Assistant Professor, Immune Dysregulation

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Regular Full-Time
Emory+Children's Ped Institute
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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.

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The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University Department of Pediatrics, invites applications for a faculty position within our Immune Dysregulation and Immunohematology Program. Qualified candidates should be Board Certified/Eligible Hematologist/Oncologists or Allergy/Immunology. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in the evaluation and management of immune dysregulation patients and Hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Clinical effort and research commitment are flexible depending on the candidate’s interests and training.


About the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

In Aflac’s Immune Dysregulation and Immune Hematology Program, one of our missions is to provide a medical home for children with complex, multisystem autoimmune disorders that arise from an underlying defect in immune regulatory pathways. The Immune Dysregulation and Immunohematology Program offers focused immune and genetic evaluation of patients with either early onset or refractory autoimmune and autoinflammatory conditions with the goal of providing targeted immune modulatory and biological therapies based on immune profiles and genetics.


The successful candidate will join one of the strongest pediatric hematology/oncology/BMT programs in the country.

· The Aflac Immune dysregulation and Immunohematology program is among the largest in the country with over 400 patients in follow up.

· The clinic caters to broad array of immune dysregulation disorders such as complex multilineage cytopenia, very early onset or refractory IBD, atypical lymphoproliferation, refractory rheumatologic condition, autoinflammatory disorders, acute liver failure and Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.

· Opportunity to work closely with Hematology, Oncology, BMT, Allergy Immunology, GI and Rheumatology teams.

· Several ongoing industry sponsored studies and biology studies through Primary Immune dysregulation biorepository protocol.

· Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta—the only tertiary pediatric center in the dynamic metropolitan Atlanta area—serves a population of nearly 6 million people, providing a strong basis for clinical programs in rare disorders.


This position will allow a wealth of opportunities for research collaborations within the Department of Pediatrics, Lawrence Immunology center and Emory vaccine center as well as with other Emory basic science departments, the Rollins School of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Successful candidates will have:

· MD degree or equivalent

· Board Certification/Eligibility in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology or Allergy Immunology

· Currently licensed as a physician and eligible for licensure as a physician in the State of Georgia

· A history of academic excellence/achievement

Salary and rank of Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine will be commensurate with experience and accomplishment.


Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit an online application with a letter describing their research and career interests along with a curriculum vitae.

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