Radiation Oncologist - University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute

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Work type: Multi-Track Faculty
Location: Duval
Categories: Medicine/Physicians
Department:29200000 - MD-RADIATION ONCOLOGY

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You Belong Here

The University of Florida College of Medicine as part of UF Health, invites applications for a full-time Radiation Oncologist to serve as a key member of the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI) and UF College of Medicine at an exciting time of growth and innovation. A Florida Cancer Center of Excellence and an NCI-Designated Cancer Center, the institute delivers effective proton cancer treatment with all the resources of a non-profit major academic health center. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, UFHPTI is the first and leading proton therapy facility in the Southeast, and for more than 15 years, our expert physicians have treated more than 10,000 patients and over 20 cancer types, helping patients around the world achieve excellent success and quality of life. We serve as a center for 

multidisciplinary research with 300 published articles involving all interests that touch cancer and its treatment.

With a commitment to providing exceptional care to a diverse patient population, our expert team of physicians, researchers, and support staff collaboratively addresses a broad range of malignancies. From brain, head and neck, thoracic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, pediatric, to rare tumors, we offer personalized treatment and support to patients from various backgrounds, ensuring excellence in cancer care.

The Opportunity

As a Radiation Oncologist at the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, you will provide comprehensive radiation oncology care to our patients, including treatment planning, delivery of proton therapy, and coordination of care with other members of the multidisciplinary team. This position offers the opportunity to join our esteemed team as a faculty member in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Depending on qualifications and experience, the position can be ranked as either Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (tenure or multi-mission track). 

This position is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and motivated Radiation Oncologist seeking an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the field of cancer care and research.

As part of this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide radiotherapy and patient care including both proton and photon-based therapy for adult and/or pediatric patients.
  • Support a robust, cross-disciplinary research program with institutional collaborative clinical trials.
  • Contribute to the scientific and clinical communities through scholarly publications and participation in national boards and committees.
  • Deliver clinical education and advanced training to medical students, residents, and fellows.
  • Represent the Department of Radiation Oncology and the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute on committees while also taking part in professional development opportunities and presenting at national conferences.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build a diverse and comprehensive clinical radiation oncology practice, collaborating closely with colleagues and the multidisciplinary team. You will actively contribute to the advancement of various treatment modalities and programs, fostering innovation and excellence in patient care. As part of your role, you will actively participate in clinical research initiatives and play a vital role in 

enrolling patients into clinical trials, contributing to the development of cutting-edge therapies and advancements in cancer treatment.

Join our team and contribute to our mission of advancing cancer care through innovative proton therapy treatments. You will be part of a supportive and collaborative environment where you can thrive professionally, while also enjoying a comprehensive Total Rewards package and access to UF's extensive resources and facilities.

Total Rewards
The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute and the Department of Radiation Oncology is committed to supporting the wellbeing of our faculty by providing a comprehensive Total Rewards package that caters to a range of individual and family needs. As one of the nation's top public research universities, we prioritize elevating our benefits offerings to ensure our faculty has access to the best possible support.

Our benefits package includes a wide range of offerings, such as:

  • Opportunities for professional growth in a collaborative environment, with access to UF's extensive resources and state-of-the-art facilities, as well as collaboration with other UF departments, including nuclear engineering, physics, education, and more.
  • 403(b)/457 plans retirement plans
  • Individual and family health insurance
  • Life insurance and disability insurance
  • Public service forgiveness loan eligibility
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Sovereign immunity malpractice status
  • Paid sick, vacation, and parental leave
  • UF Health Wellness Program

About Us
At the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, we are proud to be part of the esteemed University of Florida (UF) family, in collaboration with the UF College of Medicine. Our institute was founded in 2006 with the goal of advancing cancer care through innovative proton therapy, in partnership with UF College of Medicine. This close affiliation allows us to continuously improve our treatment options, conduct groundbreaking research, and offer unparalleled opportunities for professional growth in a collaborative environment. In the Jacksonville urban core, we are privileged to serve a diverse range of patients from various backgrounds, ensuring that our clinical practice remains inclusive and responsive to the unique needs of our community.

Based in Jacksonville, FL, the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute is in the heart of a booming city filled with its own brand of southern hospitality and charm, and the youngest population in the state. With its low cost of living, year-round sunshine, and exploding job market, Florida’s "River City by the Sea" boasts more than 20 miles of wide and uncrowded beaches, close to 40 miles of the tranquil Intracoastal Waterway canal, and the longest stretch of the beautiful St. Johns River. On land, Jacksonville is home to the largest urban park system in the nation, with 10 state and national parks. Its 22 miles of beaches, extensive park system, world-class fishing, historic neighborhoods, eclectic museums, vibrant street arts scene, creative coastal cuisine, and so much more make Jacksonville a unique destination. Moreover, with the convenience of an international airport connecting it to destinations worldwide, Jacksonville is easily accessible to individuals from all corners of the globe. Discover more about Jacksonville at https://www.visitjacksonville.com/.

Being part of the larger UF community provides us with access to extensive resources, state-of-the-art facilities, and a rich legacy of excellence in healthcare and research. Our affiliation with UF College of Medicine enables us to attract top talent in the field of radiation oncology, and our shared commitment to advancing cancer care and making a difference in the lives of our patients drives our collective efforts. We are honored to be part of the UF family and contribute to the legacy of excellence in healthcare and research that the University of Florida represents.

Additionally, being part of the UF College of Medicine means joining a community that fosters the personal and professional goals and achievements of its employees. UF and COM offer a variety of tools, resources, and training to help you learn and grow. When you rise, we do too – and we welcome applications from individuals who can contribute to the university’s vision and mission, including the strategic plan of the College of Medicine.

To learn more about the College of Medicine's strategic plan "Engage, Innovate, Excel 2026," please visit: https://med.ufl.edu/about/strategic-plan/.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

To be considered for this position, you must be board-certified or board-eligible in Radiation Oncology and have a valid Florida medical license or be eligible for licensure in the state of Florida

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong clinical skills, dedication to patient care, and a passion for advancing the field of radiation oncology through research and scholarly activities are preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Inquiries and nominations can be sent to Dr. Daniel Indelicato, Professor with the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute at dindelicato@floridaproton.org

To be considered, candidates should apply online at Careers at UF. Please include your letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Applications and nominations will be kept confidential.

The Search Committee will accept applications until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed starting as soon as possible after the posting date.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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