Are you excited by the new radiation therapy paradigm of MR-Guided Radiation Therapy (MR-GRT) and its promise of superior oncologic outcomes? Would you like to lead an MR-GRT program in a highly collaborative academic environment with ample opportunities to design and execute clinical trials in the field of MR-GRT?
The Department of Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, is seeking a radiation oncologist at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor to lead the MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy Program. This position will interface with a collaborative group of clinical faculty, laboratory scientists and other members of the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University, a national leader in cancer treatment and research.
Interested individuals should submit a single .pdf file containing: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) letter of interest in the position including a career synopsis and statement of research interests, and (3) names of three references.
The file should be sent to: Julianne.Johnson@jefferson.edu Initial inquiries may be directed to: Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, FASTRO Walter J. Curran Professor and Enterprise Vice-Chair for Radiation Oncology Maria.Werner-Wasik@jefferson.edu
The Department of Radiation Oncology consists of its main facilities in midtown Philadelphia and several network hospitals, with immediate plans to create a fully clinically harmonized enterprise, allowing for the delivery of optimized and value-driven patient care and for creation of new opportunities for scholarly endeavors. Outstanding accredited residency programs in radiation oncology and medical physics create further opportunities for teaching and research. For more information, visit www.jefferson.edu
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health (SKCC) is a nationally recognized center for practice-changing discovery and comprehensive cancer treatment. The SKCC mission is to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families through compassion, innovation and breakthrough discoveries. SKCC is committed to delivering the most advanced, personalized cancer care, made possible through scientific discoveries and advances in cancer detection and treatment. Since 1996, SKCC has held the prestigious title of National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center. NCI seeks out cancer centers across the country with exemplary cancer care and leading edge research programs, providing funding and acknowledging the impact of such centers through NCI-designation. Of the more than 3,400 cancer centers across the country, only 70 qualify as NCI-designated. SKCC was recently ranked as “Outstanding” by the NCI, and is routinely ranked amongst the top cancer centers nationally through US News and World Report.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is an equal opportunity employer. Thomas Jefferson University values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals and veterans.
The ideal candidate should have experience in MR-GRT or an enthusiasm to learn and lead such a program. Clinical expertise in gastrointestinal or other abdominal/pelvic malignancies would be beneficial. A demonstrated record of scholarly accomplishments, passion for interdisciplinary collaboration, clinical trials development and participation, as well as for mentorship of junior faculty, trainees and students are desired. Other leadership opportunities may be available depending on experience.
Candidates must be board-certified in radiation oncology and be able to meet the medical licensure requirements in Pennsylvania.
Internal Number: 9233090
About Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Health delivers state-of-the-art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nation’s best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson... (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet-to-be-imagined careers.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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