Moffitt Cancer Center - Tampa, FL

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  • 0 - 1 year experience
  • Moffitt Cancer Center’s Neuro-Oncology Department is seeking a Neurologist. The Neuro-Oncology Program employs an interdisciplinary approach offering comprehensive therapy for patients with primary and metastatic tumors of the brain and spinal cord, as well as neurologic complications of cancer and its treatments. The neurologist would focus on the neurological complications of cancer and its treatment. In addition, the neurologist would help provide in-house consultation for general neurological problems to the Cancer Center. Candidates would be at the level of Assistant or Associate Member. The successful candidate will develop a strong, clinical or translational program in general neurology in cancer.

    The ideal candidate will have significant expertise in general neurology in a cancer setting with an emphasis on neurology. Clinical research, broadly defined, and the ability to work closely with an interdisciplinary team of experts including neurosurgical oncology, neuropathology, neuroradiology, neuropsychology, and laboratory scientists are required. Moffitt Cancer Center has strong preclinical programs in immunotherapy, drug discovery, genomics, cell-based therapies, and bioinformatics. There is also an extraordinary effort in personalized medicine partnering with the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry.

    The Neuro-Oncology Program at Moffitt is a high volume program with approximately 500 new brain tumor patients per year and is active in the initiation, and completion of numerous clinical trials with a well-developed clinical and translational research infrastructure. The Neuro-Oncology Program is an active participant in the National Cooperative Cancer Network (NCCN).

    Application Requirements

    Successful candidates must have an M.D., be board certified/eligible in specialty and fellowship trained in Neurology, General Neurology, as well as Pain are also welcome to apply. Experience in a clinical multi-disciplinary academic setting is preferred. A commitment to develop clinical research studies is required. Florida medical license or eligibility required. The candidate should be experienced in performing and interpreting EEGs and EMGs. With a very active Cancer Spine Program and Neurosurgical Division, experience in Pain or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine would also be welcomed.

    For inquiries about the position, contact Peter Forsyth, M.D., Department Chair, at 813-745-3063 or email

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    The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, founded in 1986, is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer...