The Department of Radiation Medicine (www.ohsu.edu/radmedicine) at Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute is seeking an outstanding and highly interactive radiation oncologist for a 0.5-1.0 FTE, Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Faculty position. Rank will be commensurate with experience and applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree, Board certification (or Board eligibility) is required. The ideal candidate would demonstrate excellence in clinical care. Interest in health services research and outcomes research is desirable.
This position will primarily be in clinical practice in picturesque Astoria, Oregon. Astoria is a small scenic town on the North Coast of Oregon, 96 miles west of Portland, nestled between the mountains and the mouth of the mighty Columbia River with a service area of 60,000. Although it is the oldest settlement west of the Mississippi, Astoria is a family–oriented community that boasts an eclectic mixture of restaurants on the river, coffee shops, bakeries, microbreweries and locally owned boutiques. We enjoy a thriving local arts scene and numerous festivals throughout the year. Opportunities for outdoor activities abound and include hiking, camping, fishing, kiteboarding and surfing; for those who enjoy winter sports, there are four ski resorts within a 3-hour drive. Learn more at http://www.astoriaoregon.com/.
Preference will be given to candidates with a strong clinical care experience. The primary responsibilities are to develop and direct programmatic expansion of the recently formed radiation oncology program at Columbia Memorial Hospital / OHSU Cancer Center in Astoria, and support of the other OHSU Radiation Medicine clinic. The successful candidate can periodically rotate at the main Portland campus and have the opportunity to build educational and/or research interests in a highly collegial and supportive environment. 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. The OHSU is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Center 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 should forward the following: (1) a cover letter outlining relevance of clinical care activities, (2) a current curriculum vita, and (3) the names and contact information of three references to:
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.
Oregon Health & Science University Department of Radiation Medicine
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