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Sarcoma Assistant Ladder Rank/Assistant In-Residence - Division of Hematology and Oncology

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 18th, 2019
Last review date: Monday, Mar 4, 2019 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: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 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 a full-time faculty in the In Residence and/or Ladder Rank series as an Assistant Professor in the specialty area of sarcoma and other skeletal-related malignancies, carcinogenesis, and /or developmental/experimental therapeutics.

Position Responsibilities: The successful applicant will engage in high impact oncology clinical translational research. Clinical care will focus on patients with sarcoma or other skeletal-related malignancies. Application to participate as a scholar in the Paul Calabresi Oncology K12 is required. Potential for excellence in teaching and 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.

Responsibilities may include:
• Engage in teaching and scholarly activities
• Promote biomedical research and education
• Promote the training of physician scientists
• Enhance the academic and intellectual life of the campus as a whole including but not limited to university service in the form of committee engagement and additional administrative engagement

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 or eligible by the ABIM in medical oncology (+/- hematology). Must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of California to fulfill criteria for appointment at the Assistant Professor level. Experience in, and the ability to teach medical students, residents, and fellows as well as experience caring for medical oncology patients is highly desired. 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.

Qualified applicants should upload a CV, cover letter, names and contact information of 3 references, and a statement to diversity online at

For first full consideration, applications must be received by March 4, 2019. This position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019.

For Ladder Rank faculty 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 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.

The UC Davis Partner Opportunities Program (POP) is a service designed to support departments and deans offices in the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty. Eligibility for POP services is limited, for full program details please visit
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UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available

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