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Open Rank of UNM Cancer Center in Hematology Oncology - Breast Medical Oncologist - req# 3213

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 1/16/2019
Job Reference #: 3213
Keywords: clinical, physician

Job Description

Open Rank of UNM Cancer Center in Hematology Oncology - Breast Medical Oncologist

Posting Numberreq3213
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty Type
Hiring DepartmentMedical Oncology (099S1)
Academic Location
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC) and the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology at the UNM School of Medicine, invite applications from physicians or physician scientists with training and expertise in medical oncology and a focused interest in clinical care, clinical and translational research, and clinical trials for patients with breast malignancies. The successful applicant will participate in the multidisciplinary clinical care of patients and in the design and conduct of cancer clinical trials as a member of the UNMCCC Multidisciplinary Working Group in Breast Malignancies. These are Open Rank, Open Track positions. Faculty rank and appointment will be commensurate with accomplishments. The successful applicants will have fellowship training or experience in the clinical care of breast cancers and strong interest in the development of clinical trials, precision medicine, and immune therapies for breast cancer. Emphasis is placed on the ability to participate in multidisciplinary clinical trial teams, collaborate with laboratory and population science investigators, and participate in the teaching mission of the Division and the UNMCCC. Excellent salaries, start up, and relocation packages are available.

The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC) is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius. The 134 oncology physicians, 122 cancer research scientists, and staff are particularly focused on discovering the causes and the cures for cancers that disproportionately affect the people of the American Southwest - primarily Hispanic, American Indian, and Non-Hispanic White - with strikingly different patterns of cancer incidence, mortality and disparity. The Center treated 12,000 unique patients in FY17, 15% of whom participated in therapeutic interventional studies and 35% of whom participated in interventional studies. The UNMCCC has outstanding research programs in Cancer Control and Cancer Health Disparities; Cancer Genetics, Epigenetics, and Genomics; Cancer Cell and Systems Biology; and Cancer Therapeutics. These programs house several national centers including: The Molecular Discovery and High Throughput Target Screening Center (, one of the nation’s 6 Chemical Biology Consortium Centers of Excellence in The NCI NExT Program; The New Mexico Center for the Spatiotemporal Modeling of Cell Signaling (, one of 13 NIH National Centers for Systems Biology; and a NIH Clinical and Translational Sciences Center. Rich collaborations with UNMCCC partners (Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories; Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute) with unparalleled computing and technology infrastructure enrich our research endeavors. The UNMCCC is the center of a collaborative statewide cancer clinical trials and health delivery research network and is funded by a NCI NCORP Grant (Minority/Underserved), and is also a member of the ORIEN National Cancer Precision Medicine Network ( Center members have conducted more than 60 statewide community-based cancer education, prevention, screening, and behavioral intervention studies involving more than 10,000 New Mexicans. Learn more at

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:
* MD or combined MD/PhD degree or equivalent degree with board certification in Internal Medicine
* Board certification/eligibility in Medical Oncology
* Experience in cancer clinical trials with a focused interest in breast malignancies
* Must be eligible to work in the U.S.; this is not a J-1 Visa opportunity

Preferred Qualifications:
* Additional fellowship training in breast medical oncology
* Experience in cancer clinical trial design and conduct
* Experience in resident/fellow education
* Experience in clinical and translational research.

Application InstructionsComplete applications will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with mailing address, phone numbers and email address. For all inquiries or questions, please contact: Search Chair: Dr. Ursa Brown-Glaberman, MD,

, or Search Coordinator, Denise Osborne at:

or (505) 925-0415.This position may be subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law. UNM’s confidential policy (Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment, UNM Board of Regents Policy Manual 6.7), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at University of New Mexico is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by . This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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