Radiation Oncologist/Residency Program Director

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University of California, Irvine

Radiation Oncologist/Residency Program Director

Recruitment Period Open January 10th, 2019 through March 11th, 2019 Description

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine invites applications for appointment in either the Professor of Clinical “X” series, or the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Rank. Duties will include directing the Radiation Oncology Residency Program.

Applicants must possess an M.D. degree (or equivalent), be board certified in Radiation Oncology (or eligible by time of appointment), and hold an unrestricted CA medical license (by time of appointment). Successful candidates will possess superior “people” skills and an aspiration to be a leader in the field though independent research, teaching, and/or innovation. Successful candidates will also have experience in all aspects of Radiation Oncology (including Brachytherapy), inpatient and outpatient care, and the development of both clinical programs and investigational trials. Skills conducive to practice-building will be especially valued, as well as an ability to work collaboratively within and outside of the Department. Motivated graduating residents with academic potential are encouraged to apply.
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Criteria for the Professor of Clinical "X" Series:
The incumbent will be expected to direct patient care conduct substantial and meaningful research; teach residents and medical students; and perform public and University service. Excellent teaching is an essential criterion for appointment in this series. Priority will be given to candidates with a proven track record of academic productivity, as demonstrated through high-impact publications, thematic-based research, and/or grant funding.

Criteria for the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series:
The incumbent will be expected to direct patient care; teach resident and medical students; participate in research and/or creative work; and perform public and University service.

The Department features a fully-accredited four-year Radiation Oncology residency training program (ACGME certified), and a Medical Physics training program (CAMPEP certified). The Department also has an active Radiation Biology Division equipped with a full range of laboratory resources and currently ranks in the upper tier with respect to NIH funding. The Department participates in NRG/RTOG, SWOG, and NSABP.

Located at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California, the Department is an integral part of the NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and recently recruited a new Chair of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Allen Chen. The Department is equipped with 3 linear accelerators, Brilliance CT-simulator with 4DCT, a dedicated HDR brachytherapy suite, and an intraoperative unit. Multimodality imaging for treatment planning (MR, PET-CT) is readily accessible and in routine clinical use. Further equipment upgrades are planned in the next two years.

One of the most culturally diverse regions in the United States, Orange County is consistently recognized on the short-list of “best places to live” by such outlets as Money Magazine, Forbes, and Kiplinger. Popular with both young professionals and retirees alike, Irvine is known for its family-friendly communities, top-ranked schools, pristine coastline, and proximity to the metropolitan vicinities of Los Angeles and San Diego. The area offers a multitude of cultural and recreational opportunities and is the home to Disneyland, as well as the beach enclaves of Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, and Huntington Beach.

To apply: Please log onto UC Irvine's RECRUIT located at:

Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following applications materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and addresses of four references
  • Statement of contributions to diversity

    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.

    To apply, visit https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF04818

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    Posted: 1/11/2019
    Application Due: 3/12/2019
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