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Cancer Blood Disorder Director Translational Immunotherapy Center
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 117411
Faculty Position: Professor
The Cancer & Blood Diseases Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital is seeking an innovative and dynamic Director for its Cancer Translational Immunotherapy Center. The objective for the position is to lead - and expand through recruitment - a team of investigators focused on developing engineered cellular and vaccine immunotherapies for pediatric and young adult cancers. The research program integrates into a large and well-established program for clinical stem cell transplant and cellular therapies, with clinical CART experience, an internationally-noted program for viral-specific T-cell therapies, transplants.
Inquiries and applications with a letter of interest and curriculum vitae should be sent in strict confidence to: Debbie Mancini at: Deborah.Mancini@CCHMC.org
MD/ DO or equivalent, and/or Ph.D. with focused experience in engineered cellular or vaccine immunotherapy development with strong publication and funding accomplishments
Research focus on pediatric and/or young adult malignancies
Expertise in the molecular engineering of cellular therapies or novel vaccines for cancer, with evidence of ability to develop new technologies and applications
Professor appointment or eligibility required with a minimum of five years of service at the Associate Professor or equivalent rank
Commitment to team science and collaborative bench to bedside culture
Interest and ability to assemble and recruit additional research team members spanning cellular & antibody therapies, tumor vaccines, immune microenvironment, radiation biology
Evidence of strong multidisciplinary team leadership and communication skills, and ability to collaborate effectively with other laboratory research and clinical leaders and their teams.
Experience with strategic planning and execution
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, education, and clinical care delivery
Board certification if applicable
Development Knowledge of growth and development
Family-centered care Understands and support family-centered care
Clinical Knowledge - Specialty Professional knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide evaluation and treatment of complex patients in one or more specialty areas
Path/Pharm Knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology
Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Communication Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
Expert Knowledge & Skills Demonstrated skills in physical assessments, diagnosis, medical management, clinical consultation, research and education. Ability to train residents and fellows. Organizational ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed and complex medical center. Possesses expert knowledge and experience of medical specialty.
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About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.