The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology
The University of Chicago's Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology is searching for full-time faculty members at any rank. The appointees will provide longitudinal radiation oncology treatment to cancer patients, often in conjunction with an interdisciplinary team. Direct patient care responsibilities include managing patients with complex subspecialty needs and will entail limited off-hours and weekend coverage. Appointees will also undertake clinical and/or basic radiation oncology research as an integral part of this position. Current areas of clinical research in the department include concomitant radio chemotherapy, biological response modifiers, decision analysis in oncology and innovation of new treatment delivery techniques, as well as investigation of organ specific disease sites. Current areas of basic research include molecular aspects of radioresistance, cell cycle regulation, signal transduction, and correlation of basic laboratory parameters with clinical outcome. Departmental faculty are also initiating investigations into gene therapy and the molecular biology of metastases. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and students. Academic rank and compensation (including a generous package of fringe benefits) are dependent upon qualifications. The appointees will be provided an excellent start-up package and protected research time.
Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must: 1) have a medical doctorate or equivalent, 2) hold or be eligible for medical licensure in the State of Illinois, and 3) be Board certified or eligible. Assessment of applications will consider experience in clinical and/or basic radiation oncology research.
To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: http://apply.interfolio.com/90258. Applicants must upload: CV including bibliography, research statement, and teaching statement. Review of applications ends when the position is filled.
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About The University of Chicago
Since 1984, the University of Chicago Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology has been at the forefront of patient care, research and education. We offer a variety of cutting-edge radiation therapies to our patients and we are always eager to discover more in the lab.
Our clinics are equipped with the most advanced technology in order to best provide for our patients. This includes Varian Medical Systems' new TrueBeam radiosurgery and radiotherapy machine, which provides for a more comfortable and less time consuming experience. Each treatment plan is personalized for the patient, allowing for the safest and most effective therapy. We also have multiple convenient locations throughout the Chicago-area.