The University of Washington (UW) is recruiting three (3) full-time faculty members in Radiation Oncology at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level without tenure by reason of funding. This will be a primarily clinical position with protected time for scholarly activity. The disease site specialization will be determined based upon the needs of the department, the interests of the candidate and as approved by the Chair. The Department of Radiation Oncology has an established mentorship program that supports junior faculty and others in professional development. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to advance the department's mission of clinical care, research, education, and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
The selected candidates will be proposed for appointment to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington as an Assistant, Associate, or full Professor without tenure by reason of funding on the regular track (either Clinician-Educator or Clinician-Scientist), with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024 or earlier. Academic appointment at the University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank. Assistant Professors are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Associate or Full Professors hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.
Faculty in the Department of Radiation Oncology practice at several of our partner institutions: Fred Hutch Cancer Center (which includes the Proton Center, South Lake Union Cancer Clinic, Peninsula/Poulsbo Cancer Center and FHCC Northwest Hospital), University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, Harborview Medical Center and VA Puget Sound. The department provides an extensive and outstanding array of radiation oncology modalities for cancer patients, including proton therapy, neutron therapy, GammaKnife radiosurgery, LDR and HDR brachytherapy, IORT, intravascular brachytherapy, and SBRT.
UW Medicine and its partner institutions (UWMC, Fred Hutch Cancer Center including its Proton Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, VA Puget Sound, Harborview Hospital) provide an extensive and outstanding array of radiation oncology modalities for cancer patients. 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, tumor boards and disease specific chart rounds. We are a part of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and have strong translational and clinical research collaborations. The Department has 33 physicians, 10 advanced practice providers, 30 physicists, and 3 research faculty. Educational opportunities in our residency programs, fellowship programs and post-doctoral fellowships abound. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in research and education, as well as strong collaboration with the multidisciplinary clinical teams.
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The base salary range for this position will be: $24,167 - $41,667 per month ($290,004 - $500,004 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.
Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive via the UW Physicians practice plan.
For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available: https://faculty.uwmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/UWP-Benefits-Summary-for-recruitingef-edits-v3.pdf.
Must have an MD or a DO, or foreign equivalent. Must be board certified or eligible (or foreign equivalent) in Radiation Oncology and must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Washington. 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 US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and diversity statement via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/134276.
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