Palliative Oncology Clinical Faculty

Palliative Oncology Clinical Faculty at UCI Medical Center

Position: Palliative Oncology Clinical Faculty (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor)
Location: Irvine, CA
Status: Full-time
Company: University of California, Irvine
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology; Palliative Oncology
Salary + Benefits:
 Competitive Salary; Generous Benefits Package; Relocation Assistance


Palliative Oncology Description

As the only NCI-designated cancer center in Orange County, the opportunity for growth and contribution is unlimited. The University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine, a top 10 best hospital in California, is dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and clinical practice through scholarly research, physician education, and high-quality patient care. 

The Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is seeking Palliative Oncology clinical faculty members at the level of Assistant Professor or above to join their expanding multidisciplinary team, in the Health Sciences Clinical Series. Candidates will be supported by a strong organization with visionary leadership dedicated to advancing the care of the cancer patient. Position can involve clinical and academic activities at either or both UC Irvine Medical Center and the VA Long Beach Medical Center. In addition to an expanding multidisciplinary team, UCI has plans for a new hospital that will have a focus on hematology and oncology coming soon to our main campus.

The position will be approximately 60% clinical time and 40% fully protected academic time. The Division seeks individuals who want to focus on specific tumor groups as well as who have interest in bringing new and innovative treatments to trial and beyond.

The Division of Hematology/Oncology at UCI is dedicated to education, research and state-of-the-art care of patients with blood diseases and cancer. UCI is home to one of 50 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers and holds a NIH Clinical Translational Science Award.

The Position:
Candidate Responsibilities:

  • Candidates are expected to lead and conduct clinical and/or translational research within a specific area of focus.
  • Candidates will report to either Edward Nelson, Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology; Richard Van Etten, Director of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center; and/or Dr. Susan O’Brien, Associate Director for Clinical Sciences, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Professional Qualifications: 

UCI is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

  • An M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree with active board certification or eligibility in adult Hematology and/or Medical Oncology.
  • Eligibility to obtain an active and unrestricted medical practice license to practice in the State of California.
  • Rank and academic track will be commensurate with candidate experience and credentials.

Discover Irvine, CA

Irvine, California is an economic powerhouse and offers an extraordinary quality of life. Located in the heart of beautiful Orange County, UCI is nestled between Los Angeles and San Diego counties and just five miles from SoCal’s sunny shores. A cornerstone of Irvine, one of the safest cities in the U.S. and home to Southern California’s burgeoning tech coast, UCI is the perfect place to study, work, live and play. UCI’s close proximity to shopping, amusement parks, premier arts and cultural centers, and industry leaders make UCI a destination unlike any other. Discover how Irvine combines the best of a college town community with the vibrant opportunities of a bustling city.

For more than 40 years, residents and businesses have been choosing the City of Irvine because of its dedication to maintaining its reputation as one of the safest, master-planned, business-friendly communities in the country.

Application Instructions:

For confidential consideration, those interested should contact:

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

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

University of California, Irvine has partnered with Kaye/Bassman to provide executive search services for the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UCI nondiscrimination policy.  

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