Faculty Position - Medical Director of Clinical Research - Department of Hematology

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Clifford Takemoto
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a private not-for-profit institute, is a world-renowned institution engaged in cutting edge research and clinical care for patients with catastrophic childhood diseases.


The Department of Hematology at St. Jude is recruiting for a faculty position for Medical Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Clinical Hematology. The Director will provide oversight and leadership of the clinical/translational research programs in the Division. Areas of robust, active clinical investigation include sickle cell disease, bone marrow failure, and bleeding disorders.


The Department has outstanding resources for patient care and research, and opportunities to collaborate with investigators in diverse biomedical fields. St. Jude has a highly successful clinical fellowship program and physician scientist training program. Associations with the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and the Department of Pediatrics at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital provide opportunities for additional research collaborations and medical education/teaching.


Memphis is a vibrant, thriving, and affordable city at the historic American crossroads of music, trade, food, and culture. St. Jude facilities and salaries are highly competitive, and a generous benefit package is included.


Applicants should submit a letter of inquiry and a current CV directly online.


Alternatively, application materials can be submitted to:
Cliff Takemoto MD, Chief Clinical Hematology &
Mitchell Weiss MD, PhD, Chair Department of Hematology
c/o Deanna Walls
Department of Hematology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place - MS #355
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Email: hematologyrecruiting@stjude.org

Minimum Education

Successful candidates will have an MD (or equivalent) degree, be board-certified or board-eligible in pediatric hematology/oncology. 

Minimum Experience

The applicant should have record of accomplishment in clinical research in areas of non-malignant hematology. Preference will be given to candidates with a research focus in sickle cell disease and experimental therapeutics.


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