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JOB POSTING in Australia: Children's Cancer Foundation Chair

  • CHILDREN’S CANCER FOUNDATION CHAIR
    Job no: 0049704
    Work type: Fixed Term
    Location: Other
  • Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne
  • Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
  • Role & Superannuation rate: Academic – Full time – 17% superannuation
  • Salary: An attractive salary package will be negotiated, including a start-up support package

Help us lead the way towards better treatments and cures for childhood cancers

We are recruiting a Children’s Cancer Foundation Chair who will shape Australia’s leadership of research and clinical practice in paediatric cancer, towards better treatments, cures and more support for families.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work in partnership with world-leading organisations to drive research, teaching and training, and clinical care delivery.

The Children’s Cancer Foundation Chair is a new leadership position made possible by generous funding from the Children’s Cancer Foundation in collaboration with key Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) partners: The University of Melbourne, The Royal Children’s Hospital, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI).

Highest quality research and clinical facilities and support will be provided to ensure that you are able to drive and deliver productive, ground-breaking collaborations across the world-leading Melbourne Biomedical Precinct as well as with paediatric clinical and research groups nationally and internationally.

About you

You will possess:

  • A medical qualification registrable with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Paediatric fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians or equivalent qualification
  • A research doctorate
  • A distinguished career of international standing in the field of paediatric oncology
  • Demonstrated leadership in research, scholarship, education and clinical care in paediatric oncology
  • Demonstrated ability to foster academic achievement and clinical innovation in others
  • Demonstrated ability to provide family-centred care
  • Ability to identify and exploit new opportunities in education, research and the provision of services to the benefit of the Department of Paediatrics and key partnering Institutions
  • A strong record of success in obtaining external peer reviewed research grants
  • A strong record in paediatric research, as evidenced by a superior publication record
  • Recognised clinical expertise in the field of paediatrics
  • Ability to provide advocacy for children and adolescent health and wellbeing

About Us

Established in 1862, Melbourne Medical School (MMS) is Australia’s top medical school, located within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS) at the University of Melbourne. We work with communities to improve health and advance healthcare, through our teaching, learning, research, clinical care and advocacy. We are ranked 9th in the world for Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health (THE World University Rankings) and 17th in Medicine (QS).
http://www.medicine.unimelb.edu.au

Employee Benefits

We offer a number of employee benefits to maximise your work life at University of Melbourne (UOM). Benefits include a salary packaging scheme and flexible, family-friendly policies that provide generous leave and working conditions. This is an opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment with substantial discounts for eligible staff and their immediate families to undertake further studies at UOM.

To find out more, visit http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits  

How to apply

We are in a time of expansion and growth. For more information, position description and other opportunities, please visit medicine.unimelb.edu.au/about/join-the-melbourne-medical-school

Your application should include a CV along with your responses to the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to:
https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

This is a re-advertised position; previous applicants need not re-apply.

For the Position Description and to apply online:
http://jobs.unimelb.edu.au/caw/en/job/901677/childrens-cancer-foundation-chair

Applications close: 5 March 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

JOB POSTING: Two Clinician Educator Faculty Position(s) Division of Hematology-Oncology Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University

The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital are seeking two full-time academic physicians to join the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.  The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate evidence of clinical and research expertise in pediatric hematology/oncology.  Each candidate will share responsibilities in delivering the comprehensive clinical hematology and oncology services provided by the Division, will participate in research and educational activities and share call duties with existing faculty.  To address the clinical needs of the growing population in Hamilton and the surrounding region, areas of clinical focus in hemoglobinopathy, thrombosis and general hematology would be an asset. Candidates’ special areas of interest will be considered and preference will be given to candidates who have completed additional training in relevant areas of pediatric hematology and/or oncology, education or research.  Start dates are negotiable.

McMaster University is internationally recognized for innovations in medical education and pioneering biomedical, epidemiological and health systems research.  Located in Hamilton, on the edge of Lake Ontario and the picturesque Niagara escarpment, McMaster Children’s Hospital is a tertiary referral centre serving a population of more than 2.3 million.  The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology is a full member of the Children’s Oncology Group. The Division currently has thirteen members (including three radiation oncologists and a research scientist). It is a research-intensive group; the successful candidates will be encouraged to develop a clinical investigative agenda as well as participate in educational activities within the undergraduate medical program and the Royal College accredited pediatric and pediatric hematology-oncology post-graduate training programs.

These positions will incorporate academic appointments appropriate to the qualifications and expertise of the applicants. We offer a collegial atmosphere, a unique academic environment, many research opportunities and the opportunity to work in a growing academic department with enthusiastic colleagues.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada – or – No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) in Pediatrics and Hematology/Oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.

For more information on the Department of Pediatrics, visit http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/pediatrics. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Angelo Mikrogianakis, Chair
c/o Elizabeth Fonseca, Academic Coordinator
Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University
1280 Main Street W., HSC-3A
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 76646
Fax: 905-570-8967

Email: pedsprt@mcmaster.ca

JOB POSTING: Locum Position, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Dalhousie University/IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine and the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia is seeking a locum tenens for all or part of a block up to 6 months between 1 January 2020 and 20 July 2020.

The IWK Health Centre www.iwk.nshealth.ca is an academic tertiary care pediatric and maternal care hospital and serves as the pediatric referral centre for the Maritime Provinces. The primary role of the locum will be in clinical with duties in pediatric hematology and oncology. Teaching would be a minor component of the role primarily focused on trainees rotating through the service. There are no expectations for research or administrative responsibilities.

The successful physician will join a team of five Pediatric Hematology/Oncology specialists. The service is supported by excellent hemato-and anatomic pathology laboratories and is a member of the Children’s Oncology Group. We work in conjunction with an excellent interdisciplinary team, sharing care with community pediatric teams, to serve approximately 55 new oncology and 80-100 new hematology patients diagnosed each year from across the Maritime Provinces.

Applicants must have a fellowship in Pediatrics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent. They must also have completed, or be eligible for, the College’s examination for a Certificate in Special Competence in Pediatric Hematology Oncology. Eligibility for medical licensure in the Province of Nova Scotia is required.

A covering letter and curriculum vitae, along with the names of three referees (2 academic), should be directed to:

Conrad Fernandez MD, FRCPC
Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Bioethics
Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre
5850 University Avenue
Halifax, NS, B3K 6R8
phone: 902-470-6839

E-mail: Conrad.fernandez@iwk.nshealth.ca
With a copy to Administrative Assistant to Dr Fernandez: Mansurah Aziz Mansurah.aziz@iwk.nshealth.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

JOB POSTING: Clinical Research Services Assistant Manager for Cell Therapeutics and Transplantation (closes 12-Jan-2020)

Full time position titled “Clinical Research Services Assistant Manager” and will be closing January 12/2020. Please see the full job description and qualification at : www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/36230.

Questions can be directed to Jessica Davis at jdavis3@cw.bc.ca

This position is responsible for the start-up and initiation of clinical trials conducted by the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program (MC3RP) within the Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of BC’s Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant (Hem/Onc/BMT) and the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.

The primary function of the position is to perform research activities for  the cellular therapeutics and Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) programs with planned expansion into other research programs within the MC3RP. Specifically, they will be a primary liaison for CureWorks, PedCITN, CBMTG, PBMTC, as well as all related industry sponsored studies associated with the program.

The incumbent will perform research related  activities encompassing UBC.CW Research Ethics Board (REB) applications, contracts, finance, regulatory, departmental approvals and initiation of primarily but not limited to cellular therapy and bone marrow transplant clinical research studies with planned expansion into other programs of research within the Childhood Cancer and Blood Research Program.

The incumbent is required to conduct all research activities in an ethical manner, suited to the regulations of the University of British Columbia and to the professional organizations governing his or herself and those governing the activities of the institution and all other investigators. Any procedures undertaken as part of the trial start-up must follow applicable regulatory guidelines. Strict confidentiality of all study matters must be adhered to. The incumbent’s research activities are accountable to the study Principal Investigator, the Director of the MC3RP, and the candidate’s governing professional organization.

JOB POSTING: Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist with expertise in Hematology Regular Full Time Position at BCCH (apply by 31-Jan-2020)

DIVISION OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY, ONCOLOGY, AND BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION
DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
BC CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL VANCOUVER, B.C. CANADA

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist with expertise in Hematology Regular Full Time Position

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, Oncology, Bone and Marrow Transplantation has an outstanding opportunity for a Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist with expertise in Hematology to join our well-established team at BCCH.

Responsibilities encompass patient care, teaching, clinical and/or laboratory research. Applicants must have passed or be eligible for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations in pediatrics, and will have completed a recognized training program in pediatric hematology/oncology. Additional training or expertise in pediatric hematology and/or an established track record is preferred.

The successful candidate will be appointed at the appropriate Clinical Faculty rank at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine. Academic rank and clinical salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

The anticipated start date is July, 2020.

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2020. Interested individuals should submit their most current CV, cover letter and names of three references as soon as possible to:

Caron Strahlendorf. MB.BCh., FCP, FRCPC, DHealth
Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
BC Children’s Hospital
E-mail: cstrahlendorf@cw.bc.ca


British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the most acutely ill or injured children and youth. BCCH also provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and operates a wide number of specialized health programs provided through a number of health services provider groups. As the main pediatrics clinical training site for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), BCCH is the leading acute care teaching facility in the province, and conducts research to advance health and knowledge through the BC Children’s Research Institute, and collaborations with other institutions.

BCCH is a part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.


The Oncology/Hematology/BMT program has recently moved to the new Teck Acute Centre, at the Oak Street Campus of the BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Care Centre. The new inpatient unit features 27 single-patient rooms. The new outpatient unit features 23 single-patient rooms. The program sees 140 new oncology patients and 400 new hematology consultations per year, and performs 25 transplants annually. Additionally, the program is a funded member of the Children’s Oncology Group and has a highly productive research program with over 3 million dollars of grant funding per year.

BCCH and the UBC Department of Pediatrics hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified persons to apply. Canadian law requires that qualified Canadians and permanent residents will be given preference.

JOB POSTING: Locum Temporary Full Time Position at BCCH (apply by 31-Jan-2020)

DIVISION OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY, ONCOLOGY, AND BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION
DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
BC CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL VANCOUVER, B.C. CANADA

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
Locum Temporary Full Time Position
April 2020 to December 2020

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, Oncology, Bone and Marrow Transplantation has an outstanding opportunity for a Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist to join our well-established team at BCCH in the capacity of locum tenens.


Responsibilities encompass patient care and teaching. Applicants must have passed or be eligible for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations in pediatrics, and will have completed a recognized training program in pediatric hematology/oncology.

The anticipated start date is April, 2020.


Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2020. Interested individuals should submit their most current CV, cover letter and names of three references as soon as possible to:

Caron Strahlendorf. MB.BCh., FCP, FRCPC, DHealth
Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
BC Children’s Hospital
E-mail: cstrahlendorf@cw.bc.ca


British Columbia Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the most acutely ill or injured children and youth. BCCH also provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and operates a wide number of specialized health programs provided through a number of health services provider groups. As the main pediatrics clinical training site for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), BCCH is the leading acute care teaching facility in the province, and conducts research to advance health and knowledge through the BC Children’s Research Institute, and collaborations with other institutions.

BCCH is a part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.


The Oncology/Hematology/BMT program has recently moved to the new Teck Acute Centre, at the Oak Street Campus of the BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Care Centre. The new inpatient unit features 27 single-patient rooms. The new outpatient unit features 23 single-patient rooms. The program sees 140 new oncology patients and 400 new hematology consultations per year, and performs 25 transplants annually. Additionally, the program is a funded member of the Children’s Oncology Group and has a highly productive research program with over 3 million dollars of grant funding per year.

BCCH and the UBC Department of Pediatrics hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified persons to apply. Canadian law requires that qualified Canadians and permanent residents will be given preference.

JOB POSTING: 1 year locum at CHEO starting 01-Mar-2020


This job posting is no longer active.

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario has a locum position starting March 1, 2020 for 1 year. This is mainly an oncology position with a focus on lymphoma, soft tissue sarcoma and post bone marrow transplant care. Interested individuals please contact Donna Johnston.

Short-term locum available at Stollery (Edmonton) – start as soon as possible

The Stollery Children’s Hospital is looking for a short term locum in pediatric hematology to start as soon as possible.

Please contact Dr. Bev Wilson (bev.wilson@ahs.ca) for details.

JOB POSTING: Clinical academic position in pediatric hematology-oncology at the Children’s Hospital (London ON) and the University of Western Ontario (review begins 13-Dec-2019; start 01-Jan-2020)

Posting as PDF: https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/careers/pdf/Schulich_Paediatrics_Hem-Onc-Adv_2019.pdf

The Department of Paediatrics, Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, is seeking a fully certified Paediatric Haematologist-Oncologist to join our established Division of Paediatric Haematology-Oncology. The Division of Paediatric Haematology-Oncology provides comprehensive haematology and oncology care for the children of southwestern Ontario population of about 2 million.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. Western is a research-intensive institution with a wide range of academic and professional programs (see http://www.uwo.ca/ to learn more). Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

Candidates for this position must have an MD or equivalent degree and must be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario. Subspecialty certification in Paediatric Haematology-Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. Additional training in clinical informatics is desired. The successful candidate will be a Clinician Teacher, and hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending upon qualifications and experience at the time of appointment. Successful candidates will have a keen interest in academic medicine, the ability to collaborate effectively with all other members of the health care team and office staff, and will be expected to participate in team-based health care and teaching, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Compensation for this position will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. The anticipated start date for this position is January 1, 2020, although an alternate start date may be negotiated.

Please submit your application, including curriculum vitae, Letter of Interest/Statement of Academic Qualifications, and names and contact information of three references to:

John Yoo MD, FRCSC, FACS
Professor and Interim Chair/Chief
Department of Paediatrics
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
Email: John.Yoo@lhsc.on.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on Friday, December 13, 2019. Please ensure that the form http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is included in your application.

Business Addresses:

  • Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca
  • London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, London Ontario, N6A 5W9, www.lhsc.on.ca
  • St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, N6A 4V2, www.sjhc.london.on.ca

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Jill O’Dowda at jodowda@uwo.ca or 519-685-8129.

JOB POSTING: Director, scientific partnerships at the Cancer Research Society

Title: Director, scientific partnerships
Department: Research
Immediate Supervisor: President and Chief Executive Officer Application Deadline: N/A
Status of the position: Permanent
Location: Montréal (Québec)

Founded in 1945, the Cancer Research Society is a national not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to fund research on all types of cancer to help prevent, detect, and treat this disease. Since 2000, the Society has awarded nearly $ 175 million in grants to fund the country’s best cancer research projects.

General Description of the position

Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent is responsible for the Scientific Partnerships Program of the Cancer Research Society.

This is a senior position that involves the planning, implementation, supervision, coordination and monitoring of partnerships and grant attribution mechanisms. This position contains both a very important strategic role as well as an operational one.

The incumbent is also expected to develop key positioning and messages on Scientific Research Partnership Programs, act as spokespersons for these programs, and represent the Society in a variety of scientific activities.

She/he must work in collaboration with the other departments of the organization to ensure the integration of the scientific vision of the Society.

It should be noted that the Society’s head office is located in Montreal and that the incumbent will be required to travel on an occasional basis to meet with partners or attend conferences.

Summary of responsibilities

  • Contributes to the development and implementation of the strategic plan for scientific partnerships.
  • Defines a rigorous and transparent business model.
  • Identifies high impact Canadian partners.
  • Develops and implements an action plan for cancer research partnerships (administration of grants including policies and procedures, scientific committees, communications with researchers, policy statement, promotion of research, web development, representation of the Society, etc.).
  • Identifies and recruits members of the Scientific Committee and peer assessment committees for partnership projects.
  • Establishes a decision-making process for the selection of research projects in collaboration with the Society’s Scientific Committee.
  • Advises the Society on all matters related to cancer research.
  • Revises and updates the terms of reference of the ad hoc scientific committees.
  • Ensures sound budgetary management of funds allocated to research.
  • Represents the Society to different partners and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Scientific Affairs.
  • Represents the Society at meetings, symposia, conferences and external scientific committees where the organization must make known its aspirations in terms of partnerships and collaborations.
  • Acts as scientific spokesperson for the Society and helps to identify other scientific spokespersons who may represent the Society.
  • Accountable for all tasks and responsibilities inherent to his function or that may be entrusted to him/her.

Required skills

  • University degree, PhD level, in the field of oncology or a relevant field or experience in the field of equivalent research
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in scientific business management, in project portfolio management and in establishing research partnerships
  • Non-profit organizations an asset
  • Proficiency in French and English spoken and written at a higher advanced level essential.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Strategic Vision
  • Sense of responsibility and autonomy
  • Strong project management skills
  • Rigour and analysis, research and synthesis
  • Focused on results
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Oral and written communication
  • Highly developed sense of teamwork
  • Advanced mastery of computer tools (especially Word, Outlook and Excel)

To apply

Please forward your resume in Word or PDF format to hboucher@src-crs.ca with the position title in the subject line of your email.

Rest assured that each application received will be reviewed carefully. However, only the candidates meeting the criteria and selected for an interview will be contacted