The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is recruiting for 2 full time board certified/board eligible Radiation Oncology Physician at the Assistant Professor level or above (non-tenure track), commiserate to experience. The candidate must be highly motivated to pursue an academic career in Radiation Oncology. Responsibilities will include patient care, teaching and research. The Department has a mission-driven focus on community-based research, health and cancer care disparities, and patient/caregiver-centered care; specific experience and/or interest in these areas will be welcomed. Disease site sub-specialization will be expected, and grant/foundation/industry-funded research will be a prioritized and supported criteria for academic promotion. There are countless opportunities for clinical and research collaboration across all departments at the UTHSC School of Medicine, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, the Memphis VA Medical Center, Regional One Health, and other provider/community groups in Memphis, the Mid-South, and beyond. We value professionalism, dedication, humility, and compassion; people come first in all we do.
The Department is affiliated with the UTHSC clinical practice plans; the successful candidate will have an independent appointment with such a plan.
Radiation Oncology at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare includes a Midtown facility at Methodist University Hospital. This primary location will have a state-of-the-art, dedicated MR-linac (Elekta Unity) and 2 top-of-line linacs (both Elekta Versa HD) with 6D robotic treatment couches, an HDR suite (Nucletron), and 2 CT scanners (Philips spectral CT and a second GE lightspeed). We use the latest version 16 Philips Pinnacle Treatment Planning System with mobile device-empowered Mosaiq EHR software. We provide external radiation treatment (including SBRT, IMRT, IGRT and VMAT). We also provide HDR Partial Breast Brachytherapy, HDR Vaginal Cylinder Brachytherapy, HDR Tandem and Ovoid Brachytherapy, Prostate Brachytherapy, and Eye plaques. For brachytherapy planning we use Oncentra Brachytherapy Planning Systems.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, 3 reference contacts, and a Curriculum Vitae to Dr. David Schwartz, Professor and Chair, C/O Ileen Mills, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, 920 Madison Ave., Suite 200 TN 38163. E-mail: imills@UTHSC.edu
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