/or quality management experience strongly preferred. Strong laboratory skills in cell processing, immunology and tumor immunology are essential. Demonstrated comprehension and compliance with various regulatory, accreditation and licensure requirements (FDA GxP, FACT, etc.).  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Desired:  Managerial experience with running a laboratory or shared service/core facility in a biomedical research environment. Training and/or teaching experience with students, fellows, technicians.


Academic rank and salary for all positions is commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. Excellent salary/benefits package available. Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail by sending CV and names of 4 references c/o Academic Programs Office c/o facultypostings@medicine.umaryland.edu

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

When applying, please cite specific position number of interest in your correspondence.