Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Radiation Oncologist – Faculty Position

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 3 months ago(6/18/2020 9:00 AM)
Specialty Area
Radiation Oncology

Summary of Position

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM), Department of Radiation Oncology announces the search for a BE/BC radiation oncologist with a strong interest in patient care, and institutional and national investigational studies to join this growing Department. The successful candidate will be one who has a proven record of academic excellence, demonstrates dedication to patient care and experience in medical student education. The ideal candidate will have experience with multiple forms of external beam irradiation (including IMRT, VMAT, SBRT, IGRT and SRS), and HDR. Gamma Knife radiosurgery and hyperthermia experience preferred but not required. The program works together with the Temple Fox Chase Cancer Center and does joint chart rounds on all patients throughout the system weekly. Participation in multiple tumor boards, cancer center initiatives, and medical school activities is expected.


The Department of Radiation Oncology is part of a multi-disciplinary first rate cancer program that includes a nutritionist, patient interviewers, nurses, medical physicist, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and social workers. The Department’s mission is to provide the very best level of care to every patient in a comfortable and professional environment. It is certified by the American College of Radiology and participates in multiple clinical trials.

Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.


Giving our patients access to some of the world's most advanced therapies — and helping them achieve outcomes once thought impossible — is the driving force for all our clinical care, research, and medical education.


Procedure for Candidacy


Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita and three professional reference names/contact information online. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Please address your application to Curtis Miyamoto, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, LKSOM, Associate Director for Clinical Services, Fox Chase Cancer Center, C/O Michael R. Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Email: michael.lester@tuhs.temple.edu


For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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