Radiation Oncology Open Positions
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Clinical X (Radiation Oncologist)
The UC Davis Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking an academically oriented Board certified/Board eligible Radiation Oncologist to focus on Head and Neck Cancer. This individual should possess excellent clinical skills as well as training and expertise in IMRT and IGRT. The UC Davis NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center has recently completed significant reinvestment in radiation oncology and an adjacent new building in the center housing the Multi-Disciplinary Clinics. Radiation Oncology is equipped with twined Elekta Agility linacs, TomoTherapy, GammaKnife Perfexion, Image guided HDR Brachytherapy, Mosaiq EMR, Philips Pinnacle treatment planning, and is committed to providing the most advanced treatment delivery and image-guided technologies; including VMAT and 4D CBCT.
The Department of Radiation Oncology currently includes 6 Board Certified Radiation Oncologists, 6 Ph.D. Medical Physicists, and 5 Dosimetrists. The Department has ACGME and CAMPEP accredited residency training programs, and ACR accreditation.
UC Davis Medical Center is a major academic health center located in Sacramento, California. It is owned and operated by the University of California. The medical center sits on a sprawling 142-acre campus (often referred to as the Sacramento Campus to distinguish it from the main campus in nearby Davis). The 631-bed hospital serves as key referral center for a 65,000-square-mile (170,000 km2) area that includes 33 counties and 6 million residents. It operates inland Northern California’s only level I trauma center and maintains a staff of specialists and researchers in more than 150 areas of health care. UC Davis Medical Center ranks among the top 50 hospitals in America according to U.S. News & World Report. Out of roughly 5,000 hospitals nationwide, the medical center placed 39th for cancer care.
The candidate must 1) possess a M.D. degree (or equivalent), board certification in Radiation Oncology (or equivalent), 2) California Medical License (or be eligible for licensure), 3) possess excellent clinical skills, 4) an aptitude toward conducting independent research, preferably with ongoing and currently funded research efforts and 5) teaching experience.
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Interested applicants should respond with statement of interest and current CV via e-mail to email@example.com or by mail to:
Richard K. Valicenti, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Radiation Oncology
4501 X Street, G-140
Sacramento, CA 95817
The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women. For full consideration, applications must be received by July 31, 2013. However, the position will remain open until filled through December 31, 2013.
Please reference Search # RO-02R-13 on all correspondence.
The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Clin X/HSCP (Medical Physicist/ Dosimetrist)
Tahoe Forest Cancer Center in Truckee, CA
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, Davis is anticipating a search for a faculty or staff medical physicist to work full-time at Tahoe Forest Cancer Center in Truckee, CA. Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.S. in Physics or an equivalent area of study pertinent to medical physics and be board eligible/certified. The successful candidate will be expected to provide complete physics and dosimetry support for external beam treatment including image-guided IMRT and RapidArc. The successful faculty candidate will also be expected to contribute to UCD clinical research programs as well as UCD teaching and training programs for residents and physics residents.
The mission of Tahoe Forest Cancer Center is to provide the highest quality cancer treatment and care to patients, using the most appropriate and current cancer therapies available, in an honest, compassionate and respectful manner. Since its inception in 2006, Tahoe Forest Cancer Center has provided care to more than a thousand local cancer patients. There are over 2,100 cancer patients in the Tahoe Forest Hospital District service area, with a forecast for an additional 300 diagnoses each year. Volume is expected to grow from caring to more than 1,600 by 2018. Groundbreaking of the new, state-of-the art Tahoe Forest Cancer Center building took place in fall of 2010. The Radiation Oncology Deparment expects to begin treatment in Spring, 2012. The department is installing state-of-the-art equipment including a Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator, a Philips large-bore 4D PET/CT-simulator, Varian Eclipse treatment planning system, and Varian Aria information management system.
The UC Davis Radiation Oncology Department is located in the NCI-designated Davis Cancer Center in Sacramento. The department is currently undergoing ACR/ASTRO accreditation. We have an ACGME accredited residency training program and are anticipating CAMPEP accreditation for our medical physics residency program. Treatment equipment includes 3 image-guided IMRT treatment machines including Elekta Synergy, Synergy-S, and TomoTherapy HI-ART; Gamma Knife; GammaMedplus HDR; and Nucletron SPOT PRO. Simulation and treatment planning systems include a Philips large-bore 4D CT-simulator, Pinnacle, Eclipse, TomoPlan, and GammaPlan. The information management system is IMPAC MOSAIQ.
Interested candidates should address letters of inquiry with curriculum vitae and addresses of three references to:
Richard K. Valicenti, MD, MA, Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, UC Davis Medical Center, 4501 X Street, Suite G140, Sacramento, CA 95817 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please reference Search #: RO-01R-12 on all correspondence.
University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.