Cancer Center Jobs

Chief of Hematology Oncology

The University of Arizona

February 9, 2023
The Chief of Hematology Oncology in the Department of Medicine will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the Division. The Division Chief will be responsible for planning, policy, operations, and oversight of academic, research, and clinical programs of the Division and will have financial authority over the state-appropriated budget assigned to the division, extramural research funding received, philanthropic funding, and other financial matters for the division, in accordance with applicable University policies and practices. The Division of Hematology-Oncology is currently comprised of 20 faculty members and has a thriving three-year fellowship program that leads to certification in both disciplines. 

The Chief of Hematology Oncology will have discretion in the recruitment and retention of division faculty and be expected to meet membership criteria of the University of Arizona Cancer Center, interacting with the Director on a regular basis as the Liaison from Hematology Oncology.  A leadership role within the cancer center will be considered, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) has recently been re-designated as an National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center. The UACC is the only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center headquartered in the State of Arizona and one of only 53 in the nation.  The UACC is also expanding the Arizona Clinical Trials Network to provide individuals access to cancer education, prevention, and care. The Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the UACC is one of the most highly recognized Research Programs in the nation and Members of the UACC are leaders in the Early Phase Clinical Trials Prevention Network.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson anchors the University of Arizona Health Sciences campus. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation, and collaboration to optimize health and health care for all. The University of Arizona Health Sciences embodies the University’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Tucson. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of Public Health, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well multiple Centers of Excellence.

The University of Arizona is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information in its programs and activities.

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MD, DO, MD/PhD or equivalent
Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Subspecialties and eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Arizona.
Three to five years of progressively complex administrative experience (e.g., program leader, center/section director, etc.) in an academic medical center setting.
Demonstrated track record of distinction in teaching, clinical care, and research in an academic department of medicine or equivalent environment.
Demonstrated commitment to patient care, reflecting a service-oriented, team-based philosophy with hospital administration and health professional colleagues from all disciplines, departments, and specialties.