Cancer Center Jobs

Immuno-oncology Position

The University of Vermont Cancer Center

June 20, 2023


Clinical:  We are looking for an individual with interest in solid tumor oncology and immunotherapy.  The individual will provide medical care to patients with lung cancer, GU cancers, melanoma and other solid tumors, in the inpatient and outpatient setting which includes participation in appropriate multidisciplinary conferences.  The individual will deliver care and supervise residents and fellows on the inpatient and consultative hematology/oncology services including weekend call.  This position involves 70% clinical effort.

Scholarly activity: This position affords 30% protected time for scholarly activity.  The successful candidate will be expected to conduct an independent cancer research program which is either laboratory-based or focused on clinical investigations.  Academic clinicians will have expectations for the conduct of and accrual to clinical trials, and also for collaboration with Cancer Center laboratory investigations to promote translational discovery.  Membership in the University of Vermont Cancer Center is expected.  A history of productive cancer-focused research, with extramural support for research activities, is desired.  UVM is a member of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology and individuals will participate in national cooperative group activities.

Teaching: The candidate will teach Hematology/Oncology fellows, medical residents, graduate students (if appropriate) and medical students through didactic lectures, clinics, ward rounds, laboratory settings and consultation rounds. Opportunities exist for developing and teaching portions of courses in medicine for graduate and medical students. Instructional duties may require teaching outside of the area of the candidate’s specialty when on inpatient and consult medicine services.

Service and Leadership Opportunity:  This position has the opportunity for an important role in the University of Vermont Cancer Center promoting clinical and translational research.  In this role, the successful candidate will have substantial opportunities for collaboration in trans-disciplinary research and initiatives.  Individuals at the Associate Professor level may have the opportunity for a leadership position within the Cancer Center.  The successful candidate will also participate in appropriate Department of Medicine, Larner College of Medicine and University of Vermont Cancer Center committees and functions, and serve in an academic advisory capacity to medical students, medical residents and Hematology/Oncology fellows.

Support:  Start-up support will be available, with the nature and amount dependent on the particular candidate’s needs.  Exceptional laboratory space is available through the University of Vermont Cancer Center for candidates with a laboratory-based research program.

Qualifications: M.D. degree or equivalent.  Applicants must be ABIM board certified in Medical Oncology or equivalent. Applicants must be clinically qualified to care for patients in the broad discipline of oncology and hematology and provide coverage for patients over nights and weekends as needed.  Applicants must be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Vermont, for hospital privileges at UVM Medical Center, and academic appointment at UVM.

Candidates should have documented successful experience in an academic position and meet eligibility criteria for appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.  Candidates must possess the experience and skills to provide outstanding clinical care, advance the scholarly mission of the University and meet University criteria for retention and promotion.

EEO/Affirmative Action Statement

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/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 category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.

Salary and Benefits: Full-time faculty appointment with salary support at the appropriate academic rank, and a generous benefit package as outlined by the College of Medicine.  Active staff appointment at The University of Vermont Medical Center will also be facilitated.

Application Process:

Applicants must apply online at: under Position No. 00025919 with CV and cover letter. Questions about this opportunity may be directed to: Dr. Randall Holcombe,  Search Committee Chair via email: [email protected] 

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.