University of Minnesota - Department of Pediatrics
Division Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation
An extraordinary opportunity to lead the next legacy in pediatric cellular/immune/gene therapies at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
The Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation Division at the University of Minnesota is seeking a Division Director. The candidate will be eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level.
Experience in Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation and/or cellular therapies with increasing institutional or other leadership experience.
Established extramurally-funded independent research program.
A track record of peer-reviewed publications in bone marrow transplantation, immunotherapy, cellular or gene therapy and experience in growing and sustaining philanthropic relationships.
The incoming Director will leverage the extraordinary scientific opportunities in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, the Stem Cell Institute, the Institute for Cell, Gene, and Immunotherapy, the Center for Immunology, the Center for Translational Medicine, the Clinical Translational Science Institute and other resources such as the Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics GMP Facility.
The Director will set the vision for the next scientific era in pediatric cell, gene and immunotherapies at the University of Minnesota Medical School, while embracing the legacy of mentorship, training and outstanding clinical care.
The clinical program at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital (UMMCH) is a free-standing hospital recognized as the second largest unrelated donor transplant programs in the country, and one of the largest umbilical cord blood transplant centers worldwide.
The program performs an average of 85 transplants annually in addition to gene therapy and CAR-T cell therapy trials.
UMMCH offers state-of-the-art facilities with access to more than 50 subspecialities and convenient family-centered services.
The Division’s scientific laboratories focus on transplantation immunology, cellular therapies, immunotherapies, gene therapies, and innovative therapies for rare metabolic and inherited diseases.
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University of Minnesota Physicians is a premier physician organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, patient-focused specialty care in more than 100 specialty and subspecialty areas. Established in 1997, we have the widest range of specialists in the greater Twin Cities area with more than 850 physicians and 1,600 health professionals. From the classroom to the clinic, we are driven to be the leaders in patient cures and care.