Department of Surgery Seeking Division Chair of Surgical Oncology - F59750


Richmond, VA



Virginia Commonwealth University Health

Department of Surgery

Division of Surgical Oncology


The Department of Surgery at VCU Health is actively recruiting for a dynamic physician to lead a renowned Division of Surgical Oncology within the Department of Surgery and to be the lead surgeon for the Massey Cancer Center, a NCI designated cancer center in Richmond, VA. The Division of Surgical Oncology, started in 1966, was the first academic surgical division dedicated to oncologic surgery at a university medical center in the United States.  The academic appointment with the VCU School of Medicine will be at rank of Associate Professor or Professor and will commensurate with experience.


  • Teaching medical students, residents, and fellows in the ACGME-accredited program in complex surgical oncology.
  • Will require significant administrative effort to support the division and the cancer center.
  • Will assist in ongoing research and clinical trials as appropriate.
  • Will be nationally recognized and have an established record of publication in high-impact journals.
  • Will serve on departmental and/or University committees as necessary, as well as in a professional capacity in their field, i.e., reviewer, conference organizer, etc.


  • Must be Board Certified in General Surgery.
  • Fellowship in Surgical Oncology.
  • Will be a dynamic surgeon/scientist with an interest in immunotherapy for cancer or other translational oncology research.
  • Nationally recognized clinical, basic and/or translational research program with an established record of publication in high impact journals.
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Applicants are encouraged to apply via our website,

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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