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STAFF PHYSICIAN - PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
30+ days ago

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STAFF PHYSICIAN - PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY (JOB ID: 5923)

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Epigenetics and Gene Regulation Research Program in Pediatric Oncology Endowment

Penn State Children’s Hospital

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Penn State Children’s Hospital is recruiting outstanding scientists/physician scientists for the newly endowed Epigenetics and Gene Regulation Research Program in Pediatric Oncology within the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. This Program is supported by a $20 M endowment from the Four Diamonds Fund of the PSU College of Medicine, part of a >$65 M endowment supporting the Four Diamonds Pediatric Cancer Research Center. This Program is part of an interdepartmental genetics initiative by the institution. The mission of the Pediatric Oncology Epigenetics and Gene Regulation Research Program is to study epigenetics, gene regulation, genome function, RNA biology, bioinformatics, and/or computational biology to better understand tumor development and design novel therapies for pediatric cancers. A wide range of model systems and experimental approaches are of interest and strong collaborations between basic and clinical research and clinical research trials are encouraged.  This is a tenure track position and rank is at the Associate to Full Professor level commensurate with the applicant’s experience and accomplishments. Successful applicants will have an M.D./Ph.D., Ph.D., or M.D. degree with an established track record in cancer research and demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding (R01-type award).  

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The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology has 13 full-time Pediatric Hematologists/Oncologists and 12 Ph.D. faculty.  Over 100 new oncology patients are seen annually, and there are programs in pediatric stem cell transplantation, experimental therapeutics, neuro-oncology, AYA oncology, and survivorship.  The division has an accredited Pediatric Heme/Onc fellowship program and is an active member of COG, POETIC, and NMTRC.  The Four Diamonds Pediatric Cancer Research Program consists of NIH-funded basic and translational research in childhood malignancies including leukemia, solid tumors, and brain tumors. Research is supported by the Penn State Cancer Institute, the Penn State Institute for Personalized Medicine, an NIH-funded CTSI, and Pediatric Clinical Trials Office. Basic core, translational, and clinical facilities provide an excellent environment for research. 

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Please submit a current CV and letter of interest to: Barbara Miller, M.D. (bmiller3@psu.edu), Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Penn State Children’s Hospital, the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Box 850, MC H085, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033.  Applications are accepted until position filled.

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Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 55200797
  • Location:
    Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: STAFF PHYSICIAN - PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
  • Company Name: Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • Job Function: Hematology/Oncology
  • Job Type: Full-Time
Hershey , PA ,

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 14,500 people system wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; and more than 2,000 physicians and direct care providers at 127 medical office sites. Additionally, the system jointly operates variou...

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