The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University Department of Pediatrics, invites applications for a faculty position in non-malignant pediatric hematology. Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., and preference will be given to applicants who wish to continue a career in clinical/translational research focused on sickle cell disease. Clinical effort and research commitment are flexible depending on the candidate’s interests and training. Rank of Associate Professor or Professor will depend on experience and accomplishments.
The successful candidate will join one of the strongest Pediatric Hematology programs in the country, with NIH Center grants in both sickle cell disease and hemophilia. The Sickle Cell Disease Program, the largest in the US with 12 hematologist and 2 psychologist clinical investigators, serves more than 1,900 children and adolescents annually. Clinical research in SCD is supported by a clinical research office that includes 7 full-time SCD research coordinators who currently support >20 active inpatient and outpatient protocols. Research is also supported by a robust clinical database that includes SCD genotypes; clinical manifestation; treatment; outpatient, ED and inpatient utilization, and demographic data on > 2,700 children and adolescents who have received care since 2010. The Bone Marrow Transplantation Program performs over 80 transplants annually, has a particular focus on transplantation for sickle cell disease, and is leading an NIH-funded multicenter clinical trial in SCD transplantation. As the only tertiary pediatric center in the dynamic metropolitan Atlanta area, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta serves a population of almost 6 million people, providing a strong basis for clinical programs in other rare hematological disorders.
Please apply online and submit inquiries to Clinton H. Joiner, MD, PhD, Professor and Director, Hematology Program, Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, 2015 Uppergate Drive, Rm 436, Atlanta, GA, 30322. Email: Clinton.firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax: (404) 727-4455.
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.
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