Professor Radiation Biology | Radiation Oncology

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Professor Radiation Biology
Job ID: 2945
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Physician and Faculty
Winston-Salem, NCPhysician and Faculty, Medical, Healthcare6/6/2013Section Head for Radiation Biology in the Department of Radiation Oncology.To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom...

Job Description

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Wake Forest School of Medicine is seeking a senior radiobiologist/biophysicist appointable at the Professor level to become Head of the Section of Radiation Biology.

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in an appropriate scientific field, a nationally/internationally recognized radiation research program (normal tissue damage preferred), a track record of extramural funding, graduate and resident radiation/cancer biology teaching experience, and the interpersonal skills to assume institutional leadership positions and successfully mentor grad students, postdocs, and junior faculty. Salary/start-up package (negotiable); benefits are governed by institutional policies.

The Section of Radiation Biology currently has an Administrative Assistant, 3 junior faculty, ~3000 ft2 of wet lab space, 600 ft2 for rodent cognitive testing, and 5 offices. Cold room, equipment, dishwashing, and storage facilities (~2000 ft2) are shared with Cancer Biology and the Brain Tumor Center of Excellence. There are several irradiation (orthovoltage, 137Cs irradiator, high and low dose rate 60Co irradiators, and clinical linear accelerators) and imaging (3T MR, 7T MR, CT/PET, micro-ultrasound, IVIS) devices for research. Physics support is provided to fully utilize these devices. Housing and veterinary care for rodents (campus) and nonhuman primates (Primate Center) are available.

The Head of the Section of Radiation Biology will report directly to the Chair of Radiation Oncology and be a member of the Department's Strategic Planning Committee. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including a short description of their vision for the Radiation Biology Section, a CV, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of 5 or more references to:

Linda Metheny-Barlow, PhD

Interim Section Head

Section of Radiation Biology

Department of Radiation Oncology

WakeForest Schoolof Medicine

Medical Center Blvd

Winston-Salem, NC 27157

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-7580. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact the Office of Physician and Faculty Recruitment by phone (336) 716-7580 or email at

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