Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Location
Augusta, Georgia
Posted
Aug 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Information  

Augusta University
Job opening ID#13168
Position #00011250 - Associate Professor

The Department of Radiation Oncology and the Georgia Cancer Center at  Augusta University, invite applications for multiple Radiation Oncologist positions at Assistant and/or Associate Professor rank. The applicants should be ABR board certified/eligible in Therapeutic Radiology.  The successful candidates will provide clinical services in GYN, CNS, Head and Neck, Breast, GI, GU or other sites. They are encouraged to perform clinical and translation researches, develop clinical trials, participate in NRG and other national and internal trials. Qualified candidates may also take a leadership role in clinical operation, education, and research within the Department of Radiation Oncology and the cancer center. 

Georgia Cancer Center houses extensive state-of-the-art core facilities, with a focus on genomics, proteomics and molecular medicine. Cancer Research focus is in the areas of molecular oncology and biomarkers, signaling and angiogenesis, cancer immunotherapy, inflammation and tolerance cancer prevention and control. Clinical research is conducted through the excellent Cancer Center translational research infrastructure that includes the minority based NCORP grant, Cooperative group trials, investigator-initiated trials and the Phase I and II clinical research programs.  Opportunities for research collaboration with basic and clinical researchers are available.  

The Georgia Cancer Center Radiation Therapy facility houses four linear accelerators, a computed tomography machine (CT), and a positron emission computed tomography machine (PET/CT). The PET/CT machine is used to find and diagnose cancer. The CT machine is used to plan out and construct treatment portals for cancer patients. The linear accelerators are used to administer the radiation treatments.  We recently acquired a state-of the-art equipment “Edge Radiosurgery System” known as surgery without a knife and treatment as sharp as a scalpel.  With the Edge system, clinics may be able to treat more patients because of the speed, precision, and streamlined treatment planning.  It provides a turn-key solution for delivering full-body radiosurgery treatments with accuracy.  Edge offer advanced tools designed to deliver highly confrontal dose distributions to tumors of the lung, brain, spine and other areas of the body where radiation is indicated.

Augusta, Georgia, is the second largest city in Georgia and is home to the annual Masters Golf Tournament.  Augusta has been ranked among the top cities for economic performance and for families.  

Minimum Requirements  

Applicants must be Board Certified or eligible and faculty rank is commensurate with credentials.  
 

How To Apply  

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty and you must include a current CV or resume.

AND 

You may send curriculum vitae and three references to:   

Elizabeth D. Jones, MSA
Faculty Recruitment Coordinator
Email: eljones@augusta.edu

Conditions of Employment  

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information  

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment.  The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited.  This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  The Augusta University Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.

Equal Employment Opportunity  

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
 

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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