Assistant Professor Genitourinary Radiation Oncology
Jul 30, 2019
The University of Washington (UW) is recruiting a faculty member in Radiation Oncology with a primary focus in genitourinary radiation oncology. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in research and education, and to collaborate with the multidisciplinary teams in the care of genitourinary cancers. Clinical duties will primarily be in the area of genitourinary radiation therapy. This position will contribute to clinical program growth as well as educational, scientific and outreach efforts relating to these programs.
The selected candidate will be proposed for appointment to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington on the clinician-educator pathway as an Assistant Professor (0113) without tenure due to funding with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. This is a full-time position with a twelve month appointment with salary paid over twelve months for eleven months of service. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
In addition to providing clinical care, this faculty member will participate in the Genitourinary Tumor Board, and multidisciplinary cancer clinic for prostate cancer, bladder cancer, and kidney cancer, and perform brachytherapy. Goals and responsibilities will be the building of a clinical/translational research program in GU Radiation Oncology in collaboration with the members of the UW prostate SPORE group and attending and/or participating in SPORE activities such as seminar series presentations, annual GU outreach programs and research and administrative meetings.
The Department of Radiation Oncology treats over 2,800 patients annually from a multi-state region covering over 25% of the U.S. geographic area. The University of Washington has the only Radiation Oncology department in North America that has clinical particle beam delivery systems for both proton and neutron therapy. Our clinical approach is collaborative with numerous multidisciplinary clinics and tumor boards. We enjoy strong collaborations with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and several imaging research laboratories. The Department has 24 physicians, 8 advanced practice providers, 22 physics and 2 research faculty, who engage in active multi-disciplinary clinical and basic research. Educational opportunities in our residency programs, fellowship programs and post-doctoral fellowships abound. A strong interest and commitment in research and education is expected, as well as strong collaboration with the multidisciplinary teams.
The City of Seattle
The city of Seattle is in proximity to the Pacific coast and mountains with ample year-round outdoor recreational activities along with its rich arts and cultural scene make it one of the most geographically and culturally desirable cities in the U.S. Seattle offers ample opportunity to attend professional sports venues, a myriad of museums and restaurants, music and other cultural events, as well as many outdoor activities, including skiing, boating, walking, hiking and biking, in close vicinity. Natural beauty lies within close reach of the city as Washington hosts expansive parks, forests, lakes and mountains.
The successful applicant must have an MD or a DO, or foreign equivalent, and be board certified or eligible in Radiation Oncology with the American Board of Radiology (ABR); candidates who are ABR board-eligible must become board certified within two years of faculty appointment.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest