Assistant Professor of Research, Radiation Oncology

Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 10, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Research
Radiation Oncology Research Division
University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

The University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology, invites applications for an Assistant Professor Research track faculty member in radiation biology who will complement and expand growing programs in translational and basic research.  Current areas of exploration include molecular effects of proton radiotherapy, immune effects of radiation therapy, quantitative phase imaging microscopy and mechanisms of radioresistance.

The University of Cincinnati (UC), College of Medicine Radiation Oncology Research Division, along with UC Health, are leaders in basic, translational, and clinical cancer research and cancer treatment (  Access to core facilities, startup funds, and to both a XenX irradiator, as well as proton beam radiation are available. Faculty laboratories are located in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, designed by famed architect Frank Gehry, in close proximity to the UC Medical Center and UC College of Medicine.

The selected candidate will work in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center (UCCC) and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), as well as the UC Health/CCHMC Proton Therapy Center.

This position will participate in the larger mission of teaching UC graduate students, UC Medical Center medical residents, and post-doctoral fellows. The position will require teaching of radiobiology to residents in Radiation Oncology, as well as participation in teaching and mentorship of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows within the laboratory. Topics will include proton therapy, immunotherapy, and DNA damage and repair pathways.

Minimum Requirements:
Prior to the effective date of appointment, candidate must have all of the following: a doctoral degree (PhD) in Immunology, Radiation Biology, or a closely related field; a completed four (4) year post-PhD research fellowship in Oncology; and a minimum of ten (10) peer-reviewed publications in Oncology. A minimum of three (3) years working with proton beam as it pertains to Radiobiology is also required, which could have been part of one’s post-PhD fellowship, PhD research, or a combination of both.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested candidates, please go to:

The application package should include, in a single pdf file: (1) a one-page Cover Letter outlining relevance of research experience and interests to position description, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a concise research prospectus (three page maximum), and (4) contact information for three references.

Women ( and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Cincinnati is committed to attracting and retaining a world-class faculty that embodies our dedication to diversity and inclusion.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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