Professor – Clinical Research in Supportive Care Medicine
Job posting number: #7092389 (Ref:10013405)
Posted: January 17, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
To meet the demands of our growing network in Southern California, City of Hope is seeking a Professor of Clinical Research in any area of Supportive Care to join our faculty here on our Duarte, California campus.
Examples of research areas within Supportive Care include: Palliative Care, Hospice End of Life, Psychosocial Distress in Cancer Patients, Geriatric Oncology, Pain Research and Technology for Vulnerable Populations. Our interdisciplinary team - composed of specialist physicians, nurses, social workers, nutritionists and chaplains - works with patients to meaningfully improve their medical, psychosocial, and behavioral health needs during and after cancer treatment. By bringing together clinical research services, treatments and the respective multidisciplinary team in one place, we can deliver truly coordinated care in a way that is convenient for our patients. Areas of special interest are: aging research, biopsychosocial screening, pain, and gender strengths in health services and social sciences.
City of Hope is an expanding institution in both numbers of patients per year as well as infrastructure investment in clinical, academic and research facilities.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Collaborate with investigators in an exciting clinical research environment
- Work in a supportive practice environment with collegial faculty members
- Opportunity for research and individual professional development
- Provide patient-centered care in collaboration with our team of world class physicians
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
- Applicants must have an MD/DO or PhD Degree or equivalent required related experience
- For more information about the Department of Supportive Care Medicine, please see our website: City of Hope | Dept. of Supportive Care Medicine
- To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.