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Faculty Position University of California Davis Medical Center Department of Radiation Oncology-Full-time, academic position is available at Full Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor

16 Jul 2018 11:45 AM | Anonymous

Rank/Series

Full-time, academic position is available at Full Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor.

Responsibilities

The UC Davis Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking an academically oriented Board certified/Board eligible radiation oncologist to focus on gynecological cancer. This individual should possess excellent clinical skills as well as training and expertise in HDR Brachytherapy, IMRT, and IGRT. The UC Davis NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center has recently completed significant reinvestments in radiation oncology and an adjacent new building in the center housing the multi-disciplinary clinics. Radiation Oncology is equipped with twined Elekta Agility linacs, TomoTherapy, GammaKnife Perfexion, Image-guided HDR Brachytherapy suite, Mosaiq EMR, Philips Pinnacle treatment planning, and is committed to providing the most advanced treatment delivery and image-guided technologies, including VMAT and 4D CBCT.

The department has recently designed and built a dedicated Image Guided Brachytherapy (IGBT) suite that serves as a dedicated special procedure room for all HDR and LDR procedures to be performed in one room in the department. UC Davis has joined with University of Wisconsin to be among the first to employ a large bore mobile CT scanner (Neurologica-Samsung BodyTom), and new imaging and procedures couches (Arcoma imaging and Diacor Zephyr patient transfer system). The IGBT suite has been designed for patients to benefit from a wide array of image guidance, high-resolution large screen monitors, Steris OR lights and boom accessories, and a host of ergonomic features to streamline the scan-plan-treat HDR process. This newly designed IGBT will be a substantial asset to our highly regarded brachytherapy programs that serve patients from Northern California and Nevada.

The Department of Radiation Oncology currently includes 6 Board Certified Radiation Oncologists, 6 Ph.D. Medical Physicists, and 5 Dosimetrists. The Department has ACGME and CAMPEP accredited residency training programs, and ACR accreditation.

UC Davis Medical Center is a major academic health center located in Sacramento, California. It is owned and operated by the University of California. The medical center sits on a sprawling 142-acre campus (often referred to as the Sacramento Campus to distinguish it from the main campus in nearby Davis). The 631-bed hospital serves as key referral center for a 65,000-square-mile (170,000 km2) area that includes 33 counties and 6 million residents. It operates inland Northern California’s only level I trauma center and maintains a staff of specialists and researchers in more than 150 areas of health care. UC Davis Medical Center ranks among the top 50 hospitals in America according to U.S. News & World Report. Out of roughly 5,000 hospitals nationwide, the medical center placed 39th for cancer care.

Qualifications

1)The candidate must possess a M.D. degree (or equivalent),

2) Board eligible in Radiation Oncology (or equivalent),

3) California Medical License (or be eligible for licensure),

4) Possess excellent clinical skills,

5) An aptitude toward conducting independent research, preferably with ongoing and currently funded research efforts

6) Teaching experience

Salary/Rank

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Apply

For full consideration, applications must be received by July 20, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. Interested applicants should respond with statement of interest, a statement of diversity, a statement of teaching, current CV, and 3 names for references with contact information to: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02283. All documents must be submitted as a PDF file

Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.




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