Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Indiana University School of Medicine in Indiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 4, 2014
Type Executive
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a visionary academic leader to serve as Chair of Radiation Oncology. The successful candidate should have a strong background in academic leadership, research and teaching. Experience should include evidence of effective communication, mentorship, and change management. Ideally, she/he would be a proven leader with a strong national reputation in radiation oncology and history of research accomplishments who is poised to lead the department to the next level of excellence.

 

The Department of Radiation Oncology is home to 24 full-time faculty members treating patients at a large number of hospitals across the state. These include hospitals in Indiana University Health, the states largest and most comprehensive healthcare system, which for the second year was named to the U.S. News and World Report Honor Roll, as well as Eskenazi Health and the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center. The department is at the forefront of medical technology with Radiation and Cancer Biology laboratories that house state-of-the-art equipment for investigations, including the IU Health Proton Therapy Facility in Bloomington, Indiana.  For more information about the department, visit http://radonc.medicine.iu.edu/.

 

The IU School of Medicine is located in Indianapolis and has nine campuses across the state, educating the second largest medical student body in the U.S. Co-located is the states only NCI-designated cancer center caring for patients. The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center is one of the leading academic cancer research centers in the nation with over 200 members conducting translational research in pediatric and adult cancers.  

Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically due to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentration of health sciences companies in the nation, which contribute over $44 billion annually to its economy. The vibrant downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination and residential neighborhood. The expanding residential base is driven by rich amenities and quality of life the city is home to a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas.

 

Candidates interested in this leadership opportunity should create one PDF containing the following: (1) a letter of interest including leadership experiences and/or approaches and (2) a curriculum vitae. Send the PDF file by email to iusmhire@iu.edu using Chair of Radiation Oncology as the subject of the message. The message should be addressed to search committee co-chairs:

 

Mary Dankoski, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

 

Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., M.D.

Associate Dean for Cancer Research, Indiana University School of Medicine

Director of Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center

 

The priority review deadline is Monday, February 24, 2014.

 

Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.