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Duke Pediatric Transplant & Cellular Therapy Faculty Position

Requisition Number: 866567

Pediatric Transplant & Cellular Therapy

The Division of Pediatric Transplant & Cellular Therapy at Duke University School of Medicine (SOM) is recruiting for a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, clinical track.  The selected individual will join an experienced team of faculty and will be expected to provide care for children receiving pediatric cellular therapies.  Faculty members will attend Divisional and Departmental conferences and will participate in education of house-staff and trainees, and will make significant contributions to the Divisions scholarly activities.  

Candidates are expected to fulfill the following:

  • Board certified/eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Trained in Pediatric Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
  • Demonstrate commitment to scholarship
  • Experience in quality improvement preferred
  • Demonstrate commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Will report to the Division Chief of Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapy.

The Division of Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapy (PTCT) in the Duke Department of Pediatrics is an internationally renowned transplant program. Established in 1990, we have performed more than 2,200 transplants in children and young adults with over 100 unique diagnoses for patients from all over the world. Our patients receive cutting-edge treatment for a variety of severe and life-threatening illnesses, including cancer, blood disorders, immune deficiencies, hemoglobinopathies and certain inherited metabolic diseases.

Our hepa-filtered inpatient unit is one of the largest in the country and is specifically designed to provide the best possible environments for the care for immunocompromised patients.  We have the capacity to deliver treatments requiring 1:1 nursing care from a staff trained and competent in chemotherapy, immunotherapy and complicated treatment regimens. We are also dedicated to educate and train the next generation of multidisciplinary clinicians and research investigators to advance the field. We care for pediatric and young adult patients undergoing stem cell transplant, cellular therapy, gene therapy and high-risk oncology treatments.

Our faculty and staff are comprised of board-certified transplant and immunotherapy experts, hematology-oncology and transplant and cellular therapy fellows, advanced practice providers, clinical/research coordinators, social workers, inpatient and outpatient registered nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, nutritionists, physical therapists, child life specialists, translators and family support program professionals. Our team also works closely with the full complement of Duke pediatric specialists to provide specialized care for patients who have additional medical problems or experience complications after transplantation.

Visit Duke Pediatrics Division of Transplant & Cellular Therapy at: to learn more about the Division of Transplant & Cellular Therapy.

Duke University School of Medicine: Department of Pediatrics

Duke has a long tradition of excellence in Pediatrics, dating back to Dr. Wilburt C. Davison, who was the first dean of Duke University School of Medicine and also served as the first chair of Pediatrics at Duke. Many of our faculty are leaders in their fields and are members of prestigious national and international organizations, including the Society for Pediatric Research, American Pediatric Society, American Board of Pediatrics, and Institute of Medicine, among others. Our Department currently includes approximately 200 faculty, 75 residents, and 60 subspecialty fellows. We have placed major emphasis on our training programs, and we offer outstanding residency training experiences in pediatrics and medicine-pediatrics and superb fellowship training experiences in almost all pediatric subspecialties. Our faculty, fellows, and residents are involved in a wide array of clinical, translational, and basic research programs and take advantage of the spirit of collaboration that characterizes Duke.

The greater Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, has a population of more than two million residents that offers diverse opportunity. From urban loft living to suburban and rural family homes with acreage - there are options for every lifestyle. The Research Triangle Park (RTP) lies in the midst of the area, a globally prominent research and development center conceived around the main academic centers - Duke University, University of North Carolina, and North Carolina State University. This trio of leading universities, combined with the RTP, has helped create a region that is culturally diverse, economically resilient, and nationally recognized as a wonderful place to live.  To learn more about the Duke and Greater Triangle communities, visit

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Duke Department of Pediatrics is committed to achieving equity in health outcomes for all children through outstanding clinical care, advances in research, and excellence in education. We emphasize strategies and practices that promote a culture of diversity, (health) equity, and inclusion.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment without regard to an individuals age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Visit the Duke Pediatrics Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion website to learn more EDI efforts within the Department of Pediatrics.

Please Note: In order to be considered for this position, you must attach your CV, select SUBMIT APPLICATION, and then complete the Duke required information on the following page.

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