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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

for University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA

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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the Trojan Family, which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

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Director, Neuro-Oncology Research
Childrens Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

The Childrens Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases (CCCBD) at the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) within the Department of Pediatrics and the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC) are actively seeking a full-time faculty member to serve as the Director of Basic and Translational Neuro-Oncology. We are searching for a dynamic leader to develop our program in basic and translational neurooncology research. This is a tenure track position at the Associate or full Professor level. This individual will head efforts to discover new therapies for pediatric brain tumors and work with the Centers neuro-oncology clinical research team to design and implement novel clinical trials. The director will be an active member of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and will hold an academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine at the level of Associate or full Professor appropriate to training and experience.
The program hosts an ACGME accredited Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship and advanced specialty post graduate subspecialty fellowships in Neuro-Oncology, BMT, Coagulation, and Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology. For the 3rd year in a row, the CCCBD was rated in the top 5 pediatric cancer programs and CHLA as the 5th ranked childrens hospital in the 2014 U. S. News & World Report rankings. Our Center has the largest pediatric brain tumor program in the West. The CCCBD has a large Clinical Trials Operation that supports active clinical trials programs in hematology, oncology and BMT. Additionally, the CCCBD coordinates three leading pediatric oncology clinical trials groups of international reputation: The New Approaches to Neuroblastoma (NANT) consortium, the Therapeutic Advances in Childhood Leukemia/Lymphoma (TACL) Consortium and the Head Start Consortium for Pediatric Brain Tumors
CHLA is one of the countrys premier pediatric teaching hospitals and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of USC since 1932. CHLA continues to build on its partnership with USC, which is the oldest private research university in the Western United States. USC has steadily enhanced its academic excellence and reputation over the past two decades; it recently ranked 23rd among public and private universities in the nation, according to the 2014 U. S. News & World Report rankings.
Administrative and research support including staff, resources and infrastructure will be provided.
USC and CHLA are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

For inquiries, please contact:
Marv Nelson, MD
Chairman for Radiology
Department of Radiology
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
mdnelson@chla. usc. edu

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*Requisition ID:* 2001683

*Position ID:* P01444916

*Academic Title:* Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

*Department:* Pediatrics/CHLA

*Location:* Health Sciences Campus

*Employment Type:* Full-Time

*Employment Terms:* New

*FLSA:* Exempt

*Quicklink for Posting:* http://jobs. usc. edu/postings/47401

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