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MRI Guided Radiation Therapy Program Leader, Department of Radiation Oncology

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health

May 22, 2019

The Department of Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA, is seeking a radiation oncologist at the level of assistant/associate professor to lead the MRI Guided Radiation Therapy (MR-GRT) Program. This position will interface with a collaborative group of clinical faculty, laboratory scientists, and other members of the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, a national leader in cancer treatment and research.

The ideal candidate should have experience in MR-GRT or an enthusiasm to learn and lead such a program. Clinical expertise in gastrointestinal or other abdominal/pelvic malignancies would be beneficial. A demonstrated record of scholarly accomplishments; passion for interdisciplinary collaboration; clinical trials development and participation; as well as for mentorship of junior faculty, trainees, and students are desired. Other leadership opportunities may be available depending on experience.

Candidates must be board certified in radiation oncology and be able to meet the medical licensure requirements in Pennsylvania.

Interested individuals should submit a single PDF file containing: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) letter of interest in the position including a career synopsis and statement of research interests, (3) names of three references. Please send the file to Julianne Johnson.  

Initial inquiries may be directed to Maria Werner-Wasik, MD, FASTRO, Walter J. Curran Professor and Enterprise Vice-Chair for Radiation Oncology.

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health (SKCC) is a nationally recognized center for practice-changing discovery and comprehensive cancer treatment. The SKCC mission is to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families through compassion, innovation, and breakthrough discoveries. SKCC is committed to delivering the most advanced, personalized cancer care, made possible through scientific discoveries and advances in cancer detection and treatment. Since 1996, SKCC has held the prestigious title of National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Center. SKCC was recently ranked as “Outstanding” by the NCI, and is routinely ranked among the top cancer centers nationally through U.S. News and World Report.

The Department of Radiation Oncology consists of its main facilities in Center City Philadelphia and several network hospitals, with immediate plans to create a fully clinically-harmonized enterprise, allowing for the delivery of optimized and value-driven patient care and for creation of new opportunities for scholarly endeavors. Outstanding accredited residency programs in radiation oncology and medical physics create further opportunities for teaching and research. For more information, visit

Thomas Jefferson University is an equal opportunity employer. Thomas Jefferson University values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.