The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Kansas, a NCI designated cancer center, seeks to recruit a radiation oncologist as our department continues to grow under new chairman Dr. Ronald Chen. The University of Kansas has state-of-the-art clinical facilities at both the main academic hospital and eight community locations. The integrated clinical program serves over 6,000 new patients annually, which provides an excellent environment for clinical research. Construction for a proton center has begun and is expected to be completed in 2021. The department consists of 16 full-time clinical faculty, 11 full-time physicists and two radiobiologists. The University provides a supportive environment, with high quality care through department-wide peer review and site-specific tumor conferences. There is a full research staff dedicated to development and support of clinical trials, including biostatistics support. The department has an ACGME-accredited four-year residency program in radiation oncology, and a CAMPEP-accredited physics residency.
This position is primarily located at the North Kansas City clinical facilities and will carry an academic appointment. In addition to clinical care, resident teaching (lectures) is expected and research encouraged. Inquiries and curriculum vitae should be submitted via this posting or directly sent via email to Roxanne Hale, Business Administrator, at email@example.com.
The qualified candidate will be Board certified or Board eligible in Radiation Oncology, has excellent interpersonal skills and able to work successfully in a multi-disciplinary team.
Internal Number: 5550
About University of Kansas Medical Center and School of Medicine
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) is a crucial member of the NCI-designated University of Kansas Cancer Center. The Department is a top ranked US News and World Report Cancer Service Line that has developed a national reputation and has seen an ongoing increase in the number and clinical expertise of its faculty. The Department oversees 11 linear accelerators and provides Radiation Oncology Clinical Services at 8 locations throughout the Kansas City region.
The Department of Radiation Oncology is a main voting member of NRG Oncology, and continues to base its' philosophies on research and education. The Department also features an accredited four-year Radiation Oncology residency training program (ACGME), and a two-year residency Medical Physics training program (CAMPEP).The Department of Radiation Oncology is now one of the largest clinical programs in the country.
The Department allows patients from the Kansas City metropolitan area and the States of Kansas and Missouri the opportunity to receive cutting-edge, state-of-the-art radiation therapy treatments while staying close to home.