Gastrointestinal Oncologist (Assistant, Associate or Professor)

Gastrointestinal Oncologist (Assistant, Associate or Professor)

Position: Gastrointestinal Oncologist 
Location: Los Angeles, California 
Status: Full-time
Company: University of Southern California-Keck Medicine of USC 
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology; GI Oncology; Gastrointestinal Cancer
Salary + Benefits: Competitive Salary; Generous Benefits Package; Relocation Assistance

Gastrointestinal Oncology Clinical Faculty Description

The Department of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine of USC seeks an exceptional full-time, ABIM-certified/eligible Medical Oncologist with specialty interest in Gastrointestinal Oncology for a clinical faculty position in the Division of Oncology at Keck Medicine of USC. The Gastrointestinal Oncologist will be at the Assistant Professor Level or higher and will work with the some of the most influential “Top Doctors in Los Angeles.” For more than 131 years, Keck Medicine of USC has been recognized among the nation’s most respected academic medical centers.

USC Hospitals Overview:

The Department of Medicine is affiliated with the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with multiple community satellites in the Los Angeles area. Uncompromisingly committed to providing the highest quality, advanced oncology care, the USC Norris Cancer Hospital-Keck Medical Center of USC is nationally ranked as No. 21 in adult cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Keck Medicine and its flagship Cancer Hospital pursue the highest standards in the integrated delivery of high quality, high value collaborative oncology care, while fostering an unparalleled training environment attracting the best residents and subspecialty fellows.

Additionally, Keck Medicine of USC is ranked No. 16 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 10 in California. The medical center also ranked as “high performing” in several specialties including No. 13 in gastroenterology and GI surgery, among others. The Keck School is also ranked No. 30 in research in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings.

World-Class Cancer Research:

Keck School of Medicine of USC faculty among world’s most influential researchers, according to the 2019 list of “Highly Cited Researchers” by Clarivate Analytics. Keck Medicine of USC has acquired the prestigious Orange Coast Oncology Hematology (OCOH) group to create Keck Medicine of USC Oncology/Hematology, which offers cancer research options to patients in Orange County. Oncology faculty have leadership roles in the scientific agenda of the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) and have provided core laboratory resources for translational trials conducted by the Group.

The Position:

The successful Gastrointestinal Oncologist will have strong clinical skills and interest in serving a diverse patient population in both private and public clinical practice. Clinical and research interest in gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies are required. This position will be active in the NIH/NCI-funded GI Oncology Program at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Program is nationally recognized as a leader in GI Cancer diagnostic, prevention, treatment and cancer genetics, providing comprehensive care for all gastrointestinal malignancies, including those of the esophagus, stomach, small bowl, colon, rectum, anal, neuroendocrine, biliary, and pancreas as well as GIST.

Professional Qualifications – How Do You Qualify?

  • M.D., D.O. or M.D./PhD degrees.
  • Current Board Certification or Eligibility in Internal Medicine (ABIM certified).
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited Hematology/Oncology Fellowship training program or have significant work experience in Gastrointestinal Oncology is required.
  • Unrestricted State of California Medical License (current or eligible) upon appointment and maintain throughout the term of the appointment.
  • Must be appropriately credentialed and accepted as a member of the active staff at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, LAC+USC, Keck Hospital of USC, and other sites deemed necessary by the Professor of Medicine in the Division of Oncology.
  • Clinical and research interest in gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies are required.

Salary and academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and academic background. USC offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including competitive salary base with productivity incentive, dedicated professional development funds, retirement matching and investment options, etc.

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Application Instructions:

For confidential consideration, along with additional details about this opportunity, those interested must contact:

Mark Foutz
Senior Search Consultant-Academic Hematology/Oncology
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Email: or 
Phone: (972) 265-5369 – Direct

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.

Kaye/Bassman has partnered with the University of Southern California to provide executive search services for the Department of Medicine. The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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