Lecturer in Small Animal Radiation Oncology
School of Veterinary Medicine - Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Jun 7, 2021
The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine invite applications for a Lecturer position in Small Animal Radiation Oncology. 42 weeks of the radiation oncologist's time will be devoted to clinical service in small animal radiation oncology. The remaining time will be dedicated to studying for Board preparation (if needed), clinical research, or scholarly activity according to the interest of the candidate.
Advantages of the position include a Comprehensive Oncology service with dedicated medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists working as a team, a dynamic hospital setting with a diverse, complex caseload, and excellent support staff. Penn Vet is an exciting intellectual environment with outstanding residents and senior clinicians, including faculty boarded in oncology, surgery, radiology, anesthesia, and clinical pathology. Facilities include a Varian Silhouette with RapidArc, OBI/CBCT, Eclipse TPS, and Aria R&V. Staffing includes an RT(T), nurse-anesthetist, and nurse-coordinator. Dedicated medical physics support is provided through the University of Pennsylvania's healthcare system. Imaging modalities include a 16-slice CT and 1.5T MRI. The proximity to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine provides ample opportunities for collaboration and consultation for unusual cases or research opportunities.
This position is particularly suited for junior applicants transitioning from residency who want to step into practice in a multi-specialty Academic referral center with a high caseload. The Comprehensive Oncology program is ideally positioned to offer outstanding oncology services and participates in multiple oncology clinical trials supported by the Veterinary Clinical Investigation Center (https://www.vet.upenn.edu/research/clinical-trials-vcic/about-the-vcic) and the Penn Vet Cancer Center (https://www.vet.upenn.edu/research/centers-laboratories/center/penn-vet-cancer-center). The Ryan Veterinary Hospital at Penn Vet is located in a vibrant urban environment with an abundance of cultural resources, including music, art, theatres, and fine dining (www.upenn.edu/life-at-penn/philadelphia), with easy access to New York and Washington, DC. Additionally, for outdoor enthusiasts, Wissahickon Valley Park, Valley Forge National Park, and many more recreational amenities are within minutes of the city and are easily accessible by bicycle and public transportation.
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/88776
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
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