THECHIEFPURPOSE OF THISPOSITION IS TO ADVANCETHEPATIENTCARE, RESEARCHANDTEACHINGMISSIONSTHROUGHDIRECTPATIENTCARE IN THECLINIC, THECONDUCT OF CLINICALRESEARCHANDTRAINING OF RESIDENTS, MEDICALSTUDENTSANDOTHERTRAINEES.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching: Time and effort [~5%] shall be devoted to teaching and teaching-related activities. (This shall include medical students, dental students, graduate students, allied health students, residents, fellows, and colleagues where appropriate. Teaching responsibilities also shall be considered to include preparation of instructional materials, evaluative materials, testing and maintenance of personal professional skills through continuing education, advising and mentoring trainees, and participation in academic reinforcement programs.)
Research: Time and effort [15-20%] shall be devoted to research-related activities. The primary responsibility of the candidate will be active participation in clinical research, including clinical trial design and enrollment of patients in clinical trials. Active participation in national cooperative research organizations to further the mission of the Massey Cancer Center is strongly encouraged. Collaborative activities with laboratory scientists, both inside and outside the institution, leading to translational research projects are also encouraged. Obtaining extramural support for clinical research through industry or other funding agencies is strongly encouraged.
Service: Time and effort [75-80%] shall be devoted to the provision of clinical services. After 2 years, the candidate's clinical activities must provide 100% of the clinical salary component. The candidate is expected to maintain a practice primarily in genitourinary malignancies and in addition to proficiency in external beam radiotherapy techniques, including SBRT, the candidate should be well trained in brachytherapy, including both low dose rate and high dose rate procedures. However, the necessity to take primary responsibility for other types of cases may arise through rotations on the inpatient consultation service or coverage during the absence of other members of the department. Active participation in the multidisciplinary genitourinary oncology tumor clinics is expected. The candidate is expected to integrate students and residents into this service. The candidate will be provided the necessary space (clinical and office), clerical and nursing support to carry out all duties.
Other (for instance administrative duties, etc.) Time and effort shall be devoted to academic service-related activities. This shall include college, school, and departmental committee work, professional growth, and other such assignments.
MD or DO degree or equivalent and board certification or eligibility or its equivalent.
Demonstration of a strong commitment to clinical and translational research is required.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.
Teaching experience at the resident and medical student level.
Demonstrated track record of productivity in clinical and translational research.
Demonstration of a strong commitment to clinical and translational research.
GU brachytherapy experience to include monotherapy and boost approaches.
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