University of California Irvine
Radiation Oncologist- Residency Program Director
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, Irvine is seeking board-certified Radiation Oncologists (Residency Program Director) for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Level (Health Sciences, Clinical X, In-Residence). Duties will include clinical care, teaching of residents and students, and scholarly activity. The program director will specifically provide oversight over the administration and operations of the ACGME-accredited residency training program. Responsibilities include resident recruitment; evaluation and promotion, including remediation and disciplinary action; development of quality assurance projects; and establishment and organization of didactic and other instructional material. Priority will be given to candidates with a proven track record of academic productivity, as demonstrated through educational experience, high-impact publications, and/or grant funding. Skills conducive to practice-building will be especially valued, as well as an ability to work collaboratively within and outside of the Department.
Over the last three years, the Department has grown from essentially a community-based practice to a thriving academic unit currently with seven disease-specific physicians. Ground-breaking for a new, second UCI hospital (UCI-Newport) recently commenced, and the Department is expected to usher in this customized, state-of-the-art facility in 2023. As an integral part of the NCI-designated UCI-Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Department ranks among the top programs in the country with respect to grant funding and is the home to an NIH multi-institutional P01 dedicated to the investigation of FLASH radiotherapy. Strong collaborations exist with the UCI Beckman Laser Institute, the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, and the In-vivo Functional Onco-Imaging Facility. A strong tradition of campus-based invention and entrepreneurship has been promoted through the UCI Beall Applied Innovation Center. The Department participates in NRG/RTOG and SWOG and encourages investigator-initiated clinical and translational trials.
Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced 3 Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation, and anteater mascot. The University has more than 36,000 students and offers 222-degree programs. Ranked as one of the top 50 U.S. medical schools for research by U.S. News & World Report, the UCI School of Medicine is dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and clinical practice through scholarly research, physician education and high-quality care. Each year, the school educates more than 400 medical students and trains more than 700 residents and fellows at UC Irvine Medical Center and affiliated institutions. The school has 26 departments, ranging from basic science research to clinical-medical and surgical specialties.
UCI is located in one of the world's safest, family-friendliest, and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County's second largest employer. The "OC" offers a multitude of recreational and cultural opportunities and is home to Disneyland, as well as to the beach enclaves of Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, and Huntington Beach ("Surf City USA").
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.
Criteria for the Professor-in-Residence Series:
The incumbent will be expected to conduct substantial and meaningful research; teach students; direct patient care; and perform public and University service. Engage in a program of scholarly activity, including pursuit of intramural and extramural funding sources to support original research in the field of radiation oncology.
The candidate must possess M.D. degree (or equivalent), board certification, superior clinical skills, and an aspiration to be a leader in the field, though independent research, teaching, and/or innovation. At least three years of experience as a faculty physician is a prerequisite for residency director.
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Application Procedure: Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following applications materials electronically to be considered for the position at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07509 Curriculum vitae
Statement of Teaching
Names and addresses of three references
Statement of contributions to diversity
To apply, visit https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07509
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