The Department of Radiation Oncology of the Emory University School of Medicine is recruiting for a physician and/or physician scientist at the Instructor, Assistant, Associate or Professor level. Candidates for the position should have completed an accredited residency and be Board Certified or in the process of becoming Board Certified through the American Board of Radiology. The candidate should ideally have a strong focus on clinical or translational research including clinical trials, residency education, and multi-disciplinary care of cancer patients.
The Department of Radiation Oncology has a tripartite mission of providing outstanding patient and family-centered medical care, educating the next generation of cancer caregivers and researchers, and executing paradigm-defining cancer research. The department is growing in all three areas, is ranked sixth in NIH funding among U.S. radiation oncology departments, and currently has 44 faculty distributed among Divisions of Clinical Affairs, Cancer Biology and Medical Physics. Faculty members are nationally recognized for subspecialty care in areas including pediatric oncology, brain tumors, head and neck cancer, lymphoma, breast, genitourinary, and lung cancer. The department operates four clinical sites in the Atlanta area, with a fifth site, the 5-room Emory Proton Therapy center, scheduled to open late 2018.
Winship Cancer Institute is the only National Cancer Institute–Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Georgia and one of only 49 in the country. The Winship Cancer Institute coordinates subspecialties of cancer diagnostic imaging, care, and research throughout the university. To learn more about Winship research, outreach, clinical trials, and faculty and staff, visit www.winshipcancer.emory.edu.
The School of Medicine, in addition to cancer research and care, is nationally recognized in areas of infectious disease, neurosciences, heart disease, transplantation, orthopedics, pediatrics, renal disease, ophthalmology, and geriatrics. Winship has 450 faculty, who received $93.4 million in research funding reported in 2017, with $52.7 million from the NCI, including $27.2 million in support of the National Clinical Trials Network, which Winship leaders serve in critical leadership roles. Atlanta is home to two other large research universities, many other schools and colleges, vigorous technology and biomedical sectors, together with extensive parks and green space.
The successful applicant will show a history of academic scholarship and achievement as well as a strong clinical background.