Open Rank Radiation Oncology Faculty

Location
Tampa, Florida
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Jul 21, 2021
Closes
Aug 20, 2021
Ref
27875
Education
DO, MD
Hours
Full Time

Position Summary

The Department of Radiology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine is accepting applications for a Clinical Radiation Oncology Faculty position to begin in November/December 2021.

This is a full-time position in the Department of Radiology, Division of Radiation Oncology at the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine for an American Board of Radiology board eligible/certified candidate. The candidate is expected to engage in clinical, research, teaching, and administrative activities, while working closely with our clinical partner, Tampa General Hospital (TGH). The candidate will be responsible for the coordination of care within the Cancer Institute and with other services and relevant affiliated sites with USF Health.

Radiation oncology clinical services are currently provided at the Tampa General Hospital and 2 clinical locations within the Tampa region. A fourth comprehensive outpatient cancer center is expected to be operational in early 2022.

Responsibilities

  1. Clinical Duties: Provide outpatient radiation therapy services and consults at various TGH locations. Supply appropriate quality assurance measures to qualify for industry accreditation.
  2. Other Duties: Other duties as assigned

Responsible to a Chair or other appropriate higher-level administrator of a State university. Responsible for teaching, research, service, and related administrative activities. Responsible for academic advising and related activities. May represent the university, college/school, or department/unit on university and/or Statewide committees.             

Position Qualifications

   Minimum Qualifications

  1. Medical degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. For Associate/Full Professor - Normally will have produced creative work, professional writing or research in refereed and other professional journals, and be a recognized authority in the field of specialization.
  2. Candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in American Board of Radiology.
  3. Must hold or be eligible for a full, unrestricted Florida Medical License or foreign equivalent required.  To perform this position, the candidate will need to obtain and maintain a full un-restricted FL Medical License, maintain credentials in the USF Health faculty practice plan, and be a medical staff member in good standing at the hospitals he/she is assigned to perform clinical duties.

   Preferred Qualifications

  1. The successful candidate will possess strong clinical and interpersonal skills, provide excellent clinical care in collaboration with disease specific oncology teams, participate in multidisciplinary tumor boards and clinics, and perform research with mentorship by senior faculty as appropriate. The faculty member is expected to be familiar with and comply with department and university policies and procedures and have an active role in Quality Improvement activities. For qualified candidates, leadership opportunities which support the clinical, research and educational missions of the Division and Cancer Institute will be available.

Organizational Summary

USF Health's mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences; and the USF Physician’s Group. USF is a global research university ranked 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities. For information regarding the USF Health, please visit our website at http://health.usf.edu/index.html.

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine enrolled its first class in 1971, and is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education. The college awards doctorates in Medicine (MD), and through its School of Biomedical Sciences, PhD and MS degrees in Medical Sciences. Specially designed programs are available, including combined MD/MBA, & MD/MPH programs and an Honors Research program. To meet the growing demand for a workforce skilled in science and technology, MCOM provides a wide range of master’s degrees and graduate certificates in emerging fields, such as biotechnology, bioinformatics, and metabolic and nutritional medicine.

Tampa General Hospital, a 1,041-bed non-profit academic medical center, is one of the largest hospitals in America and delivers world-class care as the region’s only center for Level l trauma and comprehensive burn care. Tampa General Hospital is the highest-ranked hospital in the market in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospitals, and one of the top 4 hospitals in Florida, with five specialties ranking among the best programs in the United States. It is one of the nation’s busiest adult solid organ transplant centers and is the primary teaching hospital for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. Tampa General Hospital is first in Florida to partner with GE Healthcare and open a clinical command center that uses artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to improve and better coordinate patient care at a lower cost. For more information, go to www.tgh.org.

Tampa General Hospital Oncology Program was rated among the top 10 percent for cancer care in the U.S. according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 rankings. TGH Cancer Institute faculty have held leadership roles in some of the country’s top nationally ranked cancer programs, served on NCCN Clinical Practice Guideline panels, have led clinical trial efforts through the RTOG, NRG, and others, and are consistently peer-nominated as top physicians in oncology for the Tampa area.

Information for Applicants 

This position is subject to a Level #1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 27875

How To Apply 

Apply online via Careers@usf. Click here for Careers@usf information.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace. The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.

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