Assistant Professor (Brachytherapy and Breast Oncology)
Open date: March 31st, 2022
Next review date: Thursday, Apr 14, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is recruiting for one full-time faculty member in the Professor of Clinical X or Health Sciences Clinical Professor series at the Assistant Professor rank. Faculty in the Clinical X series is expected to engage in professional competence and activity, teaching, research and creative work, and University/public service. Faculty in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series is expected to engage in teaching, professional competence, and activity, scholarly or creative activities, and University/public service.
Radiation Oncology is equipped with recently twinned Elekta Versa high-definition linacs, TomoTherapy, GammaKnife Icon, Image-guided HDR Brachytherapy suite with a mobile CT, Mosaiq and Epic EMRs, Raystation treatment planning, and is committed to providing the most advanced treatment delivery and image-guided technologies, including VMAT, SBRT, and 4D CBCT. The department built a dedicated Image Guided Brachytherapy (IGBT) out-patient suite that serves as a dedicated special procedure room for all HDR and LDR procedures to be performed in the department, and includes opportunities to conduct Space OAR, breast, and prostate and gynecological brachytherapy cases. UC Davis was among the first to employ a large bore mobile CT scanner (Neurologica-Samsung BodyTom), new imaging and procedures couches and patient transfer systems to advance our IGBT suite and provide a host of ergonomic features to streamline the scan-plan-treat HDR process. The upgraded treatment machines and vaults completed in 2022 provide for the newest linear accelerators with KV/MV imaging systems for IGRT, IMRT, and VMAT to serve patients from a wide region of Northern California and Nevada.
The Department of Radiation Oncology currently includes 6 Board Certified radiation oncologists, and 6 ABR Certified Ph.D. medical physicists, 6 CMD certified dosimetrists, and a large support staff of certified therapists. The department is actively involved in both institutional and national clinical trials of the NRG Oncology and maintains a support staff of clinical research coordinators. The department has ACGME and CAMPEP accredited residency training programs, and ACR accreditation. UC Davis Health is a major academic health center located in Sacramento, California.
This position will provide clinical services in the Department of Radiation Oncology, including external beam treatment including IGRT and IMRT, and special procedures with high-dose rate brachytherapy; have the capacity to initiate and complete a research project; participate in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows; clinical and/or basic research investigation; and participate in university and public service.
This position is expected to utilize the scientific and intellectual resources available at UC Davis and will utilize the resources of the department, NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, CTSC, and the Health System in general.
Candidates must possess or be eligible for the following:
- M.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.O. or equivalent degree.
- Board eligible in radiation oncology.
- Medical licensure or eligible for licensure in the state of California.
- Strong clinical skills and interest in breast and gynecological brachytherapy.
- Experience in providing clinical radiotherapy, IGRT and IMRT services to radiation therapy patients, with emphasis on special procedures and high-dose rate brachytherapy.
- Demonstrated ability to focus on clinical care and conduct independent clinical research relating gynecological and/or breast cancers.
- Teaching experience of medical students, residents and fellows including delivery of required lectures and course design
- Clinical and/or basic research investigation, publications: Proven experience to initiate and complete a research project as demonstrated by a track record of at least 2-3 publications per year consecutively.
- Experience in service including committees, leadership experience, and community outreach; or an aptitude towards those goals.
- Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.
Success in applying for and obtaining National level Grant funding.
For the full position description and to apply, visit https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04837.
Completed applications will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the first review on April 14, 2022, however, this position will remain open until filled through March 30, 2023.
Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and contact information for 3-5 professional references online.
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