• Peds Institute Solid Tumor Researcher

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Emory+Children's Ped Institute
    SOMPI: SR Hem/Onc Profee
    Location : Name
    Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Required Documents
    Cover letter
  • Description

    The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Emory University Department of Pediatrics invites interested applicants for the position of Aflac Solid Tumor Researcher. The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center provides a rich and collaborative environment for basic, clinical and translational research and boasts a diverse faculty. The Solid Tumor Program is an integral component of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and currently includes seven faculty members, two of whom are primarily basic research-focused. The applicant should have a research focus in pediatric solid tumors (e.g. sarcoma, neuroblastoma), with a history of or plans to direct his/her own research program, to be able to care for and consult on pediatric solid tumor patients. The Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center has close affiliations with research faculty investigators within the Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a willingness to collaborate across departmental or center boundaries is essential.

    Successful candidates will have:

    • MD or MD/PhD degrees
    • Board Certification in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    • Currently licensed as a physician and eligible for licensure as a physician in the State of Georgia
    • A strong record of scholarship and appropriate funding as an independent investigator and will be expected to work in a collaborative fashion conducting nationally recognized research in pediatric oncology
    • A history of academic excellence/achievement

    Salary and rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor at Emory will be commensurate with experience and accomplishment.  The focus of this position will be innovative research.  This position will be expected to engage in clinical service and mentorship of students, trainees, and other junior faculty.


    Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



    Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


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