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Company: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

The departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia are looking to hire a PhD scientist or neuro-oncologist physician-scientist.

  • The successful candidate will be collaborative and will run a strong basic and translational research laboratory focused on glioma.
  • Thomas Jefferson University covers a large population in Philadelphia, south NJ and Delaware.
  • The team currently includes four neurosurgeons, three neuro-oncologists and three CNS radiation oncologists. The team works closely with clinicians and researchers at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center as well as the Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience.
  • The team holds weekly tumor board and pathology review meetings.
  • The team is active in clinical trials and translational research.
  • Clinical responsibilities (for physicians) include outpatient clinic taking care of patients with benign and malignant primary and metastatic brain tumors.
  • Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health is an NCI-designated consortium cancer center that includes researchers from Thomas Jefferson University and Drexel University. It offers outstanding shared core facilities. The SKCC has a large regional footprint with multiple interconnected advanced care hubs. The SKCC is located in the heart of Philadelphia, a vibrant urban cultural scene with an abundance of opportunities for professional and social interactions. Jefferson seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community engagement has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest along with their CV to and . Jefferson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds. Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science. Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet -designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership. Jefferson s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
    • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
    • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
    • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans. Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson s clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Keywords: Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health, Philadelphia , Neurology , Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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