Job Description

Open Rank of Pediatrics Hematology Oncology

Posting Numberreq11447
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentPediatrics Hematology Oncology (997M)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The University of the New Mexico School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is recruiting a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor to join the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The Department of Pediatrics is a multi-specialty group of >100 faculty at New Mexico’s only pediatric tertiary care facility. The Children’s Hospital of New Mexico is an integral part of the University of New Mexico Health Science Center, the State’s premier medical, educational and research institution. Final rank, salary, and track will be based on prior training and experience.

The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology service offers complete clinical care services for infants, children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders. The service currently sees 60 new oncology patients per year at the Children’s Hospital and affiliated clinics. The Division is an active participant in COG with several division members involved in major and ongoing clinical protocols as well as disease strategy groups. The division houses a state funded hemophilia program, a survivorship program, and a vascular anomalies program.. The Division is also a part of the UNM Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state and one of only 40 in the nation.

The successful candidate will practice excellent interpersonal and clinical care skill, and have a strong interest in participating in the education of medical students and pediatric residents. Opportunities for basic or clinical research are available.

The Children’s Hospital of New Mexico is located on the beautiful campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. Albuquerque, with a population of 800,000, is located in the high desert of New Mexico. It offers the cultural advantages of a metropolitan area with the feeling of small city living. New Mexico enjoys a mild 4-season climate with affordable housing and a vibrant cultural scene. Santa Fe, a world-renowned artistic community, is less than an hour away. New Mexico is a place of unmatched natural beauty and offers easy access to outdoor activities including hunting and fishing, skiing, rafting, hiking, ballooning and other activities.

This position is subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law and clearance by the New Mexico Department of Health is required as a condition of employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • Board Certified/ Board Eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Able to obtain licensure in the State of New Mexico
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in clinical hematology/oncology
  • Experience teaching medical students and residents
Application InstructionsA complete application must contain a cover letter, CV and a list of three (3) references.
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 1/12/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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