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Hematology Oncology *MEGA FAC SEARCH

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 20th, 2018

Last review date: Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, is recruiting up to three full-time faculty in the Regular, In Residence or Clinical Investigator series as an Associate Professor or Full Professor in the specialty area of Breast, GI, Lung cancer and/or early phase therapeutic development.

Position Responsibilities: The successful applicant will engage in high impact oncology clinical translational research supported by extramural funding. Clinical care will focus on oncology patients with breast, GI, or thoracic tumors and/or early phase therapeutic development. Potential for a leadership role within the Division of Hematology Oncology and/or the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, and demonstrated ability to build research teams and conduct collaborative science, that may include innovative investigator-initiated clinical trials. A record of publication in peer-reviewed journals is required. For exceptionally qualified candidates, appointment to the Regular series (tenure) and/or an Albert Holmes Rowe Endowed Chair of Genetics III is possible.

Additional responsibilities for Endowed Chair candidates:
• Engage in teaching and scholarly activities focuses in the area of human genetics
• Provide leadership for medical students and graduate student teaching commensurate with senior faculty in the School of Medicine
• Promote biomedical genetic research and education at UC Davis
• Promote the training of physician scientists
• Enhance the academic and intellectual life of the campus as a whole
• Provide leadership for faculty and student members of the program

The division has 38 faculty, 12 staff physicians, 10 fellows, 53 staff and operates a large and diverse clinical and research program. The division is a major component of the NCI-designated UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and has a strong presence in developmental therapeutics with an Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trials Network (ETCTN) grant and as a Lead Academic Participating Site (LAPS) with the NCI National Clinical Trials Network. The UC Davis School of Medicine is in the top twenty percent for NIH funding and one of the inaugural Clinical and Translational Award sites. The University of California, Davis is one of the top public research universities in the nation. Sacramento has an ascendant and vibrant downtown and the region has abundant outdoor recreational and cultural opportunities.

Application Requirements: Candidates must possess an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and be board certified by the ABIM in medical oncology (+/- hematology). A Phase 1 investigator certified in hematology alone would also be considered. Must also be eligible for medical licensure in the state of California to fulfill criteria for appointment at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level. Experience in, and the ability to teach medical students, residents, and fellows as well as experience caring for medical oncology patients is required. The ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research is required. Evidence of success in obtaining extramural funding and/or administering clinical trials is highly desirable. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is required. A record of peer-reviewed publications is required.

This recruitment is conducted at the Associate or Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the associate/professor rank, depending on the proposed appointee’s qualifications.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment, UC Davis conducts a reference check on all finalists for tenured positions. The reference check involves contacting the administration of the applicant’s previous institution(s) to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UC Davis requires all applicants for any open search for assistant/associate/full professor to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If an applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitments must complete the entire application, only finalists considered for positions with tenure or security of employment will be subject to reference checks.

Qualified applicants should upload a CV, cover letter, names and contact information of 5 references, a statement to diversity, and a signed authorization to release information form online at

Additional application requirements for endowed chair candidates are to provide: 1) Statement of research, 2) Statement of teaching, 3) Documented experience in university service and oncology patient care.

For full consideration, applications should be received by August 20, 2018. However, this position will be open until filled through June 30, 2019.

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

For Ladder Rank only: UC Davis supports Family-friendly recruitments. UC Davis covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany an invited faculty recruitment candidate who is a mother (or single parent of either gender) of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

UC Davis recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty with efforts to integrate work, family and other work-life considerations. To recruit and retain the best faculty, the campus sponsors a Work Life Program that provides programs and services that support faculty as they strive to honor their commitments to work, home and community.

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Job location

Sacramento, CA


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Reference requirements
  • 5 letters of reference required