BREAST SURGEON

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7085316 (Ref:hlj_32786)

Posted: September 15, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking two Breast Surgeons in the Moffitt Cancer Center Don and Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program.  One position will serve as an Assistant Academic Member and one position offers an opportunity to learn and be mentored for a Clinical Investigator role at the Instructor level for a year and then advance to Assistant Level. The positions involve all aspects of patient surgical care, including the evaluation, management, and treatment of patients. The positions demonstrate an interdisciplinary approach to treating breast tumors and both work with several specialists in a multi-disciplinary approach to optimize patient care delivery.  

The roles also engage in clinical or translational research in conjunction with delivery of clinical services. These positions will demonstrate creative activity, including discovery of new knowledge & development of new educational techniques. Protected time available for those that demonstrate capacity to perform clinical or translational research. This position will report to the Department Chair. Faculty program assignments are disease-specific, and the Breast Department is currently represented by sub-specialists in surgical oncology, medical oncology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, radiation therapy, pathology, radiology, and psycho-social medicine. Collaboration research between clinicians as well as basic and population scientists is part of the culture.  

Successful candidates must have an M.D. degree or equivalent, a Florida medical license or be eligible for one, be board certified/eligible in general surgery, and fellowship trained in an SSO-approved surgical oncology or breast oncology program. Experience in a multidisciplinary clinical practice setting is preferred.  

The Breast Department at Moffitt is a high-volume program that sees approximately 2,900 new patients each year. Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Florida’s only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is a rapidly growing center affiliated with the University of South Florida. The Cancer Center is comprised of a large ambulatory care facility, a 206-bed hospital, with a 36-bed blood and marrow transplant program, 20 state of the art operating suites, a 30-bed intensive care unit, a high-volume screening program, and a basic science research facility. The Moffitt Research Institute (MRI) is comprised of approximately 160 Principal Investigators, 58 laboratories, and 306,000 square feet of research space.  

Faculty of the Moffitt Cancer Center are eligible for academic appointments at the University of South Florida College of Medicine Academic rank is commensurate with qualifications & experience.



Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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