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Radiation Oncology Opportunity - Columbia, MO

Company: Permanent Placement Resources, LLC
Location: Columbia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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Radiation Oncology Opportunity - Columbia, MO (Vibrant Community, Award Winning Education, Cultural Diversity)

Academic Radiation Oncologist
Radiation Oncology - Columbia, MO - Full Time
Academic Radiation Oncologist

Ranks: Assistant or Associate Professor

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The newly created Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Missouri School of Medicine and Ellis Fischel Cancer Center is accepting applications for an ABR BE/BC Radiation Oncologist at the Assistant, Associate level. Currently, the department treats more than 600 new patients (both adult and pediatric). Candidates are being recruited to engage in clinical, research, teaching, and administrative activities. The Department is anticipating a rapid growth due to recently established neurosurgery department and the expansion of oncological services through Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. 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. Career development, especially for early/mid-career faculty, will be a priority. For qualified candidates, leadership opportunities which support the clinical, research and educational missions will be available.

Minimum Qualifications:

MD or DO degree and Board Certification/Eligibility in Radiation Oncology
Must have current, unrestricted, medical licensure in the state of Missouri or be eligible for unrestricted licensure in the state of Missouri
Academic credentials that qualify for appointment at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor.

We foster a collegial environment, and the candidate will routinely collaborate with the radiation oncology staff. Our team works with disease site- specialized surgeons and oncologists to provide our patients with optimal cancer treatment through multidisciplinary tumor boards and clinics. Opportunities to collaborate with researchers and clinician-scientists abound at the University of Missouri. Being part of the four-campus, land-grant University of Missouri System provides access to rich resources and distinctive capabilities. Strong industry partnerships with Cerner, Siemens Healthineers, Thermo-Fischer and others enables us to accelerate discovery and innovation.

Our Ellis Fischel Cancer Center (EFCC) offers opportunities for the radiation oncology faculty to engage in clinical trials sponsored by the Alliance Co-operative Oncology Group and NCI Cancer Trials Support Unit to include NRG trials. In addition, the EFCC Clinical Trials Office also supports investigator initiated and pharma sponsored clinical trials. We also offer collaboration opportunities with Siteman Cancer Center to engage in clinical trials, receive mentorship, conduct joint research projects, publications, and/or submit grants.

Looking to the future, we are making a huge investment in medical research. The NextGen Precision Health Institute is a $220 million, 265,000-square-foot research facility that is a hub where scientists and clinicians collaborate, and supports a Clinical and Translational Science Unit that also facilitates clinical trials. The facility is equipped for every step of the translational research process and houses a MAGNETOM Terra 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner, the first of its kind in Missouri.---The University of Missouri has unparalleled infrastructure and basic science faculty collaborators to develop the next generation of radiopharmaceuticals for imaging and therapy. With the largest University research reactor in the US (MURR) producing Iodine-131, Lutetium-177 and the new wave of beta emitting radionuclides and new infrastructure for pre-clinical and human imaging.

The department is equipped with a newly installed Varian Ethos with the capability of adaptive radiotherapy and a Varian TrueBeam with capability of SRS and SBRT. We also have an active brachytherapy program.

Columbia is a university community with excellent availability of theater, music, arts, sports and outdoor activities. Central Missouri also offers lakes, hills, agricultural property, and rural communities

Employees of the University of Missouri and University of Missouri Healthcare are eligible for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

Our Community

Columbia is rated by Forbes magazine as the fifth best small city for business and careers in America and is consistently rated a top place to live by Money Magazine, boasting a low cost of living, a vibrant community, and nationally renowned public schools. Columbia is an ideal college town that combines small-town comforts, and community spirit, with big-city culture, activities, and resources. Our community is energetic and engaged, packed with restaurants and entertainment venues, and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Thank you for your consideration. Please let me know if you have an interest in this location/opportunity and I'll facilitate getting you additional information.

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