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Location: Albany, New York
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 1313
Applications are invited for a full-time faculty position at the Associate Professor or Professor level to join the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Pediatrics at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Med. The ideal applicant will have expertise in sarcomas and solid tumors.
Applicants will have the opportunity to oversee the Capital Region’s comprehensive Sarcoma Program as Director. This individual will be joining 5 additional full-time faculty in a well-established and donor-supported program at the Melodies Center for Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders with specialty clinics in Sarcoma, Neuro-Oncology/Neurofibromatosis, Sickle Cell, Hemophilia/Thrombosis, and Survivorship. This signature program of the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Med serves over 740,000 children and young adults from 25 counties in upstate New York, southern Vermont and western Massachusetts and is the only specialty clinic of its kind in the region. The faculty hold academic appointments at the Albany Medical College and actively participate in teaching of residents and medical students daily. We evaluate approximately 70 new cancer diagnoses annually and see more than 5700 outpatient visits in the outpatient offices. We are full members of COG and ATHN and participate in funding initiatives through both organizations.
Albany Medical Center Hospital is a large academic Medical Center in Albany, New York, the state capital. It is a level I Trauma Center and the regional hub for all adult and pediatric specialties. The Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital, which houses a 60 bed Level 4 NICU, 19 bed PICU, and a state-of-the-art Pediatric Emergency Department, is the site of inpatient care rendered by the division. Albany Medical College is a private medical school, and a nondiscriminatory AA/EOE institution (minorities and women are encouraged to apply). The successful candidate will enjoy many opportunities for teaching and mentoring house staff and medical students and will be eligible for a faculty appointment in Albany medical College, rank will be commensurate with qualifications, and experience.
Located at the heart of New York’s Capital Region, Albany is a culturally and environmentally diverse area that is home to nearly 1,000,000 residents. The catchment area of Albany Med serves an over 3 million population. The 3 cities of the capital region–Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, and their suburbs offer a range of affordable, safe, and comfortable neighborhoods with quality schools and active community groups. Albany, the capital of New York State, is home for the state University in Albany, the School of Public Health, Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany Law School, and multiple private colleges, and offers a wide variety of culturally events. It is within easy driving distance to New York City, Boston, and Montréal, as well as the Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid, Saratoga, and Lake George. It is a wonderful place to raise the family and enjoy activities related to all 4 seasons. To learn more about the Capital Region, please visit www.AMC.edu/greatplace.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Kanyalakshmi Ayyanar, M.D., Division Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology,
47 New Scotland Ave., MC 24, Albany, New York, 12208. Email: email@example.com.