Faculty, Department of Malignant Hematology. Scientific Director

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, Florida
January 04 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Malignant Hematology (DMH) at Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a leader in translational research in      malignant hematology.

The successful candidate will continue his/her own independent research in the field of hematologic malignancies, while      facilitating interdisciplinary team science - through regular meetings, pilot projects, multi-investigator grants - amongst basic/translational scientists and clinical investigators, both within and external to the DMH.   In addition, it is anticipated that the Scientific Director will work closely with the Moffitt Foundation to procure philanthropic funding for various projects, and     ultimately lead the development of a future Center of Excellence, capitalizing on a significant extramural funding base, strong clinical trials and cell therapies infrastructure, large patient volumes, and dedicated faculty across multiple departments.  The Scientific Director will also provide primary or secondary mentorship to the junior physician scientists within the department (and serve as a direct report of these faculty whose primary appointments are laboratory or research-based) as well as clinical investigators.

The position will be supported by:  1) generous start-up package; 2) opportunity for endowed chair; 3) opportunity for faculty/staff recruitment.


Qualified applicants will possess an M.D. degree, Ph.D. degree, Ph.D. training and focus on Malignant Hematology.   Associate or Professor Level status.  History of recent NIH funding or equivalent.  Top-tier publication portfolio as first or senior author in relevant subject areas.

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in   Florida and is ranked in the top 10 cancer hospitals in the nation by US News and World Report in Adult Cancer. We are shaping the future of cancer care through innovative research, clinical advances, and superior education within an environment that encourages   excellence. We educate tomorrow’s most promising oncologists within our wide range of residency and fellowship programs. Our clinical campuses include large ambulatory care facilities, CLIA-certified laboratories, a dedicated cancer hospital, and a wide spectrum of outreach activities consistent with our NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center designation. The Moffitt Research Institute is comprised of approximately 150 Principal Investigators, 58 laboratories, and 306,000 square feet of research space.