Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, NY)

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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Psychiatry Faculty Position

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January 12 - February 15

MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING (MSK) CANCER CENTER invites applications for a full-time psychiatry position in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. This position will provide inpatient consultation-liaison services and integrated outpatient psycho-oncology care to MSK’s pediatric cancer population. Candidates must have clinical experience and appropriate training in working with medically ill infants, school age, adolescents and young adults and their parents and caregivers, at all stages of illness and in survivorship.  Candidates must demonstrate the skills to excel within a well-established interdisciplinary pediatric psychosocial and palliative care team.  This position provides a unique opportunity for a blend of patient care, teaching/fellowship training, research, and program development. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences currently has over 40 full-time faculty with wide interests in psycho-oncology clinical care, teaching, and research. Board certification or eligibility in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is required; board certification or eligibility in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is preferred. Triple board program trained candidates are encouraged to apply.  This search is open to potential candidates at all levels of career experience and appointments will be made at an academic level commensurate with the appointee’s experience. This position will be a dual appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Pediatrics. All faculty hold academic appointments at the Weill Cornell Medical College. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. MSKCC provides excellent benefits including faculty housing benefits. MSKCC is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least 3 references to:

Christian J. Nelson, PhD
Chief, Psychiatry Service
Attending Psychologist, Member
c/o Laurie Schulman
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
641 Lexington Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10022


January 12
February 15
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