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Director of Neuro-Oncology

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Position Details

Title Director of Neuro-Oncology
Specific Title
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Neurological Surgery
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

The Departments of Medicine, Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine seek a visionary leader as Director of the Neuro-oncology Program.
The program will live in Goodman Hall, a collaborative space between IU Health and IU School of Medicine which is a 270,000 square foot building housing both outpatient clinics and lab spaces all focusing on Neuroscience, in particular:
• Outpatient clinics in neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, neuro-psychology and physical medicine and rehabilitation
• Dedicated clinical and research imaging facilities in the building, along with a neuro-radiology reading room and infusion suite
• We have recently received a $30 million gift to build the Brown Center for Immunotherapy
Departmental and institutional support for this position is strong and includes support for clinical research associates and start-up funds for the development of a comprehensive clinical research program.
Ample opportunities for research and collaboration, including:
• The IU Simon Cancer Center, an NCI designated Cancer Center with more than 200 investigators who lead over 600 clinical trials for adult and pediatric cancers
• Indiana CTSI, which fosters collaborations with researchers at Notre Dame and Purdue Universities
• Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, and the Regenstrief Institute (an internationally recognized medical informatics and healthcare research organization)
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Basic Qualifications

• MD, MD/PhD, or Equivalent
• Solid background in clinical neuro-oncology, with an emphasis on developing and participating in clinical trials
• National reputation in neuro-oncology, a record of scholarship in the discipline, and evidence of excellence in training future neuro-oncologists
• Leadership experience and novel research

We are neutral with respect to the primary specialty (i.e. medical oncology, neurology) as long as the primary qualifications are met. Appointing Department, rank, and salary will be based on background and experience.

Department Contact for Questions

Angie Worzala,

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM001272016

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. List Of References
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3