Assistant/Associate Professor

Job description

Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Radiation Oncology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-15-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a 0.6-1.0 FTE Clinical faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will provide clinical services and will be expected to lead investigator-initiated trials and/or conduct translational research. Rank and tenure status are contingent upon qualifications. Candidates must have an M.D. degree, be board-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology, and be eligible for a Virginia medical license. Applicants with an interest in resident education are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Radiation Oncology, with five attending physicians and seven physicists, operates highly-regarded residency training programs for both physicians and physicists. As part of the University of Virginia Cancer Center, we occupy 30,000 sq. ft. of the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center. Current areas of basic research include mechanisms of resistance to radiation with an emphasis on brain and prostate cancer. Active areas of clinical research include, interaction of immunotherapy and radiation, image-guided HDR brachytherapy, HDR-based breast IORT, Therasphere and SIR-spheres therapy optimization, rapid treatment planning strategies and hypofractionated radiation, treatment planning optimization, and novel medical physics quality assurance methods. We have state-of-the-art equipment including a CT-on-rails guided brachytherapy suite, the TomoTherapy HD, a Varian trueBeam linear accelerator, a Elekta ICON Gamma Knife, a Varian Trilogy linear accelerator, a dedicated 3T MRI-guided focused ultrasound, and a Gulmay small animal irradiation and imaging platform.

U.S. News & World Report has recognized the University of Virginia as one of the nation's top universities. Our Cancer Center has been a National Cancer Institute Designated Cancer Center for decades. The University of Virginia is in Charlottesville, a cultured, cosmopolitan community with a charming small-town feel. Located in a beautiful setting surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the region is home to several historical places of interest. We are rated one of the best places to live in the United States by Money Magazine and USA Today.

To learn more about the University of Virginia Cancer Center please visit:

To apply, visit [email protected] and search on posting number 0621462, complete a candidate profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

For additional information about the position, please contact Jamie DeVore at [email protected] or 434-924-5564. For questions about the application process, please contact Human Resources at 434-982-0123.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 8/16/2017
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