Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is seeking a full-time medical pulmonologist at the Assistant/Associate or full Professor level, interested in practicing general pulmonology and critical care medicine, and carrying out lung cancer screening. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is part of the newly established Department of Internal Medicine. The successful candidate will join a vibrant multidisciplinary team of physicians and scientists dedicated to understanding and treating pulmonary complications in patients with cancer, caring for patients in the ICU, and education of staff and trainees.
Responsibilities include outpatient clinics, inpatient consultation service, general pulmonary medicine, intensive care and screening clinic.
Additional opportunities include clinical and translational research, participation and leadership in clinical trials, as well as teaching and supervision of trainees. Applicants are required to be BC/BE in both pulmonary disease and critical care medicine and be eligible for a NY State Medical License. The search committee will consider clinical expertise and leadership qualities in addition to translational research interests, publication record, and commitment to clinical care and teaching. Academic rank and compensation are dependent upon qualifications and years of experience. Faculty will also be recommended for a joint appointment at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine. Roswell Park offers a generous package of fringe benefits.
Since 1898, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has forged an exemplary reputation with the combined strength of its basic/translational research, multidisciplinary oncology teams, educational programs and compassionate staff. A seamless interface of scientific inquiry and clinical application and an aggressive clinical trials program, Roswell Park commits the infrastructure, intellectual capital and necessary resources to convert scientific discoveries into real-world products and applications. A charter member of the NCCN, Roswell Park is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York.
RPCI’s contributions to reducing the global cancer toll include initiating the world's first chemotherapy program; pioneering the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, photodynamic therapy and the combination chemotherapy of leucovorin and 5-FU (the gold standard for colon cancer treatment); developing the RPMI 1640 Culture Media (used in research labs around the world); and collaborating on landmark studies related to the Human Genome Project. Roswell Park initiated one of the nation's first centers dedicated to Early Phase Clinical Trials and drives innovative cancer research in genetics, cell stress and immunotherapy, leading to new personalized treatments.
Over the last decade, Roswell Park has undergone major growth, adding 1,000 new staff, showing a 198% increase in grant revenues and a 300% increase in clinical revenues, initiating one of the nation's first centers dedicated to phase I clinical research studies, and setting itself apart as a leader in surgical robotics, genetics research, vitamin D research, novel immunotherapies, and tumor microenvironment and behavior/prevention studies.
Roswell Park is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates should email their CV and three references to: