Medical Director, Sickle Cell Center - Tulane Pediatrics (Open Rank)

Medical Director, Sickle Cell Center - Tulane Pediatrics (Open Rank)

Tulane University: Health Sciences: School of Medicine: Clinical Science Departments: Pediatrics: Pediatrics-Administration


New Orleans, LA

Open Date

Mar 06, 2024


The Department of Pediatrics at Tulane University in conjunction with the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans seeks a Medical Director for the Sickle Cell Center of Southern Louisiana.  A commitment to academic medicine and scholarship is expected. 

The Department of Pediatrics at Tulane is committed to providing excellence in education, clinical care, and research. The selected candidate will become actively involved in all aspects of teaching including medical students, residents, and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology fellows.  

As a Tulane University employee, the new faculty member will receive a negotiable salary commensurate with experience, and a fully comprehensive benefits package.  Academic appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor determined by the candidate’s experience and scholarly achievements. 



• Partner with colleagues from LSU to lead and grow an established program at the Tulane Sickle Cell Center.

• This critically important Center is a lifespan program, treating SCD patients of all ages. It is home to the only SCD transition clinic in the state of Louisiana

• Outpatient clinics and inpatient consults at the nationally regarded Children’s Hospital New Orleans - a dynamic and growing academic children’s hospital

• 1 clinic day per week with hemophilia patients in the Louisiana Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders



• Grow Research - As Director of the Sickle Cell Center, you will take over as PI on open trials, have the opportunity to open new trials and develop investigator-initiated trials. In addition, Tulane has a strong presence in basic science research.

• Teaching - Work as core faculty within the LSU Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

• Additional Pursuits - Tulane has a robust Public Health Program, and would love a candidate who has an interest in public health and improving access to care. There is also additional ability to work with the Global Health Program - expanding your work with SCD.

Application Instructions

Please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three to five references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email

Tulane University

No deadline
Location: United States of America, New Orleans, LA
Categories: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences, Director, Health Science, Medical Sciences, Professor ,


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