The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine is seeking applications for our Proton Radiation Therapy Fellowship Program. Fellows in this 1-year program will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of proton radiation therapy. Fellows will gain comprehensive clinical and technical proton therapy experience in the treatment of pediatric and adult patients across the full range of disease sites.
Clinical rotations will involve working with UW Medicine faculty at the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Seattle Children’s Hospital. The fellowship’s curriculum is adaptable to emphasize candidates’ varying needs and interests in clinical and research interests.
Research rotations are customized to the fellow’s interests and include opportunities in clinical, physics, radiobiology, imaging, and health services research programs within the SCCA Proton Therapy Center, University of Washington, and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
The selected candidate will be proposed for appointment to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington as an Acting Instructor/Senior Fellow with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2020. This is a full-time position with a twelve month appointment with salary paid over twelve months for eleven months of service. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Candidates will have completed a radiation oncology residency and be eligible for licensure in the state of Washington. U.S. citizen or resident alien status is required. ABR certification or ABR Board eligibility in Radiation Oncology (Therapeutic Radiology), or an equivalent board is preferable. The University of Washington is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.
Please submit the following in PDF form:
A cover letter addressed to the Associate Program Director
Personal statement of interest
Three letters of reference from the referees to the Fellowship Program Director at UW Medicine.
Acceptable letters of reference, at minimum, include the following authors:
One PDF letter from the Director of your Radiation Oncology Program
Two PDF letters from other attending physicians who are familiar with your clinical work.
Internal Number: 66690
About University of Washington Radiation Oncology
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).