- Full Time
- Radiation Oncologist
- Raleigh, NC
NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine
The Department of Clinical Sciences at the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology.
Position Information: The successful candidate will join a clinical radiation oncology team including two ACVR-RO board-certified faculty and three residents in radiation oncology, supported by a consulting medical physicist, and support staff (five veterinary technicians and radiation therapists). The individual in this tenure-track position will oversee radiation oncology clinical case management, provide high quality clinical and pre-clinical teaching, demonstrate research productivity through the procurement of external grant funding and the publication of peer-reviewed scientific papers, and participate in college and departmental committees.
It is expected that the incumbent will develop an independent research program, with a focus in clinical, translational, and/or basic research in the cancer and/or radiation-related sciences.
Collaborative research opportunities exist within the NC State University Comparative Medicine Institute, as well as with neighboring institutions including UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Wake Forest University. Through the Consortium for Canine Comparative Oncology, NC State faculty are eligible for associate membership in the Duke Cancer Institute, which is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. There are also similar membership opportunities within the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
NC State is a member of the Comparative Oncology Research Consortium (CORC), with active participation in a variety of clinical trials. Clinical research efforts are well-supported by our Clinical Studies Core, which provides assistance in study design, coordination and implementation.
In addition to clinical service and research, the successful candidate will also be responsible for participation in professional outreach, committee service, teaching, and curriculum development. Faculty radiation oncologists at NC State participate in resident training, and they also assist in teaching general oncology in the professional DVM curriculum, host an elective course in feline oncology, and support elective clinical rotations in radiation oncology for 4th year veterinary students. There are also opportunities for mentoring graduate students.
The selected candidate will receive a competitive start-up package.
Qualifications: Requires DVM or an equivalent degree and residency training in radiation oncology. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere, and an aptitude for and desire to teach and mentor veterinary students and residents is required. Eligibility for veterinary licensure (or faculty certificate) in the State of North Carolina is also required. Preference will be given to applicants who are Board Certified in Radiation Oncology and have graduate research training.
To Apply: For more information and to apply go to https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/167804.
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