Associate Professor of Clinical
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-22
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This is a full-time position in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine for an American Board of Radiology board eligible/certified candidate. The candidate is expected to be engaged in clinical, research, teaching, and administrative activities.
The department has a strong intradepartmental and interdepartmental team approach and patient centric culture. The physician will have a key role in the disease site multidisciplinary teams, as directed by the Chair and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations. As a member of the care team, the candidate will be responsible for the coordination of care with other services and relevant sites in the UHealth network. The faculty member is expected to be familiar with and comply with department procedures and policies, and have an active role in Quality Improvement activities for the department. The faculty member is expected to be familiar with the University faculty manual.
The candidate will participate in department academic and educational activities, such as morning teaching conferences, morbidity and mortality conference, weekly new patient conference, and departmental and cancer center retreats. Responsibilities also include active participation in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. Faculty are expected to give at least one department grand rounds yearly and to lecture the residents twice during the year.
Physician scientist’s may benefit from start-up support and have protected time for research activities. The candidate will be expected to report progress of his/her research projects on a regular basis. Start-up funds are subject to performance and department/medical school finances.
As mentioned above, the candidate must be board eligible/certified and must have a license to practice medicine in the state of Florida (Florida Medical License or University Medical Faculty Certificate).The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.