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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Adjunct, ClinX, In-Res) Breast/GYN or GU/Head & Neck Radiation Oncology

Position overview

Position title: Breast/GYN or GU/Head & Neck Radiation Oncology
Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $95,200- $350,000. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here:

Application Window

Open date: April 3, 2024

Most recent review date: Sunday, May 5, 2024 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: Thursday, Apr 3, 2025 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 (RMAS) ( within the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.

The Department is seeking two or more Breast/GYN Radiation Oncologists or GU/Head & Neck Radiation Oncologists 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. These positions are based at the Moores Cancer Center in La Jolla CA and the upcoming Hillcrest Center.

Breast/GYN Radiation Oncologist
The primary focus will be on Breast cancer and participation in Departmental call/coverage and Breast and GYN tumor boards. The successful candidates may need to back up the Gynecologic Oncology (GYN)/Brachytherapy teams as the clinical need arises

GU/Head & Neck Radiation Oncologist
The primary focus will be on Head/Neck and GU malignancies, providing coverage to the brachytherapy service, and the development of an HDR prostate brachytherapy program. The successful candidates will participate in Departmental call/coverage and Head/Neck and GU tumor boards. The successful candidates may need to treat patients with other disease sites as the clinical need arises.

The positions will also have the following roles and responsibilities:
• 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: Continued professional development and integration of new treatment techniques and protocols supported by evidence-based medicine principles.
• Research: Engage in a program of scholarly and creative activity, including enrollment of patients in clinical trials and collaborations with other RMAS Research Faculty.

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

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see:
Clinical X Professor - see:
In-Residence Professor - see:
Adjunct Professor – see:

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.

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

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with clinical/academic experience in the area of Breast and/or GYN malignancies are preferred. Candidates with experience and/or interest in brachytherapy and a track record in breast cancer clinical translational research are preferred.

Candidates with experience and/or interest in prostate brachytherapy 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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