Medical Physicist

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
11 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Apr 2019
Ref
401548218
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Occupational Summary

Medical Physicist Position

Duke University Health System
Location: Wake County

Applicants are invited to apply for a medical physicist position in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Duke University Medical Center. This position will join a team of physicist at our Duke Cancer Center in Wake County to primarily provide all aspects of clinical physics support for our radiation therapy facilities.The three facilities at Duke Cancer Center Wake County are within 30minutes from the Duke main campus and 10-20 minutes from each other.

Equipment includes 4 modern linear accelerators, all with OBI/CBCT for IGRT and with OBI/CBCT for IGRT and gated treatment, 3 CT simulators, Brain Lab SRS system, 1 HDR unit,networked ARIA informationet worked ARIA information system and Eclipse treatment planning system across the Duke Health System.Special procedures will Special procedures will include SRS, SBRT, IMRT/IGRT, and HDR brachy therapy. 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,3D dosimetry, oncologic and biologoncologic and biological imaging, modeling of radiation damage for normal tissues and of tumor control using radiation, advanced MR imaging, stereo tactic radiosurgery, and stereo tactic body radiotherapy.The successful candidate for the Medical Physicist position will involve a full range of physics activities in the radiation oncology department. Preference will be given to individuals with Ph.D.and extensive clinical and development research experience (Board certification or eligibility is required). We are looking for a highly motivated individual to develop his/her professional career at Duke University Medical Center.

Education/Training:

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

Experience:

Work generally requires more than 2 years of clinical experience in a hospital radiation oncology or radiology department. American Board of Radiology certification preferred.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE.

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,genetic information, gender,gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status. 

All candidates must apply on the DUKE HR website:https://hr.duke.edu/careers/apply. Please send all resumes to:
Fang-Fang Yin, PhD Professor and Chief of Radiation Physics
Department of Radiation Oncology
Box 3295 DUMC Durham, NC 27710


Email to: fangfang.yin@duke.edu and colleen.tuohy@duke.edu
Phone: 919-660-2180
Fax: 919-681-7183

Location Raleigh

Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER

Job Family Level 00

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.

Education

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

Experience

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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