The University of Washington (UW) is recruiting two full-time faculty members in Radiation Oncology who will join the community based Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Peninsula clinic in Poulsbo, Washington; a successful established practice with 2.5 radiation oncologists that is currently under expansion to provide medical oncology services. SCCA Peninsula will be a fully integrated radiation and medical oncology clinic serving patients on the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas.
The selected candidate will be proposed for appointment to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington on the clinician-clinician pathway as a Clinical Assistant Professor – Salaried (10167) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. This is a full-time position with a twelve month appointment with salary paid over twelve months for eleven months of service.
The radiation oncology service provides a full complement of radiation therapy with an Elekta Synergy linear accelerator, Phillips CT simulator, providing IMRT, VMAT, IGRT, SBRT, SRT, and brachytherapy services. Successful candidates will have interest and strong commitment to providing exceptional patient care and service. Responsibilities of the radiation oncologist include evaluation and treatment of patients, participation in tumor boards as well as community events to build and maintain the site of practice. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to clinical program growth as well as educational, scientific and outreach efforts relating to these programs.
The Kitsap Community
The city of Poulsbo is located in the northern part of Kitsap County and is in proximity to the Pacific coast with ample year-round recreational activities including skiing, boating, walking, hiking, and biking in close vicinity. Natural beauty lies within close reach on the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsula with expansive parks, forests, lakes and mountains. Poulsbo is in close proximity of Bainbridge Island, home to one of the best school districts in the State of Washington and is an easy ferry commute to the city of Seattle that offers ample opportunity to attend professional sports venues, a myriad of museums and restaurants, music and other cultural events.
The successful applicant must have an MD or a DO, or equivalent, and be board certified in Radiation Oncology. For applicants recently completing residency training, the appointment candidates who are ABR board eligible, provided she/he becomes board certified within two years of taking the position, will be considered.Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must demonstrate successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
The Department of Radiation Oncology treats over 2,800 patients yearly from a multi-state region covering over 25% of the U.S. The University of Washington is the only radiation oncology department in the United States that has particle delivery systems for both proton and neutron therapy. Technologies include 7 IGRT-capable linear accelerators, the Gamma Knife Icon, one fast neutron therapy and 3 proton therapy units. The Department has direct access to PET/CT including novel tracers, SPECT/CT and MRI, which are integrated into the planning process with standard CT-simulation. We have a broad range of planning systems including RayStation (photon, proton), CMS, and MIM. Our clinical approach is collaborative with numerous multidisciplinary clinics and tumor boards. We enjoy strong collaborations with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and several imaging research laboratories. The University of Washington is located at the center of the Pacific Rim. Its proximity to the coast and mountains combined with its mild climate allows for year-round outdoor recreational activities. Seattle is a growing city and vibrant community that provides diverse arts ...and culture.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Commitment to Diversity:
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).