The University of Chicago's Department of Radiation & Cellular Oncology is recruiting for full-time career opportunities at the medical faculty level, with an emphasis in radiation oncology practice and clinical research.Candidate must have a medical degree (MD, DO, MBBS or equivalent), residency training in Radiation Oncology, and board certification or eligibility.Responsibilities will include clinical care, initiation of independent clinical/translational research in head and neck cancer, and the teaching of undergraduate, graduate, medical, and postdoctoral trainees as well as residents and clinical fellows. The successful candidate must be able to initiate clinical research at an offsite location in addition to the main campus.Current areas of clinical investigation in the Department include: concomitant radiochemotherapy, biological response modifiers, and decision analysis in oncology as well as investigation of organ specific disease sites in the context of outcome and improvement of radiotherapy with experimental treatments. Tumor vaccines, immunology integrated with radiotherapy, animal models of cancer, and stem cell research are also emphasized. Innovation of novel treatment design and delivery techniques in collaboration with medical physics faculty is strongly encouraged. The Department has special expertise and ongoing research in DNA repair and radioprotection and mitigation. Investigations in gene therapy, the molecular biology of metastases, and stem cell biology are ongoing and integration of these studies into clinical practice are available.The successful candidate will have a high level of patient care skills and expertise in clinical trial design and will integrate laboratory findings with clinical data and/or develop expertise in clinical investigation. Experience and formal training in clinical trial design and statistical analysis is highly desirable. Clinical duties may entail coverage or long-term assignment at offsite clinics.Rank and term of appointment will be dependent on academic qualifications and prior experience. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.The University offers a highly competitive compensation and fringe benefit package. For consideration applicants must submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, contact information for three references and separate statements of research and teaching interests at http://tinyurl.com/h4u4gs8. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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