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Medical Director Radiation Oncology

University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 18, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
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Medical Director Radiation Oncology

Job Class Code: 10031
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1281
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Health Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
Provide clinical expertise in radiation oncology across disease sites in a multidisciplinary care setting. Teaching, mentoring, and providing an appropriate research environment for medical students, residents, fellows, and other trainees within Radiation Oncology. Serve on or attend institutional committee meetings as assigned. Assume administrative duties as assigned. Provide a balanced and integrated educational program in radiation oncology for medical students, residents, fellows, and other trainees. Present, participate, and attend teaching and continuing education conferences, which requires verbal interaction with colleagues. Present lectures using visual aids to medical students, residents, fellows, and other trainees. Actively engage in clinical research and scholarly activity to enhance the academic environment. Develop and maintain independent clinical research programs as appropriate, which may necessitate (orally or in writing) instructing research support personnel in protocol implementation. Collaborate with other investigators. Write manuscripts describing scientific developments based on research projects for publication in peer-review journals. Seek and obtain appropriate funding mechanisms to support clinical research, if necessary. May require completion of grant proposals, applications, budget development, and analysis.

Develop and maintain a clinical radiation oncology practice for patients referred to UT Health RGV. Visually view, evaluate, and interpret medical records, physical exams, and other relevant data of patients; to include competency in taking history and examining patients. Process all essential clinical and diagnostic findings into sound treatment recommendations in multidisciplinary settings. Design and supervise the execution of high quality radiation treatments for patients with various diseases. Ensure all quality control standards are implemented and constant quality assurance measures are in place. Must be self-motivated, conscientious, and able to communicate (orally and in writing) and relate well to peers and personnel at the technical and administrative level. Advocate and educate other clinicians within the institution and outside regarding the current developments in radiation oncology and the future treatment options available across disease sites. Identify and solve problems related to job responsibilities using knowledge and experience in multiple settings; must be able to move from one multidisciplinary disease site and center to another.

Minimum Qualifications:
MD or DO with Board Certification (or obtained within departmental timeline) in a field appropriate to faculty role or department mission. Qualified for an appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher at an LCME accredited medical school. Eligible or licensed to practice in the state of Texas.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Completion of an ACGME accredited radiology residency training program and Certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Preferred Qualification:
At least two (2) years’ experience as Instructor or five (5) years post degree with any combination of time as a Clinician, Clinical Scientist or GME trainee (except specialties with shorter residencies or fellowship).

License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 03/01/2022

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date: 11/17/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Social Security Number *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.

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