The Department of Radiation Medicine (www.ohsu.edu/radmedicine) at Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute is seeking outstanding and highly interactive radiation oncologists for a full-time, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Faculty position. Applicants must have an MD or MD/PhD, be licensed to practice in Oregon, and have Board certification (or Board eligibility). The ideal candidate would have demonstrated excellence in clinical care, practice building, research and education. Preference will be given to interested candidates with at least one year of post-residency clinical experience.
This position will primarily be in clinical practice in Portland, Oregon. The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the mission, goals and objectives of OHSU, the Knight Cancer Institute, Radiation Medicine and the School of Medicine, which include research, patient care, outreach and public service. It is anticipated the position will be made up of the following components: clinical, teaching, and research/academic responsibilities in the community setting.
The duties of this position include serving as the primary attending physician at the OHSU Radiation Medicine Clinic and providing back-up coverage at other OHSU locations, including Beaverton, Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center, and the Tuality OHSU Cancer Center. As well as developing and maintaining a robust clinical program in Radiation Medicine, the candidate will perform the following duties:
care of patients requiring radiation treatment in the community setting,
participating with other faculty on disease-specific provider teams,
attendance at tumor boards,
establishing and maintaining a program of scholarly activity directed toward improved understanding of the causes, and
detection and treatment of hematologic and oncologic disease.
Other duties may include participating in administrative committees and councils of OHSU as approved by the Chair, as well as engaging in public service through consultative activities with non-university groups with knowledge and consent of the Chair. This position is required to maintain in good standing a license to practice medicine in the State of Oregon and any other jurisdiction where licensure is necessary in order to perform professional services and to maintain medical staff privileges at OHSU.
We aim to recruit candidates who have a strong interest and experience in the applied research and clinical management of breast AND/OR gynecologic malignancies. The successful candidate should be able to articular a career plan that may involve the multiple radiotherapy options in treating breast or gynecologic cancers, including the development of brachytherapy options as well as the development of investigator-initiated clinical trials that exploit the scientific strengths of the:
We currently have an active Intrabeam and ABC protocol, and the selected individual will have an integral role in our multidisciplinary breast AND/OR gynecologic oncology programs as well as have opportunities for meaningful involvement with cooperative groups, including the SWOG.
Preference will be given to candidates with a strong experience in clinical care and program building. OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s Department of Radiation Medicine is one of the largest treating practices in the Pacific Northwest. Our treatment sites include Varian, Elekta and TomoTherapy technology and utilize a variety of treatment planning systems in caring for our patients. Additionally, we have an active intraoperative program that includes Mobetron and IntraBeam. Our centers are integrated with medical oncology and radiology services at all sites.
The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is an international leader in cancer research and precision treatment. OHSU is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Center with a Comprehensive Cancer Center status between Sacramento and Seattle. Additionally, the Knight Cancer Institute is the headquarters for the NCI’s SWOG collaborative, a cancer research cooperative group that designs and conducts multidisciplinary clinical trials to improve the practice of medicine in preventing, detecting and treating cancer and enhancing quality of life for cancer survivors.
To be considered for this exciting opportunity with the Knight Cancer Institute and the OHSU Department of Radiation Medicine, interested candidates must should forward the following via the application link below:
A cover letter outlining relevance of clinical and practice-building activities.
A current curriculum vita.
The names and contact information of three references.
OHSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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About Oregon Health & Science University Department of Radiation Medicine
The Department of Radiation Medicine dedicates itself to the foundation of the four pillars; Patient Care, Service, Research, and Education.
We take pride in teaching and educating our patients on the various cancer radiation treatments available and what they can expect during each treatment. As a teaching institution, our staff maintains a high level of professional standards furthering their education by attending seminars and collaborating closely with other teaching institutions.
These standards give our patients an advantage in fighting cancer and overcoming tumors by strategically and cost-effectively utilizing the latest technologies.
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