Assistant or Associate Professor (03-317-174 & 175): The Department of Radiation Oncology, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for a faculty physician at the Assistant or Associate, non-tenure track level to be Medical Director of an integrated community-based practice.
The Department of Radiation Oncology of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, ranked top 5 in NIH research funding, is recruiting for a Radiation Oncologist at the Assistant/Associate level. The department will now provide Radiation Oncology services at the UM-Eastern Shore Medical Center’s comprehensive Cancer Center, located in Easton, Maryland. This site will be in addition the department’s well-integrated 5 current locations, inclusive of its downtown academic medical and proton therapy centers. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience and a strong interest in having a career in academic radiation oncology in a community setting with an active clinical practice, along with a clinical trial’s program at the center.
The Department of Radiation Oncology’s clinical program has 23 physicians inclusive of fellow and physician scientist faculty. The main patient care facility at the University of Maryland Medical Center in downtown Baltimore, within the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, is close to the main attractions of the Inner Harbor waterfront and professional sports stadiums. Our current clinical program has 11 linear accelerators, a research linear accelerator, 5 multi-slice large bore CT simulators, a proton center, a GammaPod, 3 HDR units, an MRI and active programs in Hyperthermia Therapy, Brachytherapy, SRS/SBRT and Radio-embolization. There are several campus-wide shared resources including small-animal imaging CT, PET and MR scanners.
The Medical Physics Division, led by Dr. Amit Sawant, has 28 medical physics faculty, 26 dosimetrists, 3 residents, and 8 information systems and technology staff. All practice sites are connected via a state-of-the-art telemedicine network facilitating interactions between faculty and staff. Research programs include the development of new treatment planning and delivery techniques, tumor motion management, inter-fraction image guidance strategies and collaborative research. The division of medical physics has research space co-located with our Division of Translational Radiation Sciences (DTRS).
Candidates must be board certified/eligible by the American Board of Radiology in Radiation Oncology and eligible for an unrestricted license in the State of Maryland. This position requires a medical degree from a recognized accredited domestic university (or foreign equivalent), a strong commitment to patient care and teaching, and the ability to work well in a team setting.
Internal Number: 200000GS
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