Senior Medical Specialist Haematology

Netherlands (NL)
14 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

The LUMC is seeking to recruit a senior medical professional for the Department of Haematology with the ambition to work in an academic medical center:

  • You are an experienced board-certified hematologist / consultant in Haematology
  • In addition to your function as a medical specialist, you have the responsibility of Chef de Policlinique
  • You stimulate and are involved in academic research
  • You are able to assume a leading role within a team

As a senior medical specialist at the Department of Haematology, you perform all aspects of medical care for patients with hematological diseases. In addition to direct medical patient care, your main focus is the outpatient treatment of patients and the supervision of patients who are hospitalized for short interventions and planned therapy cycles. In this role, you have the formal position of Chef de Policlinique, including supervision of nurses and administrative assistants and monitoring the quality management system of the Haematology outpatient service. You strengthen the scientific profile of the department by initiating clinical and translational research projects. You participate in the on-call services of the cluster Internal Medicine and for the Department of Haematology. In addition, you supervise periodically the Haematology/Stem Cell Transplantation inpatient ward.

We seek a board-certified, registered internist-hematologist who holds a PhD degree. You have several years of experience in clinical and outpatient hematological health care, including experience with supervising physicians-in-training (house officers/residents/Haematology fellows). You have demonstrable experience in allogenic stem cell transplantation. Furthermore, you have experience with designing, implementing, and executing interventional clinical trials. Together with the other staff members, you share the department’s vision that academic patient care focusses especially on innovation. In this vision, you have the ambition to optimize patient inclusion in clinical trials. You have appropriate certificates of academic teaching skills (Dutch BKO equivalent) and ICH-GCP training (Dutch BROK equivalent) or are able to do attain these as soon as possible. We expect you to be able to assume a leading role within your field of expertise and actively connect with members of the department and with other expert groups within the LUMC. You have leadership qualities and are a team player.

The Department of Haematology focusses on patient care, research, and education in hematological diseases. Key tasks within patient care for our department are intensive treatment of patients with hematological malignancies and treatment of patients with allogenic stem cell transplantation and immune therapy. The department also focusses on developing molecular based new therapies in lymphatic malignancies. The department is developing new treatments in this area and is applying them in phase I and II of the clinic.

The LUMC is an internationally acclaimed academic medical center. The strategic LUMC vision aims to achieve a top position in the fields of oncology, regenerative medicine, and population health. The Department of Haematology contributes to these goals within the LUMC Oncology Center. The LUMC is firmly committed to assist in maintaining and developing your knowledge and expertise. We offer internal courses and in-service training to assist you with your personal development. We also offer services in terms of personal development, mobility and career advice. Residents of the Netherlands enjoy an excellent social security system within an internationally oriented society. The LUMC is located directly adjacent to public transportation links with a short distance to Schiphol International Airport.

For further information contact: Mr. Prof. Dr. J.H. Veelken, Head of the Department of Haematology, telephone +31(0)71 526 22 67 or

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