Medical Physics Resident

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

Job Description

Two training positions will be available starting July 1, 2019 in the Medical Physics Residency program. Duration of the program is 2 years for clinical training.Successful applicants will be recent graduates of medical physics or closely related graduate program. Both M.S. and Ph.D.degrees will be considered. The program is primarily clinical training, but includes research and educational components (based on the background, the selected candidate may be required to take courses in the Medical Physics Graduate Program). The program is CAMPEP accredited.Facility and Equipment:The Radiation Oncology Department includes Duke University Medical Center and several affiliated hospitals. Within the Duke main campus, there are eight linear accelerators (seven with Cone-beam CTand gating capability, 3 True Beam, one True beam STx and one Novalis Tx both with high-definition MLC for SRS/SBRT as well as Exactrac system and 6D adjustable robotic treatment table,), two HDR units,three multi-slice CT Simulators with 4D capability, one 3T MRI scanner,and one large-borePET/CT scanner. Special procedures offered include IMRT/VMAT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT,TSI, TBI, HDR brachy therapy, Intra-Op brachy therapy with HDR, low-dose rate brachy therapy and eye plaque brachy therapy.Employer and Environment:Duke Health is one of the premier research and teaching hospitals in the United States. It is the teaching hospital for the Duke University Medical School. It promotes a friendly and healthy(tobacco free) working environment. The Medical Physics Division within the Department of Radiation Oncology is composed of 33 faculty/staff Medical Physicists, more than10 Dosimetrists, 2 IT Analyst, and 4 Medical Physics Residents. Faculty in the Medical Physics Division are actively involved in the Medical Physics Graduate Program, one of the largest in the nation. Additionally,several postdoctoral fellows and graduate students are involved in research/thesis/dissertation activities.

Applications must be submitted on line through the AAPM Common Application Program (CAP)(, including a CV and three reference letters.

Applications must be received by December 15, 2018 in order to start on July 1, 2019. In addition to submitting applications on the AAPM website, all applicants must apply on line through the Duke HR website:

Requisition Number 401515927
Location Durham
Job Family Level 10
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

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Essential Physical Job Functions:

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


MS or PhD degree from a CAMPEP-certificated medical physics graduate program or CAMPEP-certificated Medical Physics Certification programs for those with PhDs in other related fields.

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