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Clinical Assistant Professor Radiation Oncology SCCA Peninsula


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Radiation Oncology

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor Radiation Oncology SCCA Peninsula


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Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) is recruiting two full-time faculty members in Radiation Oncology who will join the community based Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Peninsula clinic in Poulsbo, Washington; a successful established practice with 2.5 radiation oncologists that is currently under expansion to provide medical oncology services. SCCA Peninsula will be a fully integrated radiation and medical oncology clinic serving patients on the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas.

The selected candidate will be proposed for appointment to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington on the clinician-clinician pathway as a Clinical Assistant Professor – Salaried (10167) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.  This is a full-time position with a twelve month appointment with salary paid over twelve months for eleven months of service.

The radiation oncology service provides a full complement of radiation therapy with an Elekta Synergy linear accelerator, Phillips CT simulator, providing IMRT, VMAT, IGRT, SBRT, SRT, and brachytherapy services. Successful candidates will have interest and strong commitment to providing exceptional patient care and service. Responsibilities of the radiation oncologist include evaluation and treatment of patients, participation in tumor boards as well as community events to build and maintain the site of practice. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to clinical program growth as well as educational, scientific and outreach efforts relating to these programs.

Department Overview

The Department of Radiation Oncology treats over 2,800 patients annually from a multi-state region covering over 25% of the U.S. geographic area. The University of Washington has the only Radiation Oncology department in North America that has clinical particle beam delivery systems for both proton and neutron therapy.  Our clinical approach is collaborative with numerous multidisciplinary clinics and tumor boards. We enjoy strong collaborations with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and several imaging research laboratories.  The Department has 24 physicians, 8 advanced practice providers, 22 physics and 2 research faculty, who engage in active multi-disciplinary clinical and basic research.  Educational opportunities in our residency programs, fellowship programs and post-doctoral fellowships abound. A strong interest and commitment in research and education is expected, as well as strong collaboration with the multidisciplinary teams. 

The Kitsap Community

The city of Poulsbo is located in the northern part of Kitsap County and is in proximity to the Pacific coast with ample year-round recreational activities including skiing, boating, walking, hiking, and biking in close vicinity. Natural beauty lies within close reach on the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsula with expansive parks, forests, lakes and mountains. Poulsbo is in close proximity of Bainbridge Island, home to one of the best school districts in the State of Washington and is an easy ferry commute to the city of Seattle that offers ample opportunity to attend professional sports venues, a myriad of museums and restaurants, music and other cultural events.

Qualifications

The successful applicant must have an MD or a DO, or equivalent, and be board certified in Radiation Oncology.  For applicants recently completing residency training, the appointment candidates who are ABR board eligible, provided she/he becomes board certified within two years of taking the position, will be considered.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must demonstrate successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

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