Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
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. This position is tenure eligible.
Emory’s Department of Radiation Oncology serves seven clinical institutions (Emory University Hospital Clifton, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory Proton Therapy Center, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory Decatur Hospital, Emory Hillendale Hospital) in the Atlanta metro area and is an integral part of Winship, a National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The newest practice site, The Emory Proton Therapy Center, opened in late 2018 and offers pencil beam scanning.
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 has grown in its clinical, teaching, and research activities in the past decade and is currently ranked top 5 in NIH funding among all radiation oncology departments within medical schools in the country (Blue Ridge 2017). There are currently 55 faculty members in the department’s 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.
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.
The Department of Radiation Oncology, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.
Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
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