The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Colorado has an opening for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor to work within the University of Colorado Health System at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. This is a full-time faculty position reporting to the Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology. The position includes general radiation oncology clinical responsibilities as well as an expectation of contribution to the department’s overall academic mission, with opportunities to supervise trainees and to participate in clinical research as a member of the University of Colorado Cancer Center. An interest in the treatment of CNS tumors, and head & neck cancers and Lung cancer is desirable.
A national leader in health care and life sciences, the University of Colorado Health system is a partnership combining Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs, Poudre Valley Health System in Fort Collins, and Denver metro-based University of Colorado Hospital and Highlands Ranch Hospital. The University of Colorado Cancer Center is an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.
The four radiation oncology faculty in Colorado Springs work as a tightly knit team, with an excellent staff, serving Memorial Hospital Central and Memorial Hospital North. Memorial’s oncology service line has been experiencing 15-20% year over year growth due to expansion of surgical specialties and population growth. Memorial attracts talented oncologic specialists and runs seven site-specific tumor boards. Colorado Springs was named the #3 “Best Place to Live” in America by U.S. News and World Reports in 2019, and boasts > 300 days of sunshine.
Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience and indexed to regional benchmarks.
The University of Colorado is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Board Certified or Board Certification eligible.
Minimum three years’ experience following residency training is ideal, though exceptional candidates with less experience will also be considered..