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Assistant Professor (Brachytherapy and Breast Oncology)

Application Window

Open date: March 31st, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, May 20, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

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.

Position description

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 twined 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.

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

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

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.

Preferred qualifications

Success in applying for and obtaining National level Grant funding

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04837

Help contact: aamateogonzales@ucdavis.edu

Campus Information

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Sacramento, CA