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Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, Brachytherapy Lead, Gynecology

Employer
University of Washington Radiation Oncology
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of Washington (UW) is recruiting a full-time faculty member in Radiation Oncology on the clinician-educator pathway as an Assistant Professor without tenure by reason of funding.  This will be a primarily clinical position with protected time for scholarly activity.  This position will serve as Physician Lead of the Brachytherapy program. The disease site specialization will be gynecologic malignancies with a focus on biomedical informatics.  The successful candidate will build a clinical and translational research program and contribute to all segments of the academic mission.  The Department of Radiation Oncology has an established mentorship program that supports junior faculty and others in professional development. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.  The successful candidate will be expected to advance our mission of clinical care, research, education, and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

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 without tenure by reason of funding with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022 or earlier.  This position has an annual service period (July 1 - June 30). This is a full-time position with a 12-month appointment with salary paid over 12 months.  

Department Overview:

UW Medicine and its partner institutions (UWMC, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Seattle Proton Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, VA Puget Sound) 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 and tumor boards. We enjoy strong collaborations with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  The Department has 30 physicians, 8 advanced practice providers, 26 physicists, and 3 research faculty.  Educational opportunities in our residency programs, fellowship programs and post-doctoral fellowships abound. The successful candidate will be expected to support the department's commitment to research and education and engage in strong collaboration with the multidisciplinary clinical teams.

The City of Seattle:

The metropolitan region is an urban area of 3.8 million people with a diverse population and an associated rich arts and cultural scene. Amenities include restaurants, coffee shops, breweries, cinema, live theater, live music, art, pop culture, a foodie scene, and urban homesteading. Seattle is the gateway to the great outdoors with hiking, camping, skiing, snowshoeing, sailing, kayaking, fishing, and whale watching within an hour of the city. Beyond the mountains to the west, there is the Pacific Ocean and, to the east, deserts, fruit, and wine country. Seattle is one of the fastest-growing cities with significant industries in biotechnology, computer technology and communication, global health, and e-commerce. The variety of neighborhoods within Seattle and surrounding areas offer a diversity of environments for families and single adults to call home, connected by bike commuting trails and a rapidly growing public transportation system. 

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.  The candidate must have substantial expertise with brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies.  Positive factors for consideration include but are not limited to post-residency training in brachytherapy. 

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.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and diversity statement via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/100737

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).

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.

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