The WVU Cancer Institute Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a radiation oncologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a recently established and progressive academic department, which includes a satellite facility in Fairmont, WV. The department has a newly accredited resident training program. Successful candidates will have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited radiation oncology residency program, be board certified/board eligible in radiation oncology at the time of appointment and possess a commitment to teaching, scholarship and service.
The Department provides a full range of radiation oncology services including IMRT, SBRT (lung, liver, pancreas, prostate), IGRT, 3D conformal radiotherapy, rapid arc, respiratory gating, 4DCT, HDR brachytherapy (cylinder, T&O, interstitial, prostate), gamma knife radiosurgery, eye plaques, and breast and brain IORT. Equipment includes a Varian Trilogy linear accelerator, Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator, Varian Clinac iX linear accelerator, Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion™, Varian VariSource iX HDR Afterloader, Zeiss INTRABEAM® System, Toshiba CT/Simulator, Eclipse RTP system, and Varian ARIA record/verification and EMR. The department is an ACR accredited radiation oncology facility and participates in multiple clinical trials, including those offered by the RTOG/NRG.
The WVU Cancer Institute is West Virginia’s premier cancer facility with a national reputation of excellence in cancer treatment, prevention and research. Located within the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University School of Medicine, it is credentialed by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. In addition to state-of-the-art treatment programs, the Cancer Institute provides access to national clinical trrials. The Cancer Institute encompasses the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center, an American College of Radiology (ACR) designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence; the Comprehensive Breast Care Program, accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC); Bonnie's Bus -The Bonnie Wells Wilson Mobile Mammography Program, that delivers the most advanced digital mammography to communities in West Virginia; and the Osborn Hematopoietic Malignancy and Transplantation Program, West Virginia's only source for blood and marrow transplants.
The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center of West Virginia University is an academic health sciences center. In addition to the WVU Cancer Institute, it includes the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, and Public Health. Two new research buildings which collectively provide approximately 200,000 sq. ft. of research space have been built on the Health Sciences Center campus to accommodate current and future research.
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
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WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system. Through its eight hospitals, three institutes, and more than 800 physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists, WVU Medicine provides comprehensive healthcare services to all of West Virginia, Southeast Ohio, Western Maryland, and Southwest Pennsylvania.