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Clinical Investigator, Head and Neck Oncology

Stanford Cancer Institute

June 10, 2024
The Division of Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University seeks medical oncologists as Assistant, Associate, or full Professor in the University Medical Line (UML). We are seeking at least two board-certified or eligible medical oncologists to join the Head and Neck Oncology Program as clinician scientists. We are particularly interested in early-career professionals whose aspirations align with our team-based approach and who would benefit from our exceptional mentorship opportunities.

The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. 

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an academic Head and Neck Oncology research program focused on clinical/translational research, teach fellows and other trainees, and actively participate in our Head and Neck Oncology clinics. The ideal candidate will have focused interest or expertise in oncology new drug development, a strong record of academic achievement in head and neck cancer within a multidisciplinary setting, and a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.  The successful applicant should have an MD, be board certified or eligible in Medical Oncology and/or Hematology, and have clinical experience in head and neck oncology.  We anticipate significant growth opportunities in thyroid, salivary gland, and base of skull malignancies.

The Division of Oncology benefits from an outstanding scientific and clinical environment at Stanford, including active collaborations with the basic science departments and the Stanford Institutes. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.


The Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

Submit CV, a brief letter and the names of three references to:

For questions, please contact Margaret Wootton at [email protected].

The expected base pay range for this position is:

Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology

Assistant Professor: $234,000 - $269,000

Associate Professor: $282,000 - $338,000

Professor: $356,000 - $375,000

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It does not include all components of the School of Medicine’s faculty compensation program or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.