Medical Fellow in Training (referred to as “ASO” in Belgium) – Radiation-Oncology UZ Leuven/KU Leuven


Within the Radiotherapy-Oncology department of the University Hospital Leuven we have a vacancy for a Medical Fellow in Training to become a Radiation-Oncologist.

This concerns full-time employment for a full curriculum (5 years).

What your position involves:

  • The radiation-oncology training takes five years, at least 1 year of which outside our university hospital. As a medical fellow in training, you follow the Master after Master in specialist medicine at KU Leuven, and in addition to clinical skills you also acquire skills as a scientist, communicator and manager.
  • As a medical fellow in training, you work full time in the radiation oncology department, but internships in the palliative care and general medical oncology departments are also part of your training.

What we ask

  • You successfully completed your medical studies or hope to complete them soon (at an EU hospital or with an EU accreditation).
  • Willingness to obtain an acceptance certificate of KU Leuven (necessary to start a course in accordance with the Royal Decree of 1999).
  • You have a proven interest in radiotherapy and oncology.
  • You are enthusiastic, ambitious, and eager to learn.
  • You function well in a team.
  • You have good communicative skills and a flexible work attitude.
  • You have a good communication in written and spoken Dutch (at least B2 level).
  • Clinical experience can be an added value but is not necessary.

What we offer

  • A challenging position as a medical fellow in training in an academic hospital setting with responsibility and professional development opportunities.
  • It concerns a 100% appointment for the duration of the 5-year training.


Mail your letter of application with your curriculum vitae, with specification of reference number 2067, before 30 June 2022 to Prof. Dr. Caroline Weltens, internship supervisor ( and Prof. Dr. Jean-François Daisne, Head of Department of Radiation Oncology, (

For more information about this vacancy and the a medical fellow in training selection procedure at KU Leuven, please contact Prof. Dr. Caroline Weltens, internship supervisor Radiation Oncology (tel +3216346902).

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Laatste aanpassing: 21 april 2022