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VCU Health


Department of Internal Medicine


Division of Hematology/Oncology


Instructor


The Division of Hematology/Oncology is recruiting an instructor to advance the patient care, Research, and Education Missions of the academic medical center in the areas of Hematology, Oncology, and Palliative Care.


REQUIREMENTS:
- Conducts research involving the investigation of molecularly targeted agents in hematologic malignancies.
- Will conduct studies supported by NIH funding and other sources of funding to develop new therapeutic strategies involving two new classes of agents (i.e. Smac-mimetics and histone deacetylase inhibitors) that target important genetically abnormal pathways in multiple myeloma and leukemia, with the ultimate goal of developing a rational basis for a new therapies for multiple myeloma and leukemia.
- Will also assist in the training of graduate and medical students, as well as residents and fellows, rotating through the laboratory.


QUALIFICATIONS:
- Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree with postdoctoral research experience utilizing advanced molecular techniques
- Experience working in the area of translational studies aimed at developing a basis for using novel signal transduction and other targeted agents including proteasome inhibitors, HDAC inhibitors, or BH3-mimetics in the treatment of hematologic nalignancies, particularly in the areas of leukemia and multiple myeloma.
- 5-6 years experience
- Ability to design, conduct and supervise a research project
We are 600 physicians and 19 clinical departments providing services at various sites in Virginia, including VCU Medical Center the areas only Level 1 Trauma Center and the flagship hospital of VCUs entire medical enterprise. VCU Medical Center integrates hospitals, clinical care facilities, health sciences schools and medical research. Eight years ago, we completely reimagined our physician organization empowering our providers to be agents of change, embrace autonomy, and create a culture of camaraderie, engagement and accomplishment.