The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Virginia (UVA) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position to lead the Head and Neck Service. The successful candidate will provide clinical services and will be expected to lead investigator initiated trials and/or conduct translational research. Rank, tenure-status, and compensation are contingent upon experience. Candidates must have a MD, be board-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology, and be eligible for a Virginia medical license. Applicants with an interest in resident education are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Radiation Oncology, with six attending physicians and seven physicists, has a highly regarded residency training program for both physicians and physicists. The Department is a part of the University of Virginia Cancer Center and occupies 20,000 sq ft of the new Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center. Current areas of basic research include mechanisms of resistance to radiation with an emphasis on brain and prostate cancer. Active areas of clinical research include SBRT, image-guided intraoperative brachytherapy, total body irradiation, Therasphere and SIR-spheres therapies and biomarkers. We have state of the art equipment including a CT-on-rails guided brachytherapy suite, the first Helical TomoTherapy HD to be installed in the world, a Varian trueBeam linear accelerator, a Elekta Perfexion Gamma Knife, a Varian Trilogy linear accelerator, a dedicated 3T MRI-guided focused ultrasound device, and a Gulmay small animal irradiation and imaging platform. In addition we expect to have an MRI linac installed within the next year.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized the University of Virginia both as one of the nation’s top universities and cancer centers, and it is a “National Cancer Institute Designated Cancer Center”. The University of Virginia is in Charlottesville, a cultured, cosmopolitan community with a charming, small-town feel. Located in a beautiful setting surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the region is home to several historical places of interest. We are ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States by Money Magazine and USA Today.
This is a restricted position, continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance. The position will remain open until filled.
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EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, and search for requisition # R0009728. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, statement of research interests and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
Education: Graduate of Accredited medical school with degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). Completion of Accredited Residency in chosen specialty,
Licensure: Board certification in specialty (if newly graduated from residency, must be obtained within 2 years of graduation) must be kept current, Unrestricted license to practice within the Commonwealth of Virginia, Current DEA certificate without restriction
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping, reaching (overhead, extensive, and repetitive); Repetitive motion: computer keyboard. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 - 100lbs. May be exposed to noise, radiation, radioactive materials, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
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About University of Virginia Department of Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Oncology, with five attending physicians and seven physicists, operates highly-regarded residency training programs for both physicians and physicists. As part of the University of Virginia Cancer Center, we occupy 30,000 sq. ft. of the new Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center.