Internship in Radiation Oncology

Gainesville, FLORIDA | 6 months
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The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, has on position for internship training in Radiation oncology, beginning in September of 2019. The internship program consists of one year of training, is intended to prepare the applicant to pursue a career in radiation oncology and as such, the intern will have primary case responsibilities and will assist with diagnostic procedures and therapeutic planning for radiation oncology cases. Training is supervised by Dr. Keijiro Shiomitsu, a board certified Veterinary Radiation Oncologist, in coordination with the integrated oncology service. The oncology service at the University of Florida is a comprehensive cancer treatment facility with surgical, medical and radiation oncology in a combined service. We are staffed by three medical oncology faculty, two surgical oncology faculty, a radiation therapist, as well as a surgical oncology fellow. The service operates with three faculty members (one surgical, one radiation therapist and one medical), a surgical oncology fellow, one to two medical oncology residents at all times. Organized rounds and seminars in support of the intern-training program include daily student rounds, daily house officer rounds, weekly oncology board preparation rounds (chemotherapy, cancer biology and molecular biology), bi-weekly oncology journal club/Seminar, bi-weekly cytology rounds, weekly histopathology rounds, weekly resident seminar, and a multitude of other seminars and rounds presented by other departments and at the UF-Health Shands Medical Center nearby. In addition, each intern is expected to attend and participate in the weekly resident seminar series and to present one seminar per year.

The current starting annual salary is $33,000 plus a competitive benefit package for the intern. A supplemental yearly stipend is provided for professional development and additional funding is available for research projects and travel. Interns are offered a competitive benefits package that includes; medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability, and options for legal and additional optional life insurance.

Please send a curriculum vitae, letter of intent, official transcript from a certified veterinary school, class rank, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Keijiro Shiomitsu; e-mail: . If official transcripts cannot be sent electronically, they may be sent to Dr. Keijiro Shiomtisu, P.O. Box 100126, Gainesville, FL, 32610-0126. Please send the remaining application materials electronically. Specific questions regarding the program may be obtained by e-mailing .

For full consideration, all candidates must answer the following questions in their letter of intent: 

  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Do you now or will you in the future need an employer to sponsor you for a VISA to work in the United States? 
  • Review of applications will begin immediately, and close when applicants are selected. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution.

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