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Title:  Assistant Professor - Radiation Oncology

Division:  Radiation Oncology
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  8708

Summary

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting for a Radiation Physicist to staff the practice at Baylor St Luke's Medical Center.Board certified or board eligibility is required. Doctoral level training preferred but not necessary.Experience with gynecologic brachytherapy would be a significant strength.

 

Baylor has been an active part of the radiation oncology community in the Houston area for decades. Through our three current clinical partners, Baylor St Luke's Medical Center, Harris Health, and the Houston VA Hospital, we provide care to a diverse group of patients across the Houston metro area, South Texas, and beyond. In addition, we harbor close ties with other institutions within the Texas Medical Center which provide further expansive educational and research opportunities. Baylor College of medicine is a premier academic medical school ranked #22 for research and #17 for primary care medical schools in the US. In both it ranks #1 in Texas along with the highest NIH grant dollars received for any institution in Texas.

 

The Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center first received NCI designation 13 years ago and since then has grown and matured holding SPORE grants in both Breast Cancer and Lymphoma as well as being home to the Human Genome Sequencing Center. This growth culminated in being designated an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2015. Excellence in clinical care, research, and education has not gone unnoticed as in the 2021 U.S. News and World Reports rankings The Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Baylor St Luke's Hospital was listed 25th in the nation, despite being one of the youngest centers on the list.

 

The Baylor St Luke's practice will be moving into a new 12 story outpatient facility at the O'Quinn Tower in the first quarter of 2023 in which Radiation Oncology will have the entirety of the ground floor. Four treatment vaults will be all newly equipped with Varian TrueBeam and Edge LINACs as well as 2 Siemens wide-bore CT simulators with one located in a dedicated HDR treatment vault. A robust research enterprise is available with BCM being an active member of NRG, SWOG, COG, and the Alliance cooperative groups.
 

The city of Houston is the 4th most populous city in The United States and its most racially and ethnically diverse major metropolitan area. As such, Houston is home to a vibrant food, music, and theater scene while the museum district alone is home to nineteen galleries, museums, and community spaces. The Texas Medical Center in turn is the largest concentration of medical-related institutions in North America. A total of 54 institutions are represented including 4 medical schools, seven nursing schools, 8 academic and research institutions, and 21 hospitals. Come explore Space City and see what it has to offer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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