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Professor - Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program Director
  • Requisition ID #: 27860
  • Job Category: Faculty - Research
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Experience Level: Faculty/Physician
  • Salary Grade:
  • Work Location: Clinical Cancer Center
  • Department: Cancer Center
  • Education: Medical Doctor

Position Description:

The Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin (F&MCW) Cancer Center (CC) is seeking applications for Director of the Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program. The successful physician scientist candidate will be expected to develop, implement and lead strategic growth of the Lung Cancer Research Program and the multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Clinical Program. This will include development of innovative, coordinated patient care programs across the spectrum of lung diseases that are closely integrated with the robust clinical and translational research efforts of the Cancer Center. Candidates with a strong research and clinical background in Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology or Medical Oncology are encouraged to apply.

The F&MCW Cancer Center is simultaneously investing $100M in 5 parallel research initiatives that include Immuno-Oncology, Metabolomics, Structural & Chemical Biology, Precision Oncology, and Community-driven Research using Restorative Justice. This endowed cancer center leadership position will help build these major cross-disciplinary research initiatives and integrate them with the Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program. The Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program leader will also assume a leadership role at the MCW Cancer Center. The qualified candidate will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments and significant extramural or clinical trial funding. The candidate is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, laboratory-based or clinical trial funded research program. The successful candidate will have an exceptional opportunity to develop collaborative research programs across the MCW campus. In addition to an Endowed Chair, this position comes with a competitive start-up package.

The Cancer Service Line is the largest in the health system portfolio, delivering high-quality cancer care to over 7,000 unique new patients annually and follow-up care to a substantial portion of cancer patients in Southeast Wisconsin. F&MCW is the inpatient and outpatient market share leader in cancer care in our catchment area of Eastern Wisconsin. Supported by a multi-disciplinary care service line, a precision oncology clinic, an early phase unit and an expanding state-of-the-art clinical trials office, this position is expected to significantly expand the lung cancer clinical trial portfolio. Cancer is the top strategic priority of F&MCW. Interdisciplinary clinical services include collaboration with pulmonary and interventional bronchoscopy, diagnostic and interventional radiology (including an expanding lung cancer screening program) and pathology across the health system as well as genetic counseling, a smoking cessation program and robust supportive care and social services. Approximately 450 new unique patients with lung cancer are seen at the academic cancer center, about 175 are seen at other network sites. More than 20,000 patient visits occur in the lung program across all sites annually.

To obtain the full position profile or to apply, please contact:

Kelli Cameron, Senior Director of Faculty Recruitment,



Preferred Schedule:

Position Requirements:

Qualified candidates must have a MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent degree, hold advanced associate or full professor rank, and have accomplishments in research, graduate-level teaching, and scholarship commensurate with an endowed chair.  

The qualified candidate will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments and is expected to have and maintain a vigorous, innovative, extramural and/or clinical trial funded research program.

MCW is a vibrant institution intent on attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce and faculty body. We welcome and encourage diversity of experience, thought, and perspectives to advance excellence in science and medicine. As a premier academic medical center, MCW seeks to live out the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion to create a welcoming campus community with a strong culture of collaboration, partnership, and engagement with our surrounding community.

MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.