Thoracic Medical Oncologist

Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, Arizona
Mar 27, 2021
Apr 26, 2021
Hematology, Oncology
Full Time
Position Type

Mayo Clinic Arizona is seeking a Thoracic Medical Oncologist to partner with one of the nation’s best hospitals and Cancer Centers (# 1 hospital in Arizona for 8 consecutive years, Nationally #6 in thoracic surgery/pulmonary medicine, #16 Overall best hospitals , and #23 for Cancer, U.S. News & World Report 2020). As the only NCI designated cancer center in one of the Nation’s largest metro areas, Mayo Clinic Arizona will provide the successful applicant with many opportunities to contribute to existing efforts, grow new programs, and pursue a personalized career path related to Thoracic Oncology research and treatment.  Mayo Clinic in Arizona serves as the leading referral center for Thoracic Cancers in the Southwest. The Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Mayo Clinic Arizona includes over forty physicians and researchers offering highly skilled, state- of-the art care.  MCA is currently undergoing an ambitious expansion plan with over $700 million dollars in construction.  Cancer is designated as a key strategic priority, so we are seeking an ambitious Academic Thoracic Oncologist who wants to be a part of a top ranked and growing faculty.

Our ideal candidate would be an early to mid-career thoracic oncologist with leadership skills and ambition to expand the Thoracic Oncology program here at Mayo Clinic AZ.  The successful candidate will be able to partner with our internationally recognized surgical, pulmonary, and radiation teams in a multidisciplinary clinic; initiate, run and develop clinical trials; recruit future colleagues and drive innovation across the spectrum of care. The applicant will have a primary focus in Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, and Thymic Cancers, and provide backup services to the Head and Neck cancer practice.  A solid track record in publication and clinical trials design and conduct, is desirable.   The applicant will have the opportunity to teach medical students, residents, and fellows and provide mentorship to more junior faculty. The successful applicant will be able to continue to build their academic practice and reputation nationally and internationally.

Our comprehensive Thoracic Oncology team currently consists of 2 Medical Oncologists, 3 Radiation Oncologists, and 4 Thoracic Surgeons in addition to top ranked teams in Pulmonary Medicine, Radiology, and Pathology.  Our thoracic surgeons perform the highest volume of thoracic robotic and minimally invasive cases in AZ (and the Mayo system) and together we have enjoyed a close working relationship in pioneering patient care and patient clinical trial enrollment.  Our team works with the full spectrum of advanced technologies including Proton Beam Radiation therapy, an on-site cyclotron for synthesis of novel radiopharmaceuticals, and GMP facilities for manufacture of cellular therapies.  Cancer care at Mayo is managed collaboratively across the campuses in Arizona, Florida, and Minnesota, so the applicant will also have access to the combined resources of the entire Mayo Clinic network.  This includes over 200 oncologists and hematologists, CORE research facilities, Pathology, clinical records, and over 2000 faculty involved in cancer care.

Join an organization that provides a rewarding career and promotes excellence in patient-centered care!!  It is an opportune time to join our Division and be a leader in growth and development.  This an exciting time to be in Arizona!!

Board eligible or board certified in Medical Oncology.  Eligible for licensure in the state of Arizona. Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.