Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Oncology
University of California Los Angeles
United States

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Oncology

Job #JPF09231
Radiation Oncology / David Geffen School Of Medicin / UCLA

Position overview

Position title:Health Sciences Clinical Professor (Assistant, Associate or Full Rank)
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5 - Scale 5 ( https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/oct-2022-salary-scales/t5-5.pdf ) . The salary range for this position is $153,800 - $300,000. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan (https://medschool.ucla.edu/sites/g/files/oketem306/files/media/documents/SOM-Imp-Proc-32015.pdf), which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: March 5, 2024

Next review date: Friday, Apr 5, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine is recruiting a highly motivated individual for a faculty academic clinical physician at the Assistant or Associate rank in the Health Sciences series commensurate with experience. We are seeking a dynamic and visionary faculty leader interested in promoting a culture of collaboration and clinical inquiry across disciplines, both within the department as well as inter-departmentally. This position will contribute to the department’s outreach efforts with our underserved patient populations in the Los Angeles area, applicants are encouraged to be fluent in a secondary language and have an interest in brachytherapy. In order to qualify, applicants must possess an MD or DO degree, be eligible for California medical licensure, and be board-eligible or board certified in radiation oncology.

The UCLA cancer program is ranked #1 in California and #5 in the nation according to 2022 US News and World Report. The UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology offers cutting-edge radiation treatment options across all service lines. Our medical physics division is known for innovations in image-guided radiation therapy, adaptive radiation therapy, quality assurance, optimization, and building a state-of-the-art patient outcomes registry system. Our clinical science and clinical care division has gained national reputation as an active and cutting-edge clinical research group with notable contributions in the areas of ultra-hypofractionated radiation therapy, MRI guided radiation therapy, real-time adaptive radiation therapy, health policy of value-based care, basic-science-based translational clinical trials and practice-changing publications in prostate cancer care. Our unique basic science division is nationally recognized for research in tumor immunity, tumor metabolics, genetic biomarkers for cancer, and radiation mitigation, complemented by our diverse range of clinical trials. The UCLA campus seamlessly integrates the medical school with other campus divisions, facilitating the development of cross-disciplinary teams. Resources include the David Geffen School of Medicine, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the California NanoSystems Institute, and outstanding programs in Basic Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

The Department of Radiation Oncology currently has four sites: a main campus equipped with three conventional linear accelerators (Varian TrueBeam, Novalis Tx, and TomoTherapy HD) and the ViewRay MRI-guided IMRT linear-accelerator-based MRIdian system, a second campus in Santa Monica equipped with Varian TrueBeam and Varian STx accelerators, a third campus in Santa Clarita with a Varian Ethos, and a fourth campus in downtown Los Angeles with a Varian EX. The main campus recently installed a Siemens Drive Dual-Source CT simulator and Siemens Sola 1.5T MR simulator. We also have an active Brachytherapy program that employs Varian and Elekta HDR systems and the Mobius AIRO portable CT scanner. EBRT treatment Planning systems include Eclipse, iPlan, TomoTherapy, Brainlab Elements, and ViewRay supported with MiM and ARIA record and verify.

The posted UC salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5 - Scale 5 ( https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/oct-2022-salary-scales/t5-5.pdf ) . The salary range for this position is $153,800 - $300,000. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan (https://medschool.ucla.edu/sites/g/files/oketem306/files/media/documents/SOM-Imp-Proc-32015.pdf), which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star initiative, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unwavering commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another.
Please read more about this important DGSOM program at https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star.

The David Geffen School of Medicine Anti-racism roadmap is our co-created path to ensuring racial justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to actively dismantling structural racism in our organization as described in more detail at: https://medschool.ucla.edu/diversity-anti-racism-roadmap.

Interested applicants must submit their application materials online at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09231

Confidential inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to:

Tania Kaprealian, MD
Chair, Radiation Oncology Clinical Physician Search Committee
Address: C/O Ryan Hallenberg
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste. B265,
Los Angeles, CA 90095‐6951
Email: rhallenberg@mednet.ucla.edu
Telephone: (310) 206-5141

All aspects of searches are confidential and all candidates are expected to review and abide by UC Regents Policy 1111 on Statement on Ethical Values and Standards of Conduct:
https://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/governance/policies/1111.html.

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, bullying and other demeaning behavior, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation. With this commitment as well as a commitment to addressing all forms of academic misconduct, UCLA conducts targeted employment reference checks for finalist to whom departments or other hiring units would like to extend formal offers of appointment into Academic Senate faculty positions. The targeted employment to ask whether there have been substantiated findings of misconduct that would violate the University’s Faculty Code of Conduct. To implement this process, UCLA requires all applicants for Academic Senate faculty positions to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” into RECRUIT as part of their application. If the applicant does not include the signed authorization to release information with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete. As with any incomplete application, the application will not receive further consideration. Although all applicants for faculty recruitment must complete the entire application, only finalist (i.e., those to whom the department or other hiring unit would like to extend a formal offer) considered for Academic Senate faculty positions will be subject to targeted employment reference checks.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Must possesss an M.D. or D.O. degree, or equivalent.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Contact information is only being requested at this time. Applicants will be notified prior to contacting references if used as part of the final selection process.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09231

Help contact: scmunoz@mednet.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

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