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 and/or translational research including clinical trials, residency education, and multi-disciplinary care of cancer patients. The Department of Radiation Oncology serves seven clinical institutions in metropolitan Atlanta and is an integral part of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship), the only National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Georgia. Winship coordinates all realms of cancer education, research, diagnostics, care, and prevention throughout the university. Winship has over 400 clinical and research members with academic appointments in over 38 departments across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health and Emory College. In total, Winship members hold over $78 million in peer-reviewed annual research funding. To learn more about Winship’s research, outreach, clinical trials, faculty, and staff, visit www.winshipcancer.emory.edu.
The Department of Radiation Oncology has grown in its clinical, teaching, and research activities in the past decade and is focused on using the latest technologies to provide highly individualized treatment for patients in alignment with outstanding research and education. There are over 40 faculty members in the Divisions of Clinical Affairs, Cancer Biology, and Medical Physics. There is a four-year training program for medical residents in Radiation Oncology as well as a residency training program in Medical Physics and joint programs for Dosimetry and Therapist training. Winship participates in and provides leadership for several national research groups, including NRG Oncology, Children’s Oncology Group (COG), and ECOG-ACRIN and holds one of 31 Lead Academic Participating Sites (LAPS) grants for the National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN). The department is ranked fourth in the nation in total NIH funding among departments of radiation oncology based in academic medical centers. The Emory University 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.
The successful applicant will show a strong history of academic scholarship and achievement as well as a strong clinical background.
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About Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology
At Winship Cancer Institute, we are providing tomorrow's treatments today. The Department of Radiation Oncology is part of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Through this affiliation, patients have access to multidisciplinary teams working together on cancer care, research, prevention and education throughout Emory University.Why Winship? Because our dedicated teams are translating the latest breakthroughs in cancer research into the best treatments for you. Our hope is that one day, all cancer patients will enjoy a lifetime of survivorship.We are part of an elite group of cancer centers.Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is Georgia's first and only cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).We are a top ranked U.S. cancer center.Emory University Hospital through Winship is a top ranked cancer hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report.We are #1 in Georgia for cancer care.Not every doctor can treat every cancer, especially tumors that are rare or difficult to treat. We can. As part of Emory Healthcare, Georgia's largest health care system, we see difficult to treat cancers every day and have the depth and breadth of ...experience necessary to deliver the best treatments.We have the most clinical trials.As Georgia's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, Winship Cancer Institute has over 250 active Phase I, II, and III clinical trials.