Radiation Oncologist- Residency Program Director

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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.

Basic Qualifications:
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
  • Cover letter
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Names and addresses of three references
  • Statement of contributions to diversity

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    Founded in 1965, UC Irvine combines the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. Over five remarkable decades, UCI has become internationally recognized for efforts that are improving lives through research and discovery, fostering excellence in scholarship and teaching, and engaging and enriching the community.UC student center

    With more than 33,000 students, 1,200 faculty members and 10,000 staff, UCI is among the fastest-growing campuses in the University of California system. Increasingly a first-choice campus for students, UCI ranks among the top U.S. universities in the number of undergraduate applications and continues to admit freshmen with highly competitive academic profiles. Orange County’s second-largest employer, UCI generates an annual economic impact on the county of $5 billion.

    UCI is a center for quality education that honors classic instruction while incorporating the best new scholarship. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UCI among the nation’s best universities. Achievements in the sciences, social sciences, social ecology, arts, humanities, medicine and business also have garnered numerous national rankings for UCI’s schools, departments and programs. Three UCI researchers have won Nobel Prizes – most recently Irwin Rose, in chemistry, in 2004.

    Interdisciplinary research, a UCI hallmark, is evident in the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, or Calit2, Newkirk Center for Science and Society, Center for the Study of Democracy, Institute of Transportation Studies, Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics, and innovative instructional programs in biomedical engineering, international studies, global cultures, arts and technology, and other collaborations.

    The university is dedicated to excellence through diversity and to the goal of reflecting equity and inclusion in our faculty, staff and student populations. Faculty and staff diversity affinity groups foster cross-departmental social interaction, professional networking, cultural competencies, recruiting and mentoring.

    Committed to the Community

    UCI reaches beyond the classroom and laboratory to help solve societal issues and support human development. In the health sciences, UCI is noted for its research on cancer, the neurosciences and the genetic underpinnings of disease. UCI Medical Center, Orange County’s only university hospital and Level I trauma center, has been ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 16 consecutive years.

    UC Irvine parkA major intellectual and cultural center, UCI engages the community through public activities and events. Speakers on campus, for example, have included Nobel Peace Prize winners His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and Iranian human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, all of whom also received the UCI Citizen Peacebuilding Award for their efforts toward world peace.

    The university is also addressing the needs of the community and growing world population in an environmentally sustainable way. From the development of new and reliable processes for electricity and alternative fuels to critical water and waste management solutions, UCI consistently tops the list in Sierra magazine’s “Coolest Schools” report, its annual sustainability ranking of U.S. colleges and universities.  

    A hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, the university collaborates with the community on many strategic partnerships such as UCI Applied Innovation , a center which brings campus-based discoveries together with Orange County’s vibrant business sector to support job creation and economic growth. Development also continues on the 185-acre University Research Park adjacent to campus, where R&D companies enjoy collaborative opportunities in medical research, biotechnology, engineering, computer science and business.

    UCI is benefiting the community and the world in countless ways through its scholarly, scientific, creative and economic contributions. On its way to becoming a flagship UC campus and one of the nation’s very best universities, UCI has embarked on a strategic plan that will ensure the campus continues to inspire excellence as it fulfills its research, teaching and public service missions in the decades ahead.

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