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University of Minnesota Physicians Faculty Physician - Pediatric BMT Division Director (Tenured Associate or Profes in Minneapolis, Minnesota

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals. The Division of Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant at the University of Minnesota is seeking time board certified/eligible Pediatric Hematology Oncology physician for a full-time position as Division Director. The candidate will be eligible for appointment at the Associate or Professor level. About the Appointment: The Director will be responsible for the research, education and clinical service missions of the Division. The Division consists of 16 faculty members (MD, MD/PhD, and PhD), along with six Advanced Practice Providers, six clinical nurse coordinators and a full complement of research staff. A strategic priority of the University of Minnesota Medical School, building on a legacy of foundational science, is cellular, gene and immunotherapy for cancer and rare diseases. The incoming Director will leverage the extraordinary scientific opportunities in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, the Stem Cell Institute, the Institute for Cell, Gene, and Immunotherapy, the Center for Immunology, the Center for Translational Medicine, the Clinical Translational Science Institute and other resources such as the Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics GMP Facility. The Director will set the vision for the next scientific era in pediatric cell, gene, and immunotherapies the University of Minnesota Medical School, while embracing the legacy of mentorship, training and outstanding clinical care. The leader will sustain and grow relationships with community partners and philanthropists. About the Division: The clinical program at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital (UMMCH) is a free-standing hospital recognized as the second largest unrelated donor transplant program in the country, and one of the largest umbilical cord blood transplant centers worldwide. The program performs and average of 85 transplants annually in addition to gene therapy and CAR-T cell therapy trials. The pediatric program works closely with the adult program and combined we have over 50 open clinical trials. UMMCH offers state-of-the-art facilities with access to more than 50 subspecialties and convenient family-centered services. The division supports a 3-year ACGME accredited fellowship in Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow transplantation and a 1-year post-fellowship program in Blood and Marrow Transplantation. The Division's scientific laboratories focus on transplantation immunology, cellular therapies, immunotherapies, gene therapies, and innovative therapies for rare metabolic and inherited diseases. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited ACGME Pediatric residency and Pediatric Hematology Oncology fellowship training programs Board eligible/certified in Pediatric Hematology Oncology Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate will have At least eight years of experience in Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation and/or cellular therapies with increasing institutional or other leadership experience An established extramurally-funded independent research program A track record of peer-reviewed publications in bone marrow transplantation, immunotherapy, cellular or gene therapy Experience in growing and sustaining philanthropic relationships Key Attributes Record of scholarly accomplishment; ability to lead by example;

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