The duties and responsibilities of this position will consist of performing and providing clinical care to patients with cancer diseases and other conditions treated with radiotherapy, including Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS); Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT); brachytherapy; radiopharmaceuticals; and external beam modalities.
Traditional duties of an academic clinical faculty member apply, including: excellence in teaching; research activity, including publications in scholarly, refereed journals and presentations at learned societies; service to the Department, School, University and profession; and any other duties as assigned by the Department Chair.
The appointment status of Fixed-Term or Tenure-Track will be considered on an individual basis and is commensurate with qualifications. Title is also commensurate with qualifications. For applicants who are hired as Tenure-Track faculty members, clinic responsibilities will be adjusted adequately to allow for additional academic responsibilities. This includes, but is not limited to, participating in didactic and clinical instruction in medical student rotations at Brody School of Medicine, and providing course instruction and guest lectures to graduate students of the ECU Department of Physics.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
MD or DO
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 001240
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Brody School of Medicine is part of the Health Sciences Division at East Carolina University, a member of the University of North Carolina state school system. Department faculty are actively involved in multidisciplinary disease teams to provide clinical care, research, and teaching of medical students and fellows. The Department co-sponsors an accredited Medical Physics graduate program and residency with the ECU Department of Physics. The Department has four affiliated community practices in North Carolina on an integrated ARIA/Eclipse network, facilitating coordination of care and quality standardization.
The Brody School of Medicine is closely affiliated with Vidant Health System, whose flagship tertiary hospital, Vidant Medical Center, provides the primary teaching hospital for the medical school. In March 2018, Vidant Medical Center opened the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Cancer Tower, which is a 6-story, 96-bed, 418,000 square foot cancer center. This center includes a radiation oncology clinical department, called Vidant Radiation Oncology, which is among the most state of the art in the Southeastern region. Technologies in the department include: two Varian TrueBeam linear accelerators equipped with Optical Surface Imaging; Calypso; respiratory gating and 6DoF couch; an M6 CyberKnife; an HDR brachytherapy suite; a GE CT simulator; a fourth vault for an additional Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator; and a fifth vault configured for an MRI linear accelerator. The outpatient facility also houses multispecialty clinics, a 60-chair infusion center, patient support services, a women's imaging center, pharmacy, conference space, and healing gardens. The integrated bed tower accommodates all oncology inpatients in the floors above the ambulatory facility. The medical center also houses a Gamma Knife Perfexion unit in a separate facility with a dedicated MRI and patient support space, with plans to upgrade to an ICON unit in winter 2018.
The Radiation Oncology clinic within the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Cancer Tower, called Vidant Radiation Oncology, LLC, is a joint venture between Vidant Health and 21st Century Oncology. The clinical services provided by the candidate hired to this ECU faculty position will be performed in the Vidant Radiation Oncology clinic, and in the Vidant Medical Center Gamma Knife facility.
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