Section Leader Classical Hematology

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Job ID: EB-8175761547
Job Title: Section Leader Classical Hematology
Location: Omaha, NE

Chief, Section of Classical Hematology
University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)/Buffett Cancer Center

The Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)/Buffett Cancer Center is recruiting for a Mid-Career, Physician highly specialized in classical hematology clinical care and research to lead a sub-section of physicians in classical/non-malignant hematology. The Division consists of 32 faculty members and has a fully accredited Fellowship program. The Section Chief of Classical Hematology will be a transformational physician who is well known for clinical research in classical/non-malignant hematology and will enhance collaborations and attract patients for clinical trials with the goal of increasing survival for all patients with blood disorders.

Reporting directly to and working closely with the Hem-Onc Division Chief, Dr. Julie Vose, the Section Head, Classical Hematology will serve as the visionary leader for the Non-Malignant Hematology Section/Division and will be responsible for providing leadership in convening interprofessional and interdisciplinary faculty to focus on the mission and vision for the division. The Classical Hematology Section Chief will participate in the multidisciplinary clinical care of patients and the design and conduct of cancer clinical trials. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

As part of the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium, UNMC’s unique team-research culture drives science rapidly from ideas to treatment-changing paradigms. The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center (FPBCC), the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Nebraska, provides personalized care based on the latest scientific research and clinical practice. Together, UNMC and Nebraska Medicine are one of the top cancer research and clinical programs in the world.

Opportunity Highlights:
  • This leadership position will be 100% classical hematology.
  • Candidate should have a record of accomplishment in patient-oriented research in classical hematology.
  • Multidisciplinary Collaboration: The Section Leader will enjoy participation in multidisciplinary patient care teams, inpatient treatment, outpatient care, clinical trials, and opportunities for collaboration for investigator initiated clinical research, and translational research.
  • Areas of interest could include Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Cytopenias, Sickle Cell Disease and Hemoglobinopathies, Apheresis, Coagulation, depending on the experience and background of the applicant.
  • Ideal candidates must have interest and experience in teaching fellows, residents, and medical students.
  • Well-funded; prodigious lab space available with basic science support.
  • Clinical Practice Resources: Each physician has a nurse case manager, disease based advanced practice providers, and a disease-based research team.
  • Call Schedule: Faculty members do consults on non-malignant hematology service up to 4-8 weeks/year based on the number of available faculty.
Professional Qualifications:
  • Applicants must have an MD, DO, or MBBS degree.
  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine.
  • American Board Certification or Eligibility in a Hematology and/or Medical Oncology related specialty.
  • Eligible for licensure in the State of Nebraska upon hire.
  • Academic credentials which merit appointment as Associate Professor or Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
  • An on-going interest in clinical care and clinical research for patients with malignant and classical/non-malignant disease. Interest in building clinical trials; bridge the gap between research and clinical.
  • Expertise in thrombosis and hemostasis, hemoglobinopathies, and/or cytopenias required.
  • A dedicated leader and mentor to scientists, clinicians, and staff.
  • Salary, rank, and tenure consideration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Application Instructions:

Applicants are asked to apply via the “Apply Online” button below. Expressions of interest, including a CV, should be emailed to Mark: and/or

Contact Information:
Mark Foutz
Managing Partner – Academic Hematology & Oncology
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Phone: (972) 265-5369 – Direct

UNMC is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. UNMC seeks candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.

UNMC Patient Caseload in Classical/Non-Malignant Hematology


Total Inpatient

Consults Per Year

Total Outpatient

Consults Per Year

Total Patient Visits Per Year

YR 2021




YR 2022

Estimated 3,120

Estimated 1,500