Asst/Assoc Prof/Prof Radiation Oncology

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Asst/Assoc Prof/Prof Radiation Oncology
Faculty Rank: To Be Determined
Posting Number: TR0170076
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Position Summary:

Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in Radiation Oncology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Academic rank is open and dependent on qualifications of the candidate. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join a multi-disciplinary team in a new Comparative Oncology Research Center (CORC) that will be located within the Virginia Tech’s Health Sciences and Technology (HST) building in Roanoke, VA. This new research facility will be located immediately adjacent to Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. This center will embrace a true one-health concept using research and application of advanced technology as the nexus between human and veterinary medicine. This center represents a collaboration between the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and the College of Veterinary Medicine. The oncology service will be moved from Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg to the Comparative Oncology Research Center in Roanoke to take advantage of this collaboration and build on Virginia Tech’s research strengths in neuro-oncology and oncology. This program will distinguish itself nationally by creating a truly integrative environment for cancer research with a defined niche on cancers of the brain (primary and secondary) and other types of cancers afflicting humans and companion animals. The successful candidate will join a team of 2 medical oncologists and 3 neurologists. A 3rd medical oncologist and dedicated surgeon are planned with the opening of the new facility. Roanoke is the largest city in Southwest Virginia and is 45 minutes from Virginia Tech’s main campus in Blacksburg. There are regularly scheduled shuttles with WiFi that travel between the Blacksburg and Roanoke campuses. The CORC will be to serve as a premier small animal medical center that provides exceptional, comprehensive and compassionate cancer care. The CORC will contain a new state-of-the-art linear accelerator (Varian TrueBeam) with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). Other technologies that will be available include CT, PET/MR, high field strength MR and an adjacent medical cyclotron.

•The primary job responsibility will be to establish a collaborative research program with a focus on clinical research/clinical trials.
•It would be expected for the successful candidate to provide crucial input in the establishment and clinical function of the radiation oncology service to the CORC.
•Additional service responsibilities include consultations with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Blacksburg and outside referring veterinarians, participate in continuing education programs of the College and participate in faculty governance activities.
•Teaching responsibilities could include participation in didactic instruction in radiation oncology and related disciplines. Clinical instruction will be directed toward professional students, interns, residents and graduate students from various disciplines.
•The applicant must be committed to excellent patient management, client service, and clinical teaching.

Rank and Salary:
•Rank and salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Required Qualifications:

•Must hold a DVM or equivalent degree, have completed a radiation oncology residency, and have achieved diplomate status or be eligible to sit for board certification examination with the ACVR by position start date.
•Strong research interest is required. •Applicants with advanced degrees and research experience are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Double-boarded in radiation oncology/radiology or radiation oncology/medical oncology.
•An ability and interest in fostering diversity in the curriculum and department.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

•Interested candidates should apply on-line at the following address posting number TR0170076.
•If you experience difficulties applying on-line, please contact Angela Duncan, Department Administrative Assistant at 540-231-7288.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range:
Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Work Location: Other - Virginia
Location, if not Blacksburg: Roanoke
Location Zip Code: 24016
Job Posting Date: 06/29/2017
Review Begin Date: 07/24/2017
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
Restricted to university employees only? No
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