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Solid Tumor Program Faculty Member 23-24

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $186,589 - $299,621. This position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan.

Application Window

Open date: December 11, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 1, 2024 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, 2024 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

Pediatric Hematology Oncology Faculty Position
UC Davis Children's Hospital
School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Solid Tumor Program

The University of California Davis, School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time academic pediatric faculty member in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank (commensurate with credentials) in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor or Clinical X Series. This position will focus on the care of children, adolescents and young adults with solid tumors, and focus on clinical and translational research including (but not limited to) developmental therapeutics, clinical trials, adolescent and young adult cancer and survivorship with appropriate protected time and support. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other investigators in the NCI-designated UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, UC Davis School of Public Health, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (Veterinary Cancer Center), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology, and the Institute for Regenerative Cures. Proven excellence in clinical care, teaching and translational research is required.

The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is a growing team currently composed of eight physicians and two nurse practitioners. The division cares for 100-120 new oncology patients per year and participates in the Children's Oncology Group. Services for patients with hemophilia, sickle cell disease, and other hemoglobinopathies are provided in a regional treatment center. The institution also receives support for a 340b Hemophilia Treatment Program. As part of a major UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center expansion, a new Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic and Infusion Center was opened in 2012.

The UC Davis Children's Hospital is based on the UC Davis Health System campus in Sacramento, California and serves a population of over 1 million children in the Northern California, Central Valley and Western Nevada regions. Sacramento is an easily accessible, family-oriented city in close proximity to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the California coast, and Napa Valley.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Proven excellence in clinical care, teaching and translational research
• MD or DO Degree
• Completed Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
• Board Certified in Pediatrics
• Board Certified and/or eligible for Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
• Eligible for licensure in the State of California

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Job location

Sacramento, CA