Jefferson Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Spotlight Preferred Member Company
12 days ago
Job Type
Academic Medical Group
Job Function
Academic / Research


The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accepting applications for a full-time, employed faculty Division Director of Gynecologic Oncology

Join our diverse team of nationally and internationally renowned providers, researchers and educators who are dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our patients and communities. This job is located in Center City, Philadelphia.

Improving cure rates for the rarest of gynecologic cancers.

At Jefferson Health, you will be at the forefront of gynecologic oncology treatment. Using advanced, targeted therapies and state-of-the-art equipment, our highly-specialized, multidisciplinary team of nationally-ranked physicians is continually improving outcomes for all types of gynecologic cancers. Our renowned division boasts extensive training and specialization in the three core treatment regimens of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Through our advanced surgical capabilities and leading clinical trials program, you will have the unique platform, tools and resources to create a more promising future for women with gynecologic cancers and precancerous conditions.

  • The most advanced surgical technology

Using the latest state-of-the-art equipment, we perform all types of gynecologic oncology surgeries, including complex, radical, reconstructive and minimally invasive robotic surgery supported by the latest da Vinci system.

  • Award-winning medical team

Our physicians have been recognized as Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Docs™ for Gynecologic Oncology for 20+ consecutive years and featured in America’s Top Doctors and America’s Top Doctors for Cancer book series for 25+ consecutive years.

  • Collaborative, multidisciplinary care

Our team of medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, gynecologic pathologists, radiologists and support staff partners closely with specialists from across Jefferson Health, including physicians from other internal surgical oncology specialties, to deliver advanced, comprehensive patient care.

  • Ranked best in cancer care nationwide

Our affiliation with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center means we are one of 71 NCI-designated cancer centers nationwide, recognized among the best in the country for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Leaders in clinical research

As part of the National Research Group (NRG) and Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), we give our patients the opportunity to participate in more than 100 clinical trials for promising, new cancer treatments, including patient-specific and immunotherapy approaches.

Learn more about Jefferson Health Gynecologic Oncology.


Improve Lives in the Heart of Philadelphia

Division Chief of Gynecologic Oncology Position

Qualified candidates should have a passion for teaching and providing evidence-based clinical care. This role requires candidates to provide leadership of integrated programs in clinical care and investigations as a top priority for the department. The individual will oversee the current Gynecologic Oncology division and will ensure our continued ability to provide high quality care for our patients and to fulfill teaching obligations to our students, residents and fellows.

Candidates must have completed an accredited residency in obstetrics and gynecology and an approved fellowship in gynecologic oncology.  A strong record of excellence in clinical education is required, and a record of scholarly contributions is highly desirable.  Applicants must have MD/DO degree and be board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and the subspecialty of gynecologic oncology. Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience. 

We offer:

  • Culture & Community

Our team-based approach to care means you’ll work hand-in-hand with best-in-class physicians, PAs and NPs all dedicated to achieving the same goal.

  • Academic Research

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology conducts nationally funded research that continually advances clinical guidelines in our community, nation and world.

  • Work/Life Balance

Flexible scheduling and childcare support enables you to prioritize the needs of your family, stress-free.

  • Great location

Our location in Center City is convenient and buzzing with the best in Philadelphia culture, food and entertainment.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit online application/CV: Job ID # 9300500 

Applicants should also send a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae via electronic submission to Sandra Dayaratna, MD, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, c/o Chandler Clemens at 


At Jefferson Health, our work to improve lives is never done.

The Jefferson Health hospital system includes a robust network of 17 hospitals and physician practices serving patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. With more than 40,000 employees, including nurses, physicians and practitioners, faculty, and more, we’re the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in the Philadelphia region by total licensed beds.

We offer a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 71 such centers in the nation.

Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.

As an employer, Thomas Jefferson University maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Job ID: 73409648

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