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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Adjunct, Clin X, In-Res) CNS / Breast Radiation Oncology

Application Window

Open date: August 12, 2022

Most recent review date: Sunday, Sep 11, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Aug 12, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences ( within the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is seeking a Radiation Oncologist at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level to join a growing team of radiation oncologists, medical physicists and applied scientists at UCSD Moores Cancer Center, an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and its regional locations in the greater San Diego area. This position is based at the Moores Cancer Center in La Jolla CA.

This position will have the following role and responsibilities:

• Clinical: Primary focus is on CNS and Breast malignancies; however, the candidate may need to treat patients with other diseases sites as the clinical need arises. Candidate will participate in Departmental call/coverage and CNS and Breast tumor boards.

• Education: Provide training, teaching and education of UCSD Radiation Oncology residents, medical students, and visiting radiation oncology residents and other professionals.

• Service: Participate in committees at the departmental, cancer center, university, local, and/or national level, as appropriate.

• Professional Development: Maintenance of applicable medical licenses, board certification, appropriate credentialing relevant to their clinical area of expertise and institutional training requirements as required by UCSD. Continued professional development and integration of new treatment techniques and protocols supported by evidence-based medicine principles.

• Research: Engage in a program of scholarly activity, including pursuit of intramural and extramural funding sources to support original research.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:
In-Residence Professor - see:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here:


Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and must be board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Radiology. Candidates must also have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with accompanying advanced degrees, such as a Master’s degree or PhD in a correlated scientific discipline. Candidates with experience in the area of CNS and/or Breast malignancies are also preferred. Candidates with research methods sufficient to function as principal investigator of investigative pre-clinical and/or clinical research protocols and with a track-record of publications in leading medical journals as first/senior author and/or extramural funding are preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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