Translational Physician Scientist/Translational Scientist Department of Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA currently seeks applicants at the Associate or Full Professor rank for a translational physician scientist or translational scientist position. The individual should be interested in leading efforts to bridge translational science research with clinical applications of cancer care, radiomics, genomics, immunology, computationbased medicine, proteomics or bioinformatics. The ideal candidate will foster the growth and development of a state-of-theart cancer program while maintaining the strengths and building toward future success in cancer care and research.
UCLA Health is the #1 rated Hospital in Los Angeles and #7 in the nation per U.S. News and World Report. The Department of Radiation Oncology offers cutting edge radiation treatment options across all service lines. Our unique science division is recognized nationally for research in tumor immunity and metabolomics, genomic biomarkers for cancer response and toxicity, radiation mitigation and cancer stem cells, complemented by our diverse range of clinical trials. Our medical physics division is known for innovations in imageguided radiation therapy, adaptive radiation therapy, quality assurance, optimization, and building a stateoftheart outcomes registry system.
We are seeking a dynamic and visionary leader interested in promoting a culture of collaboration across disciplines both within the department as well as interdepartmental relationship development across the UCLA campus. This is a tenured position with a statefunded base salary. Applicants must have an MD, MD/PhD or PhD with a distinguished record of leadership, clinical excellence, expertise in mentoring junior faculty, and demonstrated commitment to translational research. A proven track record of scientific research productivity, sustained research funding, and national recognition for scholarship are highly desired. Clinician candidates must be eligible for California medical licensure, and be board certified in radiation oncology if radiation oncologists.
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.
All inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to: Joanne Weidhaas, M.D., PhD. Chair, Radiation Oncology Translational Physician/Scientist Search Committee Address: C/O Kathy Rose, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste. B265, Los Angeles, CA 900956951 Email: email@example.com Telephone: (310) 2673171
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.