Assistant Professor, Oncology/Hematology, Department of Oncology

Employer
University of Texas at Austin
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant Professor, Oncology/Hematology, Department of Oncology

College/School/Unit: Dell Medical School
Department: Oncology
Posted: Oct 13, 2020
Apply By: Open until filled

Description

The Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking oncology/hematology-trained physicians to join the Department of Oncology.

Dell Medical School's mission is to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy by:
  • Educating leaders who transform health care;
  • Evolving new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value;
  • Advancing innovation from discovery to outcomes;
  • Improving health in our community as a model for the nation; and
  • Redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society.

While medical education has been part of the clinical landscape of Austin, Texas since the mid-1970s, the Dell Medical School enrolled its first class of 50 undergraduate medical students in June of 2016. As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation's leading research universities, the Dell Medical School will pursue innovation in the re-design of healthcare delivery, excellence in healthcare research, and programs in interdisciplinary and inter-professional education.

JOB SUMMARY

The Assistant Professor of Oncology will be responsible for providing evidence-based, multidisciplinary care for patients and educating the next generation of leaders in oncology

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will include direct patient care, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis, developing clinic volume, quality improvement responsibilities, and participation in scholarly work that supports faculty and program development.

Qualifications
  • MD or DO degree with Board Certification (or Board Eligibility if within 2 years of residency) in Internal Medicine.
  • Unrestricted licensed to practice medicine in the State of Texas.
  • Strong clinical teaching skills.
  • Training and experience in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Experience in caring for patients with complex oncological disease in an inpatient and outpatient setting. Ability to work efficiently and flexibly in a fast-paced environment with minimal guidance. Ability to address individuals and information with a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality in various situations.
  • Capacity to work well with physicians and other care providers as part of a multi-disciplinary healthcare delivery team.
  • Eligible for appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Well-documented speaking, teaching, and writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable and professional manner in person and on the phone.
  • Effective professional management skills, including the ability to plan, organize and schedule work in an efficient and productive manner, focusing on key priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to interact with peers, executives, employees, and consultants in a manner that represents the Dell Medical School positively.
  • Sound judgment in decision-making, and importantly clinical judgment.
  • Ability to learn and apply new information, knowledge and experiences in a timely manner.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and projects and to prioritize.
  • Plan, promote, demonstrate, recommend and coordinate high standards of evidence-based medical practice.

Application Instructions

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


To apply, visit https://faculty.utexas.edu/career/65597

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