The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida, is recruiting for a physician and/or physician-scientist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The ideal candidate should have a strong focus on clinical or translational research—including clinical trials—residency education, and multidisciplinary care of cancer patients with an interest in treating breast cancer specifically.
The Department of Radiation Oncology currently includes 16 board-certified radiation oncologists, 15 medical physicists and 10 research faculty located at campuses in Gainesville, FL, and Jacksonville, FL. The clinical site in Gainesville has 6 linear accelerators—including a Varian Trilogy, Elekta Precise, Elekta Versa HD, and 3 Elekta Synergy IGRT—while the Jacksonville site has an IBA proton therapy system with 3 gantry treatment rooms and 1 eyeline fixed-beam treatment room, 2 Elekta Synergy, and 1 Varian TrueBeam linear accelerators. There is a 4-year residency training program for 8 medical residents as well as a 3-year training program for 3 residents in Medical Physics. The Department boasts a strong research program with dedicated research and editorial staff to support faculty and resident research. The academic health center, which includes the College of Medicine, is a vibrant research center that generates 52% of the University’s total research awards and is structured to easily facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration. In terms of clinical care, UF Health is ranked in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 Best Hospital rankings as being among the nation’s best in seven specialties, including cancer care.
The Gainesville region has an inexpensive cost of living, nationally ranked middle and high schools, a lively arts scene with several theatres and performing arts centers, and superb weather with many year-round recreational opportunities, including biking, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and cave diving. It is less than two hours from Orlando, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, and Gulf Coast beaches.
The successful applicant will have a history of academic scholarship and achievement as well as a strong clinical background. Candidates should have completed an accredited residency and be board-certified or in the process of becoming board-certified through the American Board of Radiology, and be eligible for a Florida Medical License. Interested applicants, please send or email a cover letter and current CV to Leslie McElvey (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department of Radiation Oncology, PO Box 100385, Gainesville, FL 32610.
Additional Salary Information: negotiable; based on experience and education