MEDICAL PHYSICIST

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

diversity employer



MEDICAL PHYSICIST
Radiation Physics

Occupational Summary

Applicants are invited to apply for a 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 University Hospital and affiliates. The Department of Radiation Oncology treats over 1800 patients at Duke University Medical Center and also provides professional and technical coverage for six affiliated facilities. Equipment at Duke Hospital includes 8 modern Clinac accelerators, including 4 True Beam machines, all with OBI/CBCT for IGRT and gated treatment, 1 conventional simulator in a brachytherapy site, 2 large-bore CT simulator, 1 PET/CT, 1 MR unit, 2 HDR unit, networked ARIA information system, and Eclipse treatment planning systems across the system. Special procedures include SRS, SBRT, IMRT/IGRT, prostate seed edimplant, 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, 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.

The successful candidate for the Medical Physicist position will involve a full range of physics activities in the radiation oncology facility at the affiliated Hospital. The position is also expected to be an integrated team player and to provide professional supports to the department manager, a full-time radiation oncologist, a full-time dosimetrist, and other supporting staff. Preference will be given to the individual who has extensive clinical experience in IMRT/IGRT using Elekta treatment unit and MOSAIQ information system. We are looking for a dedicated individual to develop his/her professional career at the Duke Affiliated Hospital. Appropriate faculty appointment is available dependent on individual qualification. Duke University Medical Center offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

We are looking for a dedicated individual to develop his/her professional career at the Duke affiliated Hospital.Appropriate faculty appointment is available dependent on individual qualification. Duke University Medical Center offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for a position with Duke University or Duke University Health System, applications / resumes must be submitted through this online process.

In addition to, please send a copy of your CV and references to:
CONTACT:
Fang-Fang Yin, PhDProfessor and Chief of Radiation Physics Department of Radiation Oncology
Duke University Medical Center
Box 3295Durham, North Carolina 27710
Phone: (919) 660-2180
FAX: (919) 681-7183
E-mail: fangfang.yin@duke.edu

Requisition Number
401298223

Location
Durham

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

92088BR

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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