Head, Radiation Oncology Functional Imaging | Department of Radiation Oncology

University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • Location: Baltimore, MD

Radiation Oncology Functional Imaging | University of Maryland School of Medicine | Baltimore, MarylandEstablished in 1807, The School of Medicine is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States, and the first to institute a residency-training program. The School of Medicine was the founding school of the University of Maryland and today is an integral part of the 11-campus University System of Maryland. On the University of Maryland’s Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine serves as the anchor for a large academic health center which aims to provide the best medical education, conduct the most innovative biomedical research and provide the best patient care and community service to Maryland and beyond. While its tradition of excellence remains constant, the School of Medicine and its reputation for academic achievement continue to grow.

Position Overview

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine pursues excellence in advances in clinical care, translational radiation research, and medical physics. These activities are well integrated under the Department’s three divisions and through ongoing collaborations with colleagues in the UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, other clinical disciplines, and a broad range of basic sciences. The Chair and Executive Research Council are looking forward at trends in radiation oncology to leverage new targeted agents, systemic therapies, and genomic and other personalized information to decrease the number of patients who undergo surgery. Functional Imaging presents a key opportunity to advance this goal. By bringing expertise in functional imaging (MRI), the Head of Radiation Oncology Functional Imaging will enhance our ability to launch a thermal therapy program as well as other efforts to assess therapies in both humans and translational work. This person will work in research across the three divisions of the department and will have potential ties within the School of Medicine to pathology, radiology, and other departments.

Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent is required.
  • Strong history of federal grant support, including funding through NIH.
  • Accomplished academic record sufficient to fulfill the University of Maryland criteria for a senior level faculty appointment.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.