Clinical Fellow - Medical Oncologist, CHU Liege

Publication date: 28 November 2016

Job description

Employment type: full time, 1 year with perspectives for a longer stay and becoming a permanent staff member

Requirements:

  • Medical oncology trainee, recognition by the Belgian health care authorities before starting the job
  • available to start OCT 1, 2017 at the latest
  • driver license

The successful applicant will have broad knowledge of general internal medicine with experience in the management of cancer patients. The post holder will have good communication skills, the ability to work as a team and to take initiatives and make decisions. The applicant will gain extensive clinical experience working with novel targeted therapies in oncology. Activities will include outpatient clinics, ward rounds, MDT and research meetings and taking part in our clinical research programme including involvement in the management of multicentre phase 1-3 clinical trials.

CHU Liege will open in 2018 an integrated cancer centre. Currently 9 full-time senior medical oncologists and 5 oncologists in training are working in the medical oncology department. Our clinical research unit employs 8 data managers/research nurses. Close collaboration exists with the GIGA-Cancer translational and fundamental cancer research centre located directly in face of the CHU Sart Tilman University Hospital. A phase 1 unit is also available in the hospital.

The successful applicant can either opt for clinical activities combined with research activities including in the lab or for full time clinical activities. Both kinds of candidatures are receivable.

Selection criteria:

  • Well-developed clinical skills in the assessment and management of oncology patients
  • A commitment to provide high quality clinical care
  • An ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Fluent in French or fluent in English and willing to rapidly learn French

Institution

CHU Liege
CHU Sart Tilman, Domaine Universitaire du Sart Tilman, B35
4000 Liege
Belgium

How to apply

For further information contact Guy Jerusalem, MD, PhD, Head of Medical Oncology ( g.jerusalem@chu.ulg.ac.be)

Application deadline

Closing date for receipt of applications is 31 January 2017

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