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Assistant/Associate Physician (Part-Time) - Baltimore, MD #6782565

Company: University of Maryland, Baltimore

Date: 09/11/2019

Category: Retail

City: Baltimore, MD

The Department of Radiation Oncology of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, ranked top 5thin NIH research funding, is recruiting for a Radiation Oncologist at the Assistant/Associate level. The department provides Radiation Oncology services at several practice settings and is in need of a part-time faculty physician. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in having a career in academic radiation oncology with an active clinical practice. This position will provide part time patient care with the opportunity to participate in providing patient care at the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) and/or with one of our affiliate clinical partners.

The Department of Radiation Oncology’s clinical program has 23 physicians inclusive of fellow and physician scientist faculty. The main patient care facility at the University of Maryland Medical Center in downtown Baltimore, within the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, is close to the main attractions of the Inner Harbor waterfront and professional sports stadiums. The department has 5 well-integrated community programs. Our current clinical program has 11 linear accelerators, 5 multi-slice large bore CT simulators with 4D capabilities, 2 HDR units, a Gamma Knife, and active programs in conformal radiotherapy, IMRT, IGRT, Hyperthermia Therapy, Brachytherapy, SRS/SBRT and Radioembolization. There are several campus-wide shared resources including small-animal imaging CT, PET and MR scanners.

The Medical Physics Division, led by Dr. Amit Sawant, has 20 medical physics faculty, 25 dosimetrists, 2 residents, 9 post-doctoral fellows and graduate students, and 6 information systems and technology staff. All practice sites are connected via a state-of-the-art telemedicine network facilitating interactions between faculty and staff. Research programs include the development of new treatment planning and delivery techniques, tumor motion management, inter-fraction image guidance strategies and collaborative research. The division of medical physics has research space co-located with our Division of Translational Radiation Sciences (DTRS)

Basic research is organized through an extremely well-funded DTRS led by Dr. Zeljko Vujaskovic, which has 16 dedicated research faculty members with grant-funded programs in aspects of cellular responses to DNA damage and molecular biology, as well as preclinical/in vivo/models of radiation effects on normal tissue. Resources include office and lab space totaling 19,197 sq. ft. inclusive of a 1,000 sq. ft. machine shop.

Licensed MD with experience in Radiation Oncology.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *School of Medicine - Clinical Departments

Title: Assistant/Associate Physician (Part-Time)

Location: null

Requisition ID: 1900018J

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