Medical Physicist

North Carolina, United Sates
30 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Occupational Summary

Applicants are invited to apply for a Medical Physicist position in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Duke University Medical Center. The position is primarily to provide all aspects of clinical physics supports for the radiation therapy facility at Duke and/or any of our other affiliates associated to Duke University Medical Center.The Department of Radiation Oncology treats over 1800 patients at Duke University Medical Center and also provides professional and technical coverage for eight affiliated facilities. Equipment at Duke Hospital includes 8 modern Clinac accelerators, including 4 True Beam machines, all with OBI/CBCT forIGRT and gated treatment, 1 conventional simulator with CBCT capability in a brachy therapy suite,2large-bore CT simulator, 1 PET/CT, 1 MR unit,2 HDR units, networked ARIA information system and Eclipse treatment planning systems across the system. Special procedures include SRS, SBRT, IMRT/IGRT, prostate seeded implant, HDR, IORT, and TBI/TSI. In addition to clinical coverage, the division of radiation physics also provides physics teaching for graduate students in medical physics, both medical physics and radiation oncology residents, and medical students from Duke medical school. Active research programs mainly involve IMRT/IGRT, 3Ddosimetry, oncologic and biological imaging, modeling of radiation damage for normal tissues and of tumor control using radiation, advanced MR imaging, stereo tactic radiosurgery, stereo tactic body radiotherapy, and image-guided brachy therapy.The Medical Physicist position will be involved in a full range of physics activities in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Preference will be given to the individual who has extensive clinical and/or teaching/research experience. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to develop his/her professional career at Duke University Medical Center. Duke University Medical Center offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color disability,gender, gender expression,gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion,sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

All applicants must apply on the Duke HR website:
Please send your CV and references to:Fang-Fang Yin, PhD Professor and Chief of Radiation Physics Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University Medical Center, Box 3295 Durham, North Carolina 27710
Phone: (919) 660-2180 FAX: (919) 681-7183 e-mail:

Requisition Number: 401513999
Location: Durham 
Job Family Level: 00
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Full Time / Part Time: FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary: Regular
Shift: First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas, an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires the background in radiation physics normally acquired through a Master's degree in Medical Physics.


Work generally requires one year of experience, student or otherwise,in a hospital radiation oncology or radiology department.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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