Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Academic Clinician Track
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure academic clinician track. Expertise is required in the specific area of head and neck cancer. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree. Board-certified in Radiation Oncology with a minimum of three years of post-training experience as an attending physician.
Teaching responsibilities may include teaching medical residents and students.
Clinical responsibilities may include the evaluation and management of patients diagnosed with cancer and the delivery of radiation therapy-related care.
Successful applicants should be outstanding clinicians and will have the opportunity to practice in a thriving academic and clinical environment by providing Radiation Oncology services at Pennsylvania Hospital. The successful candidate will have experience building a practice in radiation oncology, with a focus on head and neck cancer. Successful applicants will have experience teaching medical residents and participating in clinical research and trials.
Penn Radiation Oncology is dedicated to a three-part mission of excellence in patient care, basic and translational research, and the education of residents and medical students. Penn Medicine delivers a broad range of radiation therapy services to its patients, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy, partial breast irradiation, and stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS/SBRT using Gamma Knife /Cyberknife/Varian Linac). Patients will also have access to proton therapy at the Roberts Proton Therapy Center, housing the largest proton therapy facility in the USA, comprising four gantry treatment rooms and one fixed beam room. Penn Radiation Oncology is not only committed to delivering high-quality radiation therapy, but also to enhancing and improving upon the patient experience by providing a full range of clinical services. An integral component of the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Radiation Oncology, can draw upon the center's full resources to deliver the best possible overall care. The Penn Radiation Oncology Department at Pennsylvania Hospital is equipped with a Varian Clinac iX, Varian TrueBeam/Edge with SRS package and Optical Surface Monitoring System, Cyberknife, Gamma Knife, and HDR Brachytherapy.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
Internal Number: Assistant Prof AC PAH
About University of Pennsylvania
The Radiation Oncology clinic, located in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, includes five Varian linacs (3 Truebeams, 2Halcyons), a Varian HDR unit installed alongside a Varian Acuity Simulator, two Siemens dual energy CT simulators, a Siemens wide bore MRI unit and a Philips wide bore PET/CT unit. We provide a full range of radiation oncology services (IMRT, proton therapy, brachytherapy, TBI, SRS and SBRT) and have an active development program in all aspects of radiotherapy physics. We are also active in photodynamic therapy research. The Roberts Proton Therapy Center opened in the fall of 2009 and is integrated with the photon therapy clinic. It houses the largest proton therapy facility in the USA, comprising four gantry treatment rooms, one fixed beam room and a dedicated research room. The existing facility has been fully upgraded to the latest pencil beam scanning technology with in-room CBCT and motion management capabilities. Several single-room proton treatment centers are planned at Penn Network facilities, which will open in 2021.
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