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Pulmonary Attending – Department of Medicine

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
Closing date
Dec 12, 2024

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Pulmonary Disease
Full Time
Position Type
The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue?our mission?at MSK and around the globe. One of the world’s most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years.

In compliance with applicable State regulatory authorities, vaccination for COVID-19 and Influenza (flu) is mandatory for all MSK staff who do not work 100% remotely (including new hires). Staff are considered fully vaccinated upon completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19 Exceptions from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement are permitted for those who request and receive an approved medical, religious, or fully remote exemption. Requests for exemption can take up to two weeks to review. Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required to start work.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians, and other healthcare workers. MSK ranks in the top 20 on Forbes’ list of America’s best employers for diversity (MSK Ranks in Top 20 on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers For Diversity).
The largest of MSK’s clinical departments, the Department of Medicine (DoM) encompasses experts in solid tumor oncology, hematologic malignancies, subspecialty medicine, and supportive and acute care services. Offering a range of services both in multiple sites in New York City and at their suburban outpatient locations in our Regional Care Network (RCN), DoM physicians oversee the care of the whole patient. The RCN serves the areas surrounding Manhattan and extends from Southern New Jersey to Eastern Long Island and brings the same high level of expertise, clinical care, and access to clinical trial protocols that are available at our main campus in New York City.

The Department of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated and successful individual with a background in Pulmonary Medicine for an academic clinician faculty position at the Assistant or Associate rank. The Pulmonary Service provides expertise in Pulmo-Oncology, General Pulmonary Medicine, and Interventional Pulmonology. We offer a full range of consultative services with focus on longitudinal multidisciplinary oncologic care, the immunocompromised host, complications of oncologic therapy (drug-induced or radiation-induced pneumonitis, post stem cell transplant complications), peri-operative management, and chronic lung disease (including COPD, asthma, interstitial lung disease, bronchiectasis, pulmonary nodules, chronic cough). Interventional Pulmonology provides renowned expertise in the full range of diagnostic bronchoscopy, bronchoscopic palliation of central airway obstruction, custom airway stents, percutaneous tracheostomy, and the full spectrum of pleural procedures. We are a leading center for robotic-assisted bronchoscopy, and first to integrate mobile cone-beam CT imaging and cryo-biopsy. Pulmonary hosts two fellowships, one in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine and the other in Interventional Pulmonology, and has an integrated Pulmonary APP inpatient team. The Pulmonary research portfolio continues to expand in breadth, with active Publications, new prospective clinical trials, and external funding. 

The ideal candidate should have:
  • Board Eligibility/Board Certification in Pulmonary Medicine
  • Interest in complications of oncologic therapies
  • Interest in interstitial lung disease
  • Desire to work in a cohesive, dynamic team environment

Please click on the link to apply. Please include a cover letter, brief statement of prior clinical,
research and/or administrative experience and career interests, CV, and contact information for three references in your application submission.

Salary Range:
$200,000 - $500,000

For further faculty recruitment opportunities, please visit MSKCC Faculty Recruitment Portal.

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  
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