The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is seeking qualified applicants for a 12-month, full-time, tenured or tenure-track, or renewable clinical term-track position in Medical Oncology. Applications are being accepted at the levels of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
The successful candidate will be expected to be actively engaged in growing and enhancing the regional prominence of our new but expanding oncology program and contribute significantly to the teaching, service and research/scholarship missions of the oncology team, including active participation in outreach activities. Excellent collaborative opportunities for research activities are available within the College of Veterinary Medicine and Iowa State University as well as the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Mayo Clinic.
The successful candidate will be joining a team that includes one medical oncologist (DACVIM), one remote radiation oncologist (DACVR-RO), three medical oncology residents, two technicians, one radiation therapist and a local consulting team of radiation physicists. The oncology service is very active in research with multiple ongoing clinical studies in both medical and radiation oncology.
The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center is a newly constructed and renovated building providing a state-of-the-art teaching, learning, and working facility. Available oncology equipment within the hospital includes a Varian Clinac iX linear accelerator (with 120 leaf Millenium multileaf collimator and onboard imaging including cone beam CT); ARIA Record and Verify system; Varian Eclipse treatment planning system; 1.5T MRI; and helical multi-slice CT. Chemotherapy is administered and prepared in compliance with USP 800 and in close association with our pharmacy, which is run by 3 boarded pharmacists.
At the rank of Tenured or Tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, the position will consist of 50-70% on clinics/hospital service, 20-40% collaborative or independent research, 5-10% teaching professional DVM and graduate student courses, and 5% institutional service. At the rank of Clinical Term Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, the position will consist of 70-80% on clinics/hospital service, 10-15% collaborative or independent research, 5% teaching professional DVM and graduate student courses, and 5% institutional service. Actual percentages are flexible depending on the candidate’s expertise and departmental needs.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active scholarly program. For appointment in the tenure-track, the selected individual should have a strong record of training and experience in medical oncology, experience with teaching, hypothesis driven research, and prior grant writing experience. Collaborative or independent research resulting in peer-reviewed publications and external grant submissions is expected. For an individual in the clinical term-track, scholarship could include advancing the discipline of medical oncology through creation and dissemination of new knowledge or participating in collaborative research. Additional information on faculty advancement and review can be found here: https://www.provost.iastate.edu/faculty-success/advancement