West Virginia University Medicine seeks a Director for their growing WVU Cancer Institute. Leading one of West Virginian University’s “Signature Programs” which addresses the region’s most pressing healthcare needs, the Director serves as the physician executive with responsibility for all aspects of the clinical, research, educational, and prevention missions of the cancer program managed collaboratively under the auspices of WVU Medicine and WVU Health Sciences. The Cancer Institute has experienced unprecedented growth in the past few years and is ready for a new leader to move it to the next higher level. WVU Medicine is the leading healthcare provider in the state and is undergoing significant growth, both in Morgantown and throughout the state.
Candidates must have prior leadership roles in cancer program management such as a Cancer Center Director or Associate Director, Department Chair or Division Chief; carry a national/international reputation for expertise in medical, surgical, gynecological, or radiation oncology; and have a record of recruiting and retaining cancer researchers and clinical faculty members. Work mentoring the research of junior faculty and experience with the application process for a Cancer Center Support Grant gained through prior experience in a leadership role at an NCI-designated Cancer Center is strongly preferred as is experience in fundraising. The candidate should also have a record of peer-reviewed research funding and publication in high-impact journals.
Nominations and/or application may be made directly and confidentially by contacting:
Detailed Position Specification available also upon request.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About West Virginia University Cancer Institute
The West Virginia University Health System, the state’s largest health system, is comprised of 9 hospitals – its flagship academic medical center, West Virginia University Hospitals in Morgantown; Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg; Braxton County Memorial Hospital in Gassaway; Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg; Jefferson Medical Center in Ranson; Potomac Valley Hospital in Keyser; Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glen Dale; St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon; and United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. It also provides management services to Summersville Regional Medical Center in Summersville, Wetzel County Hospital in New Martinsville, Jackson General Hospital in Ripley, and Garrett Regional Medical Center in Oakland, Maryland. The WVU Health System also includes five institutes – the WVU Cancer Institute, the WVU Critical Care and Trauma Institute, the WVU Eye Institute, the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, and the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. The Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC), established in 1989, is organized as an inter- and multi-disciplinary matrix center comprised of more than 90 members, across 34 departments and 8 schools and colleges.
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