Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School New Jersey Medical School
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a full time Radiation Oncologist who will contribute to advancing the Department’s strategic plan by providing exceptional clinical services and translational research with a multidisciplinary care team approach, within a multi-facility academic radiation oncology department. The Department provides clinical services at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-New Brunswick, the major teaching affiliate of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, as well as Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Somerset and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Hamilton. In addition, the Department also provides clinical services at University Hospital in Newark, the major teaching hospital of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and is involved in radiation oncology services throughout the RWJBarnabas health care system. This position will primarily be at our New Brunswick facility but some flexibility in location is possible, and the individual may be required to provide services at any of our radiation oncology facilities throughout the RWJBarnabas system as needed.
A broad range of technology is available for clinical application throughout our facilities including the full range of linear accelerator based external beam therapy, GammaKnife, IMRT, IGRT, stereotactic radiosurgery, brachytherapy and proton beam therapy. The practice conducts a number of cooperative group trials, investigator-initiated trials, has an ACGME accredited MD residency program at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School along with a CAMPEP accredited medical physics residency program. We also have a large NIH supported radiation cancer biology program with 6 basic science laboratories. We are looking for individuals with clinical skills and motivation to build a practice as well as a strong interest and capabilities in translational clinical research. Laboratory based experience and/or experience in translational clinical trials and translational clinical research is expected. As this position is in our clinical scholars track, candidates are expected to seek out funding for translational research and/or clinical trial development during the first 3 years of their employment.
Clinical areas of focus are flexible depending on our needs and evolving trends in practice, but current areas of need include head and neck and thoracic malignancies. The candidate is expected to discuss and present their vision for incorporating translational research into clinical practice and clinical trial development. Successful candidates will have a dynamic and collaborative practice style with outstanding organizational, physician engagement and communication expertise, as well as a fundamental understanding of basic and translational research as it relates to radiation oncology. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. Board certification or eligibility by the American Board of Radiology and eligibility for medical licensure by the state of New Jersey are required.