Two Full-Time Clinical Hematologists, Liege Cancer Institute at CHU of Liege

Publication date: 14 April 2017

Job description

The Department of Hematology at the University Hospital of Liège (CHU de Liège), in the French-speaking part of Belgium, under the Direction of Prof Yves Beguin, is recruiting two full-time certified hematologists (0.8 to 1 FTE each) to join its team of 12 hematologists.

These two hematologists will be integrated in the environment of a very friendly city, an ambitious University Hospital and a very dynamic Department of Hematology. In addition, the CHU of Liège created in 2014 a new Cancer Institute whose current chair is the Head of Hematology, and is building a state-of-the-art 23,500 sqm Integrated Cancer Center for ambulatory cancer care and research, due to open at the end of 2018.

The Department of Hematology’s values encompass quality and compassionate clinical care, a robust team spirit with multidisciplinary approach, standardized procedures and evidence-based clinical guidelines, a global quality management, and a strong emphasis on clinical and translational research. Analysis of patient outcome has shown consistently better results that the Belgian national average, underlying the quality of clinical care provided.

The two hematologists will be involved in its clinical activities, which include > 11,500 inpatient hospitalization days, > 6,800 daycare visits, > 17,000 consultations/year and recently home hospitalization, taking place in 2 major hospitals (CHU de Liège & CHR Citadelle) located at 15 km from each other.

We have developed a strong program of clinical and translational research, particularly in hematopoietic cell transplantation and cell therapy, myeloma and erythropoiesis, offering strong opportunities for developing research activities. These projects also take place in our two subsidiaries, the Laboratory of Cell and Gene Therapy and the Hematology lab in the GIGA-Research Institute of the University of Liège. We have JACIE, FACT-Netcord and FAHMP certifications, as well as GMP certification for the production of ATMPs.

Institution

University Hospital of Liège
1 Avenue de l'Hopital
4000 Liege
Belgium

How to apply

To apply for these two positions, send an e-mail to: yves.beguin@chu.ulg.ac.be before May 1, 2017, with:

  • a letter of motivation (in French or English)
  • a complete CV with photo (in French or English)
  • copies of University diplomas (medicine + specialization in internal medicine / oncology / hematology), recognized in the European Union
  • copy of board certification in hematology, recognized in the European Union
  • status of knowledge of French language.

Application deadline

Closing date for receipt of applications is 1 May 2017

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