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Radiation Oncology Researcher, Open Rank


Radiation Oncology Researcher, Open Rank

  • R0042546
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Faculty
  • The University of Virginia
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Virginia (UVA), School of Medicine is recruiting a highly-motivated tenure-eligible faculty member (Open Rank, Academic Investigator) to lead a translational research program focusing on DNA damage response, genomic instability, and/or carcinogenesis. Rank and tenure-status dependent upon qualifications. Qualified candidates mu have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, and have a strong track record of outstanding research productivity. The successful candidate will be expected to maintainextramural funding and contribute to the department’s and to UVA’s academic and research missions. Teaching responsibilities will be minimal and includeassistingwith the Radiation Biology Course for our Radiation Oncology Physician Residency program. A competitive start-up package is available for an outstanding investigator. UVA has a very active and increasing number of investigators in the areas of DNA damage response and genomic instability. The successful candidate will, therefore, be encouraged to collaborate with and actively engage others in both the Department and the UVA NCI-designated comprehensive Cancer Center to stimulate program development of radiation response/sensitizers and will additionally have the opportunity to engage in related clinical trials. Although the primary appointment for this position will be in the Department of Radiation Oncology, a secondary appointment in a basic science Department is anticipated.

UVa is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live with a vibrant university town life and culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, and outdoor activities, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, research and teaching pursuits working within a collegial and highly collaborative work environment are available.

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.


Please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition #R0042546.Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile, search “Find Jobs,” and search for requisition #R0042546. Completean application online and attach the following documents:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement on the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and/or your experience in DEI

Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.

Priority review of applicants will begin February 19, 2023, and this position will remain open to applications until filled.

For further information regarding the application process, please contact Jessica Russo, via email, sxv9zv@virginia.edu .

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ .

For more information on the benefits available to faculty at UVA, visit https://provost.virginia.edu/subsite/faculty-development and hr.virginia.edu/benefits .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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