University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 84724

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 05/24/16


Working Title:
Associate Director of Clinical Research- UWCCC
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
MD, DO (or equivalent) or MD/PhD; Must be Board prepared or eligible in Hematology/Oncology and/or Medical Oncology.
 Eligible for Wisconsin medical license.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Clinical and research interest in hematology/oncology. The candidate will have a proven track record of program building and leadership roles within cancer medicine. Completion of accredited fellowship training program. Candidates for associate and full professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines.
Principal duties:
The University of Wisconsin Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin is seeking applicants for a full-time professor or associate level hematologist/oncologist to lead the clinical research program. Clinical research is conducted in the UWCCC by 16 multi-disciplinary Disease Oriented Teams (DOTs), and is supported by the UWCCC Clinical Research Central Office (CRCO). Clinical research conduct is overseen by the CCSG-mandated Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee and the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee. Over 70 UWCCC investigators regularly enroll patients to therapeutic intervention trials at UW Hospital and Clinics and at our 1 South Park Street clinic.
The UWCCC is Lead Academic Participant Site in the multi-disease National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) U10 grant, with 80 patients enrolling on therapeutic intervention trials last year. We conduct phase I trials in the Early Therapeutics Clinical Trials Network (ETCTN) through our UM1 grant, which is jointly held with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Since 1998, UWCCC investigators have conducted phase II investigator-initiated trials through the institutionally supported Wisconsin Oncology Network (WON), a regional collaborative network of 16 private practices in Wisconsin and nearby states, the Marshfield Clinic, and the Medical College of Wisconsin, in order to extend novel cancer therapeutics throughout the region. Other multi-site clinical research networks to which the UWCCC contributes are the NCI-funded Mayo Clinic Phase II Consortium, the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium (BTCRC), the SU2C Pediatric Oncology Dream Team, and the Midwest Sarcoma Research Network.

This position will include some direct patient care. The candidate will have protected time to develop a research program and to engage in related scholarly activity. The successful candidate will lead dedicated disease-specific research staff and have access to substantial programmatic research funds.

The UWCCC and the School of Medicine and Public Health offer a competitive start up package. The Division of Hematology/Oncology is part of the Department of Medicine and the NCI-designated UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Division is active in all phases of cancer therapy development and evaluation.

  Additional Information:
 Total compensation targets AAMC benchmark for Associate and Full Professors.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:SEPTEMBER 05, 2016
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: AUGUST 31, 2016
Please send CV and cover letter summarizing research interests referring to Position Vacancy Listing # 84274 to the contact indicated above.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Julene Gaspard
Phone: 608-265-8134
600 Highland Ave   
Fax: N/A
K4/546 Clinical Science Center   
Madison, WI 53792-0001   
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