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Assistant/Associate Hematologist Oncologist

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 11th, 2019

Last review date: Tuesday, Dec 17, 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: 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 Health Sciences Clinical Professor (HSCP: clinician educator) or Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine (Clin X: clinician investigator) series at a proposed rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Candidates must have completed a fellowship in Hematology and/or Medical Oncology and must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of California. Particular areas of recruitment are genitourinary and/or head & neck oncology and hematology, including the care of adult patients with hemoglobinopathies.

Position Responsibilities: The successful applicant will engage in patient care, teaching, service, and clinical or clinical translational research. The selected candidate will have demonstrated excellence in, and commitment to teaching. For the Clin X appointment, the applicant must have the ability to lead research teams and conduct collaborative science as a team member. For the HSCP appointment, the applicant must have the ability to make significant contributions to research teams.

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 division research portfolio is particularly broad and spans laboratory-based early translation to population sciences and health disparities. 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. There is broad clinical expertise amongst the faculty for solid tumors, hematological malignancy, and classic hematology. Sacramento has an ascendant and vibrant downtown and the region has abundant outdoor recreational and cultural opportunities.

Application Requirements:

• Must possess an M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent degree and be board certified or board eligible by the ABIM in medical oncology and/or hematology.
• Must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of California.

• It is required that applicants possess experience in, and the ability to teach trainees at multiple levels on benign and/or malignant hematology and/or oncology on inpatient service and in clinics.
• Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment
• Hematology Candidates: Requires experience providing care for benign and/or malignant hematology (includes hemoglobinopathies).
• Oncology Candidates: Requires experience providing care for genitourinary and/or head & neck cancer patients.
• Evidence of administering clinical trials is highly desirable.

The position gives the successful candidate the opportunity to join a growing practice in a stimulating environment of academic clinicians who are committed to both clinical care and research. The successful candidate will help to further improve and expand the current hematological and oncological malignancies care and treatment therapies.

For first full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2019. This position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2020.

Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, contact information for three references, statement of diversity, and their curriculum vitae online at

This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

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

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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. More information is available

UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any property owned or leased by UC Davis- indoors and outdoors, including parking lots, and residential space.

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)