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Hematology/Oncology - Assistant/Associate Professor

East Tennessee State University
Tennessee, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 6, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Pediatrics, East Tennessee State University (ETSU) at Niswonger Children’s Hospital is seeking an additional full time Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist to join the Tri-Cities St. Jude affiliate clinic.


Niswonger Children’s Hospital is a 68-bed facility with a 50 bed NICU, 10 bed PICU, and the primary pediatric teaching center in the region. ETSU is home to the Quillen College of Medicine; providing the opportunity to participate in the medical education and training of medical students, pediatric residents, and family medicine residents.


The pediatric hematology oncology clinic is an affiliate of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital that provides quality care in a local and close-knit environment with all the benefits of research and expertise of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Our growing clinic sees about 3000 patients per year with 30-40 new oncology patients. We are also the regional hemophilia and thrombosis center. Our catchment area includes East Tennessee; SW Virginia; and parts of West Virginia, Kentucky, and North Carolina. Also, our fully supported staff includes a dedicated child life specialist, social worker, physical therapist, occupational therapist, and speech therapist.


The successful Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist candidate must be BC/BE in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the time of hire. Responsibilities include pediatric hematology/oncology patient care as well as teaching and mentoring of medical students and pediatric residents. There are also opportunities for clinical research both locally and within the St. Jude system. This is a clinical track, Assistant/Associate Professor position. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with prior experience. Position is contingent upon outside funding. Eligible J1 waiver candidates will be considered.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities   

Ability to teach medical students and residents.

Ability to perform routine and customary care of the inpatient and outpatient Pediatric Hematology/Oncology patients.


Required Qualifications

BC/BE in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at time of hire.    



Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Contingent on external funding.

For consideration, candidates must apply and submit all required documents to the university’s hiring system and follow any special instructions listed in the posting.


About the Region:

Nestled in the foothills of the scenic Appalachian Mountains, Johnson City, TN combines big city amenities, small town charm, and world class outdoor recreation with living costs well below national average.


ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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