Open Faculty Positions
Transplant and Cellular Therapy Physician (3-309-1118)
The Department of Medicine of the University of Maryland Medical School of Medicine and the NCI-designated Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (UMGCCC) located in Baltimore, MD are recruiting for a full-time faculty member with a focus on Transplant and Cellular Therapy to join our distinguished group of medical professionals.
Our transplant and cellular therapy (TCT) program consisting of an interdisciplinary team inclusive of medical oncologists/hematologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, nurses, apheresis and cell processing specialists, 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 fields of both stem cell transplantation and immune cell therapy product transplantation. Our team is actively engaged in discovering new ways to treat patients with cancer, including development of next generation cellular therapeutics.
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. Expected faculty rank is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.
We are seeking a candidate with excellent training and expertise in allogeneic and autologous stem cell transplantation and especially engineered immune cell (CART) therapies. The ideal candidate will have strong interest and experience in the conduct, design and development of clinical trials of novel immune cell therapies for hematologic malignancies and solid tumors. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity the lead translational research in the area of engineered immune cell therapy in close collaboration with our translational immunology and immunomonitoring core laboratories as well as our newly operationalized GMP laboratory.
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.
How to Apply:
When applying, please submit a cover letter and a current CV including the names and contact information of four references. Though not required, you are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion and civility. Qualified candidates should apply online using the following link:
Expected faculty rank for all positions is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. We are proud to offer a competitive salary, medical/dental benefits, disability plans, retirement plans, and more. UMB was ranked 13th in ‘Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Large Employers Survey! The Baltimore-Washington DC area is a highly desirable area to live in with good school systems and outstanding entertainment and recreational opportunities - all within driving distance.
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