The Department is an integral part of the University of Kansas NCI-designated Cancer Center and includes 16 board certified radiation oncologists, 10 medical physicists, and 3 radiobiologists. Increasingly active in research, the Department is a full voting member of the NRG Oncology Group and strongly supports investigator initiated pilot studies. The Department houses a radiation oncology informatics registry, bio-specimen repository, and small animal irradiator, and has recently assembled a dedicated clinical research staff to facilitate discovery. The Department features a fully-accredited four-year Radiation Oncology residency training program (ACGME certified), and a two-year residency Medical Physics training program (CAMPEP certified).
The Department is looking to recruit a candidate who is self-motivated, conscientious, and collaborative. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and track-record. This position comes with a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. For more information, please contact Allen M. Chen, M.D., Joe and Jean Brandmeyer Chair and Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) is a crucial member of the NCI-designated University of Kansas Cancer Center. The Department is a top ranked US News and World Report Cancer Service Line that has developed a national reputation and has seen an ongoing increase in the number and clinical expertise of its faculty. The Department oversees 11 linea...r accelerators and provides Radiation Oncology Clinical Services at 8 locations throughout the Kansas City region.
The Department of Radiation Oncology is a main voting member of NRG Oncology, and was ranked number 6 among all NRG Main Members in World/United States in accruing patients to clinical trials in 2014. The Department also features an accredited four-year Radiation Oncology residency training program (ACGME), and a two-year residency Medical Physics training program (CAMPEP).The Department of Radiation Oncology is now one of the largest clinical programs in the country.
The Department allows patients from the Kansas City metropolitan area the opportunity to receive cutting-edge, state-of-the-art radiation therapy treatments while staying close to home.