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Tenure Track Pediatric Oncology Translational Research Faculty (F68790)

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Department of Pediatrics
Richmond, Virginia
Closing date
May 5, 2023

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The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine Massey Cancer Center and the Department of Pediatrics are recruiting a Pediatric Oncology Translational Research Faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This is a tenure track position with a joint appointment in the Department of Pediatrics and a basic science department (relevant to the candidate expertise). The appointment comes with a membership in the Massey Cancer Center and includes a very competitive recruitment package. This position will focus on basic and/or translational research related to Pediatric Solid Tumors (including brain tumors). The candidate should have a PhD, MD/PhD, or MD with a strong interest in pediatric malignancies. The Associate Professor level applicants should have outstanding publication records and extra-mural support. The Assistant Professor level position requires a strong publication record and post-doctoral experience with the potential for, or evidence of, the ability to secure funding. As promoted by VCU, the faculty member should also demonstrate experience in working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment and commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

VCU is a public research university founded in 1838 that combines a rich history with the innovation and resources of a major research institution. The VCU Medical Center and Health System make up one of the largest and most comprehensive medical centers on the East Coast. The Massey Cancer Center is an NCI designated Cancer Center and is on the cusp of obtaining the comprehensive cancer center status; The Massey Cancer Center research activities are multifaceted, focusing on fundamental research and translational discoveries of cancers. The department of Pediatrics comprises a very active group of clinical investigators and is committed to providing an outstanding research environment. The Pediatric Oncology Division is a member of Children’s Oncology Group (COG) and USNWR ranked high. The Massey Cancer Center and the Department of Pediatrics are joining forces to develop a Pediatric Cancer Center of Excellence that is nationally and internationally recognized as a leader for clinical and translational research.

Richmond is a comfortable metropolitan area of 1.2 million. We are centrally located, close to the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west, the Virginia and Carolina beaches to the east, and just 90 miles south of Washington, DC. Discover more about Richmond at

Interested candidates please apply directly at:

Please refer to the Requisition Number 740 (req740).

Inquiries can be directed to:
Jewel Jefferson, HR Administrator,

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action University providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.

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