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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 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.