RWJ Barnabas Health System
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health System, seek a faculty-level psychologist (PhD or PsyD) to provide clinical services for the patients and families under care in our Division, including providing diagnostic and counselling services and referral to child psychiatry, if medications are indicated. In addition, the psychologist will participate in educational programs for students, residents and fellows. The ideal candidate would also have training and expertise in neuropsychological testing. Finally, the psychologist would be expected to participate in new and ongoing research projects in collaboration with members of our Division, as well as with other members of the Cancer Institute.The successful candidate will join a busy team, currently consisting of seven pediatric hematologist/oncologists and five nurse practitioners, with shared access to clinical research staff
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is located in New Brunswick, NJ, and is one of only 49 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, the only such center in New Jersey, and a leader in laboratory, clinical prevention and public health science. We offer world-class quality cancer care, managing more than 100,000 patient visits per year in New Brunswick alone. Part of the Rutgers Health System, we work throughout New Jersey in partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, the most comprehensive health care delivery system in the state, treating over 3 million patients a year, and nationally awarded for its outstanding quality and safety. Visit the website at www.cinj.org.
In addition to contributing to ongoing trial accrual, clinical candidates will also have an opportunity to potentially develop independent research initiatives with a broad range of potential clinical and internationally known basic science collaborators with strong research programs, including clinical trials research, cancer chemoprevention, clinical and basic pharmacology, and Phase 1 clinical trials , as well as with the Child Health Institute of the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and also participate in a broad range of teaching initiatives with medical students, housestaff, and fellows. Rank will be commensurate with experience and level of training. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please address letters to Peter Cole, M.D., Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.