RUTGERS CANCER INSTITUTE OF NEW JERSEY
A COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER
DESIGNATED BY THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
FACULTY POSITION AVAILABLE
Section Chief, Interventional Gastroenterology
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, are seeking a Gastroenterologist at the Associate Professor/Professor level to lead, as Section Chief, the newly created Section of Interventional Gastroenterology, in the Department of Medicine. Candidates with interests to complement and expand growing programs in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies are preferred. Enthusiastic physicians with the skills and energy to play an important role within our NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center and who have strong interests in very active clinical and translational research programs in addition to clinical activities are encouraged to apply. The academic/research portion of this position will include designation as the Unilever Chair in Cancer Prevention.
Exceptional opportunities exist at the cancer center for collaborations with strong research programs, including clinical trials research, cancer chemoprevention, clinical and basic pharmacology, Phase 1 clinical trials, as well as abundant opportunities for clinical and scientific interactions with internationally known investigators in the basic science and clinical departments. Specifically, we seek the following:
- A Board Certified Gastroenterologist with specialized training and interest in biliary and pancreatic ERCP/EUS for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes .
- An experienced clinical and/or translational researcher with the background and ability to collaborate in a busy, cancer focused environment.
- A commitment to growing an integrated clinical/research program in gastrointestinal malignancies, potentially with a special interest in pancreatic cancer .
- An interest in assuming leadership responsibilities within the CINJ gastrointestinal malignancies program.
- The ability to work within a truly multidisciplinary environment, including Surgeons, Medical Oncologist, Gastroenterologists, Radiation Oncologists, Pathologists, and basic and clinical researchers.
- A track record of program leadership.
Applicants must have an M.D. or D.O. degree, and board certification in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Faculty rank within Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and salary will be commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) is one of only 41 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, the only such center in New Jersey, and a leader in laboratory, clinical prevention and public health science. CINJ offers world-class quality cancer care providing the most advanced medicines and treatment options for patients in its New Brunswick facility as well as at its Network of sixteen hospitals across the state. CINJ manages more than 90,000 patient visits per year and the CINJ Network of hospitals provides care for approximately 35 to 40 percent of all cancer patients in the state of New Jersey.
The communities near New Brunswick, New Jersey are approximately one hour from Philadelphia, only 35 miles from New York City, and near the Jersey Shore. All the amenities of the New York metropolitan area will be easily accessible. In Middlesex County, the area is bolstered by a highly diversified economy that includes commercial, retail and manufacturing industries. Research and education also play an important role; Rutgers University alone maintains more than 60 research facilities. Central New Jersey is wonderful location where you will find thriving communities made up of richly diverse neighborhoods, offering extensive choices for cuisine, a variety of cultural venues and award-winning school systems.