Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, Gynecology

Employer
University of Washington Radiation Oncology
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) is recruiting a full-time faculty member in Radiation Oncology with focus in gynecological radiation oncology, women’s cancer, and brachytherapy.  This position will be expected to engage in a multi-disciplinary approach to the care of women's cancer.  Clinical duties will primarily be in the area of gynecologic radiation therapy and brachytherapy services.  The successful candidate will be expected to 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 WOT with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021 or earlier.  This position has an annual service period (July 1 - June 30). This is a full-time position with a twelve month appointment with salary paid over twelve months.

UW Medicine and (UW cancer care network) its partner institutions provide an extensive and outstanding array of radiation oncology modalities for women’s cancer patients, including all aspects of gynecologic HDR brachytherapy and a fully equipped brachytherapy Suite.  Ample availability of functional imaging and close collaboration with Radiology (including joint faculty) enable outstanding advanced clinical imaging capabilities for women’s cancer patients as well as active imaging-based research.  Additional technical capabilities of the Department include 7 Elekta linear accelerators, IMRT, VMAT and SBRT capability, Gammaknife radiosurgery with the Perfexion ICON system for multi-fraction SRT; 4 CT simulators, direct access to MRI and PET/CT based planning; Pinnacle, CMS, Raystation, in-house planning systems, MIM platforms in both Radiation Oncology and Radiology, LDR brachytherapy, IORT, intravascular brachytherapy, respiratory gating, C-RAD and Calypso beacon localization. Proton Therapy and an active Neutron Therapy program further broaden the technical capabilities and therapy options.

Department Overview:

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.

Qualifications

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. The successful applicant must demonstrate experience and expertise in gynecologic cancer.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest via Interfolio.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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