The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is seeking qualified applicants for a 12-month, full-time, tenured or tenure-track, or renewable clinical term-track position in Radiation Oncology. Applications are being accepted at the levels of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
The successful candidate will be expected to be actively engaged in growing and enhancing the regional prominence of our new but expanding oncology program and contribute significantly to the teaching, service and research/scholarship missions of the oncology team, including active participation in outreach activities. Excellent collaborative opportunities for research activities are available within the College of Veterinary Medicine and Iowa State University as well as the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The successful candidate will be joining a team that includes two medical oncologists (DACVIM), one remote radiation oncologist (DACVR-RO), three medical oncology residents, two technicians, one radiation therapist and a local consulting team of radiation physicists. The oncology service is very active in research with multiple ongoing clinical studies in both medical and radiation oncology. The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center is a newly constructed and renovated building providing a state-of-the-art teaching, learning, and working facility. Available equipment includes a Varian Clinac iX linear accelerator (with 120 leaf Millenium multileaf collimator and onboard imaging including cone beam CT); ARIA Record and Verify system; Varian Eclipse treatment planning system; 1.5T MRI; and helical multi-slice CT.
At the rank of Tenured or Tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, the position will consist of 50-60% on clinics/hospital service, 20-30% collaborative or independent research, 5-10% teaching professional DVM and graduate student courses, and 5% institutional service. At the rank of Clinical Term Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, the position will consist of 75-80% on clinics/hospital service, 10-15% collaborative or independent research, 5% teaching professional DVM and graduate student courses, and 5% institutional service. Actual percentages are flexible depending on the candidate’s expertise and departmental needs.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active scholarly program. For appointment in the tenure-track, the selected individual should have a strong record of training and experience in radiation oncology, experience with teaching, hypothesis driven research, and prior grant writing experience. Collaborative or independent research resulting in peer-reviewed publications and external grant submissions is expected. For an individual in the clinical term-track, scholarship could include advancing the discipline of radiation oncology through creation and dissemination of new knowledge, or participating in collaborative research. Additional information on faculty advancement and review can be found here: https://www.provost.iastate.edu/faculty-success/advancement
- DVM/VMD or equivalent degree. - Diplomate status or completion of an approved radiation oncology residency program with credentials accepted by the American College of Veterinary Radiology (RO) to participate in the board certification examination process. -State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before the first day of employment
Internal Number: R5595
About Iowa State University
The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC) at Iowa State University is a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide specialized care and comprehensive medical and surgical services for companion and large animals throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Our clinicians, residents, interns, technicians, staff, and senior veterinary students work collaboratively to provide 24-hour, high-quality care to animal patients. As the nation’s first public veterinary school, Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine takes pride in its heritage while shaping the future of veterinary professional practice, education, research and service.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that... all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.
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