Faculty Position in Radiation Oncology - Columbus, OH US

Listing from May 31st 2019 to August 29th 2019

Contact Information

Dr. Eric Green
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: 614-292-1040

Job Description

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine announces an outstanding opportunity for a faculty position (clinical-track) in Radiation Oncology. The person will join an energetic, internationally recognized, integrated oncology program comprised of 3 existing faculty oncologists, 2 surgical oncologists and a surgical oncology fellow, a radiation oncologist, 5 residents and 5 technologists. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Specialty board certification in Radiation Oncology by the American College of Veterinary Radiology is preferred, and board-eligible candidates will be considered.

The Radiation Oncology service is located within the comprehensive Veterinary Medical Center and includes state-of-the-art facilities and equipment; Eklin DR systems; 3 ultrasound units; an 128- slice, multidetector CT (used for both large and small animals); a nuclear medicine suite; along with a Siemens Oncor linear accelerator with an 80 leaf multileaf collimator and the latest version of Varian Eclipse treatment planning software and Aria EMR. An in-hospital 3T MRI with a full suite of imaging applications (neurologic, orthopedic, cardiac, vascular) for both large and small animal imaging is also available. Access to a 7T magnet, PET/CT and SPECT/CT is also available through the OSU Division of Imaging Research.

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences supports a faculty of about 70 clinical specialists, educators, and investigators along with extensive training programs for professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. The College of Veterinary Medicine (vet.osu.edu) is ranked 4th among North American colleges of veterinary medicine by US News & World Report. The Ohio State University www.osu.edu has been ranked third nationally in the list of best places to work in academia, according to The Scientist magazine. Columbus is the 14th ranked city by size in the United States (population of 1.5 million within the city and metropolitan area) and supports a vibrant, multifaceted community www.experiencecolumbus.com.

Teaching responsibilities will include lectures, labs, and clinical teaching to professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Faculty members are expected to be involved in professional and community outreach, committee service, and curriculum development. Participation in continuing education events and outreach activities for the public and private practitioners is expected. Clinical-track candidates will be assigned up to 75% time in clinics, including clinical teaching of students and advanced training of interns and residents. Sponsored research is not required for clinical track faculty, yet clinical research, publications or other scholarly activities to advance clinical veterinary medicine are expected and encouraged.

Faculty members are encouraged to develop collaborative endeavors with clinicians and scientists within the College and across the university. Excellent collaborative opportunities are available in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences and Veterinary Preventive Medicine within the College and other units on the university campus. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute are major medical centers located within walking distance to the College of Veterinary Medicine. Research collaborations with the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center http://cancer.osu.edu and Department of Radiation Oncology http://radiationoncology.osu.edu/ are well-established and encouraged. Other available resources include the Wright Center of Innovation in Biomedical Imaging http://radiology.osu.edu/11205.cfm, Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences http://CCTS.osu.edu and Nationwide Children’s Hospital www.nationwidechildrens.org.

Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the College of Veterinary Medicine. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas and expect that faculty, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors. In addition, The Ohio State University, in an effort to promote the health and well-being of all of its faculty, staff, students, and visitors, has chosen to maintain a tobacco-free environment.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. The position is available immediately, and applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. To apply, interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four references to Dr. Rich Bednarski, Interim Chairperson, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 601 Vernon Tharp St., Columbus, OH 43210 or via e-mail [javascript protected email address]. Inquiries regarding the Radiation Oncology position can be directed to Dr. Eric Green by e-mail [javascript protected email address], telephone (614-292-1040), or fax (614-292-3191). The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA Employer.