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Cancer and Aging Medical Oncologist

Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Closing date
Dec 4, 2023

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Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Join us as a Cancer and Aging Medical Oncologist.

Join Cedars-Sinai Cancer during a transformational period of growth and help us achieve our goal of becoming a top tier nationally recognized Cancer Center. We are seeking a Cancer and Aging Medical Oncologist who will focus on cancer and aging in medical oncology and the development of translational research and clinical trials for the treatment of these diseases.

The selected candidate will have programmatic, clinical, administrative, academic and research leadership responsibilities for the program. The Medical Oncologist will lead the development and sustainment of a diverse clinical research portfolio, including investigator-initiated, cooperative group and industry trials through collaboration with basic scientists and translational researchers. The Medical Oncologist will collaborate with other faculty within the Division of Medical Oncology, and across Cedars-Sinai Cancer. The selected candidate will also participate in educational, research, and community outreach and engagement activities that are in alignment with departmental/divisional and Cedars-Sinai Cancer priorities.

Staffed by knowledgeable and specialized clinicians and research personnel, the cancer and aging oncology team is committed to best-in-class patient care, innovative research, and ongoing education in cancer and aging in medical oncology. Our team is comprised of a dedicated group of medical surgical and radiation oncologist clinician investigators and physician-scientists working together to advance research efforts related to cancer and aging in medical oncology. The successful candidate has the following:

  • training and success in the practice of medical oncology
  • dedication to best-in-class patient care
  • a demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues, organizations and leaders
  • a track record of excellence in clinical research, teaching, mentoring physician trainees, patient care, and administration an exceptional record as an investigator conducting research on cancer in the context of lifestyle and metabolic risk factors
  • professorial appointment the Associate or Professor level
  • Board certification in Internal Medicine and in the subspecialty of Medical Oncology
  • an unrestricted California license as Physician

Interested candidates should apply by sending their CV, a cover letter, as well as names of three references to Karen Reckamp, MD, MS at

At Cedars-Sinai, we are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve.

About Cedars-Sinai Cancer The Cedars-Sinai Cancer program sees over 4800 new cases of cancer per year and is part of the Cedars-Sinai Health System, a rapidly expanding vertically integrated health system with practices located in Southern California, including Cedars-Sinai Cancer Beverly Hills, The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Valley Oncology Medical Group, Cedars- Sinai Marina del Rey hospital, Hunt Cancer Institute at Torrance Memorial, the Huntington Cancer Center, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Cedars-Sinai Cancer continues to pursue excellence with plans to greatly expand and sharpen the focus of its basic and translational research programs and its studies of cancer in the context of lifestyle/metabolic factors, with focus on improving cancer outcomes and helping to change behaviors that encourage cancer survivorship.

About Cedars-Sinai Ranked #1 in California* and on the “Best Hospitals” Honor Roll for eight years in a row, we are a national leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered healthcare that encompasses primary care as well as specialized medicine and conducting research that leads to lifesaving discoveries and innovations. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching, and community service. Today, Cedars-Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

Community Outreach A commitment to meeting the community's health needs has been a defining quality of Cedars- Sinai since the beginning - from the opening of the 12-bed Kaspare Cohn Hospital in Angeleno Heights in 1902 to what is now a world-renowned, nonprofit academic medical center with 890 licensed beds.

Academic Research Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a top 10 academic medical center for NIH funding with over $200M in extramural research grant funding. As the largest academic medical center in the western United States, Cedars-Sinai is also training the next generation of physicians, researchers, and allied health professionals.

Physicians and scientists at Cedars-Sinai are actively engaged in translational research to bring medical advancements directly from the laboratory to the bedside.

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other incentive programs for our employees. The total pay range shown takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This total pay range includes any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. We also offer a comprehensive faculty benefits package.

Pay Range: $256,491 - $603,997 total cash compensation.


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