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Urologic Oncologist

Weill Cornell Medicine, Dept. of Urology
New York City, New York
Closing date
Apr 1, 2023

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Oncology, Urology
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent, Academic/Teaching

WCM Department of Urology

Job Posting: Urologic Oncologist

New York, New York

Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) Hospital is seeking a board-certified mid-career or senior urologic oncologist to join our team in the Department of Urology, on the Upper East Side Campus in Manhattan, New York, to lead our Kidney Cancer Program.  The candidate should have research expertise and a federally funded research program in kidney cancer. We are seeking a collaborative team member passionate to advance urological care for our patients as Director of the Kidney Cancer Program within the department.

The WCM Peter M. Sacerdote Urology Research Laboratory is a robust laboratory space, spanning 5,300 square feet (SF), with state-of-the art equipment located next to our clinical space and administrative offices, allowing for easy interaction between our faculty and researchers in other departments within the institution. In addition to the main laboratory consisting of 33 lab benches of 14 linear feet each, several adjoining rooms include: a dedicated tissue culture room of 440 SF consisting of five double stacked incubators, five biological hoods, microscopes, water baths, centrifuges, a small cryostorage tank, a sink with double polished water; a microscope room; four equipment rooms containing numerous refrigerators/freezers (liquid N2, -80 and -20) all of which are centrally alarmed, cryostats, chemical hoods, radiation safety hood, an Allerga 25R and a Sorvall Super T21 centrifuges, Savont DNA 120 speedvac; a glass washing room with autoclave; a storage and supplies room; and a walk-in cold room.

The candidate will be a full member of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center (MCC) and work collaboratively with other members of the center. As a matrixed cancer center, the MCC converges the talent of basic, translational, clinical, and population-based cancer investigators across Weill Cornell Medicine. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively across the current cancer care network which encompasses a patient population with significant ethnic diversity and health disparities and with other GU oncologists within WCM, WCM-NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and WCM-NYP Queens. The candidate will participate in the education of medical students, residents, and the department’s Society of Urologic Oncology fellows. WCM maintains major affiliations with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University, and the Hospital for Special Surgery.

The ideal candidate will play an instrumental role in advancing the Department of Urology’s mission of providing the best personalized, compassionate, quality care to patients by placing the patient’s experience first, be committed to research, discovery and innovation, and be dedicated to the education of the next generation of diverse leaders in urologic care. 

The Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Urology is one of the top-ranked multidisciplinary clinical and research teams in the country. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. The selected candidate will be an employee of Weill Cornell Medicine and hold an academic appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College at the Associate or Full Professor level. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate to the candidates experience and credentials.

Weill Cornell Medicine seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, trainees, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds. NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine are equal opportunity employers, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran of disability status or generic information.

Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae, bibliography, and statement of interest to: Tonya McKnight, Academic and Faculty Affairs Manager for the Department of Urology at:

About us:

Weill Cornell Medicine: Founded in 1898 and affiliated with what is now New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) since 1927, Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. WCM is a comprehensive academic medical center that is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization- are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side’s scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine’s powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria, and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NYP/WCM Upper East Side, NYP/WCM Lower Manhattan Hospital, WCM/NYP Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn and NYP Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients.

Salary Range:

  • Assistant Professor: $374,687-428,583 Associate Professor: $430,947- 501,570

Weill Cornell Medicine provides the above salary range in compliance with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range listed is for full‐time employment not including bonuses, clinical incentive compensation, or benefits. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors including but not limited to internal equity, specialty, training, and hospital/community needs.

The above salary range for New York City based roles represents WCM’s good faith and reasonable estimate of possible compensation at the time of posting.







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