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May 1 2020

Faculty Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Clinician-Educator Track

University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Posting Department: Radiation Oncology

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 Clinician-Educator track. This successful applicant will be accomplished in the area of Radiation Oncology, with at least one year of post-residency clinical experience and board certified with specific experience treating hematologic malignancies and providing Palliative Care.

Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education, research, and clinical care. Board certification in Radiation Oncology is required. Clinical experience and research interest in SBRT, SRS, IMRT, Proton Therapy, and IGRT are preferred. It is highly preferred the applicant have experience in TBIs, TSEBT, cutaneous lymphomas, and keloids. The position is a part of the palliative radiation team. Principle responsibilities for this position include providing SRS and SBRT as a treatment modality in the palliative care of patients.

The Radiation Oncology clinic, located in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, includes five Varian linacs (3 Truebeams, 2 Halcyons), a Varian HDR unit installed alongside a Varian Acuity Simulator, two Siemens dual-energy C.T. 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, 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. This facility has been upgraded to the latest pencil beam scanning, intensity-modulated proton therapy, and CBCT in the gantry rooms. The University of Pennsylvania, Radiation Oncology Department, also supports an increasing number of Penn network facilities that include GammaKnife and CyberKnife treatments.

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.

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