• Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Research Scientist Faculty Position

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Emory+Children's Ped Institute
    Location : Name
    Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
    Required Documents
    List of References, Research Interests, Research Plans
  • Description

    The Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center and the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute, is currently seeking an outstanding independent scientist, specialized in the area of Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation clinical or translational research, to join our faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Ideal candidates will have a strong record of scientific accomplishments and proven success in obtaining extra-mural funding to conduct independent research within a defined area of investigation that relates to the development and/or testing of novel approaches related to hematopoietic cell transplantation. The pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation research team of 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. Candidates should have an M.D. and/or Ph.D and an established hematopoietic stem cell transplantation research training background. Candidates with a history of recognized achievement and NIH support relevant to pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation are strongly preferred.


    The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is a national leader among childhood cancer, hematology, and blood and marrow transplant programs. Recognized as one of the top 10 childhood cancer centers in the country by U.S. News and World Report, the Aflac Cancer Center treats more than 480 new cancer patients each year. The Center has nearly 100 faculty and generates more than $20 million in grants annually.

    This recruit would also be a full member of the Winship Cancer Institute, a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and would be expected to actively engage in research activities and programs associated with the Cancer Center. To learn more about the Winship Cancer Institute and the Aflac Cancer Center visit www.winshipcancer.emory.edu and www.aflaccancercenter.org .


    The Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce.

    Applicants interested in this position, should apply online to be considered and send a curriculum vitae, a summary of research accomplishments, a description of future independent research plans, and three letters of reference to:

    Douglas K. Graham, MD, PhD
    Director, Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center
    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta & Emory University School of Medicine
    2015 Uppergate Drive, NE
    Room 404
    Atlanta, GA 30322
    Phone: (404) 785-3874
    Fax: (404)785-1178
    Email: douglas.graham@choa.org


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