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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Genitourinary (GU) Oncologist

Application Window

Open date: June 15th, 2021

Last review date: Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021 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, May 31, 2022 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.

Position description

The Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, is recruiting for a full-time academic position at the Assistant, Associate or Full of Clinical Internal Medicine (Clinical X: Clinician-Investigator) or Health Sciences Clinical (HSCP: Clinician-Educator) series. Expertise is required in the specific area of genitourinary cancer and other solid tumors. Responsibilities include direct inpatient and outpatient clinical care, teaching medical students, residents and fellows, and university/public service. The successful applicant will engage in patient care, teaching, service, and clinical and/or clinical translational research. The selected candidate will have demonstrated excellence in and commitment to teaching. For the Clinical X appointment, the applicant must have the ability to develop and implement research, obtain extramural funding, and also conduct collaborative science as a team member. For the HSCP appointment, the applicant must have the ability to make significant contributions to research teams. Typically, more research effort is allocated to faculty in the Clinical X series, dependent on performance and funding.

Candidates must have completed a fellowship in hematology and/or medical oncology and must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of California. Experience in and the ability to teach medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as experience caring for benign and/or malignant hematology and/or oncology patients, is required. The ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment is required. The ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research is preferred. For the Clinical X series, the ability and experience to conduct scholarly/clinical/translational research and a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals is required. Evidence of success in obtaining extramural funding and/or administering clinical trials is highly desirable.

The division has 38 faculty, 2 staff physicians, 10 fellows, 21 NP’s, 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 quarter of US medical schools 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.

The position gives the successful candidate the opportunity to join a growing practice in a stimulating environment of an academic clinician who is committed to both clinical care and research.

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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 http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    • Expertise in the specific area of genitourinary cancer and other solid tumors
    • Must possess an MD/PhD, 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.
    • 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.

Preferred qualifications

    • Evidence of administering clinical trials is highly desirable.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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 https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04145

Help contact: HemOncJobs@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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 UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: “To Boldly Go,” our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs’ Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.” There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.