The Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (dba UT Health San Antonio) seeks an individual with an outstanding record of clinical operational leadership, scientific and educational achievement, and faculty/trainee recruitment and mentoring as its Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology.  Dynamic leadership, clear communication, strong interpersonal skills, and a keen strategic vision are crucial characteristics required for success. Reporting to Dean of the Long School of Medicine, the Chair will be responsible for continuing to build and maintain excellence in clinical care, robust research programs, high quality graduate medical education, and a collegial interactive culture. The UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to excellence through diversity among its faculty, staff and students including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

Candidates must have an MD, board certification in Radiation Oncology and academic experience consistent with eligibility for full Professor with tenure. The ideal candidate will have a widely-recognized national reputation in their field. The ability to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability across the Health Science Center is important. The successful Chair will also play key leadership roles in the NCI-designated Mays Cancer Center at the newly named UT Heath San Antonio MD Anderson, the burgeoning biotechnology community in San Antonio, and the UT Health physicians practice plan. The Mays Cancer Center is a matrix cancer center, with programs of excellence in cancer research integrally linked to radiation oncology including genome repair and novel therapeutics, with infrastructure to support significant growth in radiation oncology research and clinical trials. Additionally, Radiation Oncology is an integral part of the shared cancer service line between UT Health San Antonio and MD Anderson. The Chair of Radiation Oncology will also serve as lead of the radiation oncology aspects of the service line in connection with MD Anderson. Collaboration with our key partners- University Hospital System, the Audie Murphy VA Hospital, and the San Antonio Military Medical Center, will also be important. Salary and resources are commensurate with experience and vision. This is a wonderful opportunity for an inspirational leader. UT Health San Antonio is a research-intensive institution located in San Antonio, and it sits in the gateway to the picturesque Texas Hill Country. San Antonio is a vibrant, multi-cultural city with year-around recreational activities and an attractive cost-of-living.  

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest along with a current CV electronically via the UT Health Careers portal at to apply for position of Chair, Radiation Oncology. Inquires may be directed to Shelly Evans, Long School of Medicine Chief of Staff at All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.