MEDICAL PHYSICIST

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jul 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



MEDICAL PHYSICIST
Radiation Physics

Occupational Summary

Medical Physicists Position

Applicants are invited to apply for a new physicist position in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Duke University Medical Center. The position will join a team of six physicists to primarily provide all aspects of clinical physics support for the three radiation therapy facilities at Duke Cancer Center Wake County.

The three facilities at Duke Cancer Center Wake County are within 30 minutes 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 gated treatment, 3 CT simulators, BrainLab SRS system, 1 HDR unit, networked ARIA information system and Eclipse treatment planning systems across the Duke Health System. Special procedures will include SRS, SBRT, IMRT/IGRT, and HDR brachytherapy. 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 biological imaging, modeling of radiation damage for normal tissues and of tumor control using radiation, advanced MR imaging, stereotactic radiosurgery, and stereotactic body radiotherapy. Appropriate faculty appointment is available dependent on individual qualification.

The successful candidate for 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.



    Requisition Number
    401298012

    Location
    Raleigh

    Duke Entity
    MEDICAL CENTER

    Job Code
    1919 MEDICAL PHYSICIST

    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 Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.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 forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

    Education

    Work requires the background in radiation physics normally acquiredthrough 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

    Auto req ID

    92063BR

    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.

    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.

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