Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology

Irvine, CA
Jun 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Medicine - School of Medicine Dean's Office


    Open date: June 20th, 2017

    Next review date: November 30th, 2017
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: November 30th, 2017
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


    The University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology. This is an outstanding opportunity for an accomplished physician leader to oversee and further develop the clinical, educational, and research programs of the department in a dynamic academic medical setting.

    The Department of Radiation Oncology is dedicated to providing the highest quality cancer care, developing new therapies for cancer patients through research, and educating the next generation of outstanding physicians and researchers. It has a vibrant scientific and clinical community with outstanding collaborative opportunities. UCI-Radiation Oncology is an integral part of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center of UC Irvine, the only NCI-designated cancer center in Orange County. This academic department consists of a total of 23 faculty, including 10 full time faculty members in the Divisions of Clinical Affairs, Cancer Biology, and Medical Physics. UCI Radiation Oncology offers a 4-year training program accredited by the ACGME for 4-5 medical residents in Radiation Oncology, a 2-year AAPM accredited training program for Medical Physicists, and a 1-year Dosimetry training program accredited by JRCERT for 1 Dosimetrist student. The faculty is actively involved in clinical outpatient care as well as regular resident and medical student teaching. The faculty work collaboratively as multidisciplinary team members within their respective areas of practice both in their clinical and research endeavors. As an essential component of the Cancer Center, UCI-Radiation Oncology participates in and provides leadership within the National Clinical Trials Network, including NRG Oncology and ECOG-ACRIN, and also holds many extramural research grants funded by the NIH, NASA, DTRA, and others. There is a commitment to expanding the footprint of clinical service and to growing research capabilities.

    The ideal candidate will be a strong, collaborative leader, and will bring a track record of leading growth, and national recognition in education, clinical service, and/or research, as well as experience in strategic planning and implementation, and financial and resource management of an academic department of Radiation Oncology. Applicants must be a physician board-certified in Radiation Oncology, and eligible for California State medical licensure. Extramurally funded research is highly desirable as is the willingness to collaborate and support departmental and intramural research activities across the School of Medicine and other campus research centers. Candidates are expected to have credentials appropriate for the rank of Professor at the University of California, Irvine.

    The University of California, Irvine, was founded in 1965 and is the youngest member of the Association of American Universities. UCI has more than 30,000 students, offers 192 degree programs and is located in one of the world's safest and most economically vibrant communities. UC Irvine Health is a team of nationally regarded physicians, nurses, researchers, clinicians, educators and students, united to improve the lives of the people in our community and beyond. It is a multifaceted organization that is dedicated to the discovery of new medical frontiers, to teaching future healers and to the delivery of the evidence based care. The UCI School of Medicine is one of the top US Medical schools for research and the UCI Medical Center is ranked among the nation's best hospitals for over 16 years. Each year, the school educates more than 400 medical students and trains more than 600 residents and fellows at UC Irvine Medical Center and affiliated institutions. The school offers an MD degree, a combined MD/PhD medical scientist training program, a master's degree in genetic counseling, a combined MD/MBA program and a unique combined MD/master's program called the Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community (PRIME-LC).

    The University of California, Irvine is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic medical center community through their research, teaching, service, leadership, or life experiences.

    The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine has partnered with Montgomery & Montgomery executive search firm for this recruitment. Confidential inquiries and/or applications may be directed to:

    Mary Montgomery
    Montgomery & Montgomery

    Application materials should include a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of interest, and a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion. Alternatively, applicants may complete an online application profile and upload their CV and application materials electronically:

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA


    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
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    • Statement of Research (Optional)
    • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
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