Fixed Term Faculty
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Radiation Oncology - 413001
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002090
Position Summary: The Department of Radiation Oncology at The University of North Carolina invites applications for a medical physicist position who will be appointed as a fixed term faculty for the North Carolina Cancer Center, a member of the UNC Health Care system, located in Chapel Hill, NC. The North Carolina Cancer Center is currently staffed with (8) Radiation Oncologists, (4) Dosimetrists, (9) Medical Physicists and (3) Computer Systems Managers / IT specialists. The clinic is equipped with (3) Linear accelerators, (2) Elekta Versa HD accelerators, (1) CyberKnife system, (1) Tomotherapy Hi-Art system, (1) Mobitron intraoperative accelerator, (1) Nucletron microSelectron HDR system, Mosaiq 2.5 R&V system, 2Phillips CT simulators (4DCT capable), and VariSeed LDR prostate system. Clinical treatment planning systems include PlanUNC (transitioning to Raystation), Accuray MultiPlan & Tomotherapy TPS, Oncentra Brachy, and VariSeed Intr-Op TPS. Ancillary RT systems include VisionRT and Calypso. The ideal candidate for this fixed term faculty position is expected to become actively involved in a wide range of clinical, research, and teaching duties within the Department and School of Medicine. Research: The successful candidate: a.) should have an active research agenda and demonstrate productivity; b.) will be required to actively pursue research opportunities with the potential to secure extramural funding. Clinical duties: The successful candidate will: a.) provide clinical radiation therapy physics services for UNC's IMRT, IGRT, SBRT, SRS and brachytherapy programs; b.) perform staff physicist duties such as chart checking, machine calibrations, and quality assurance; c.) be involved in acceptance and commissioning of equipment, gathering of dosimetry data, as well as external beam and brachytherapy treatment planning; d.) be responsible for the precise and accurate delivery of radiation treatment plans and for the safety of patients and treatment staff. Residency Program: The department supports a CAMPEP-accredited Medical Physics Residency Program and, as such, mentoring of residents is expected. The level of fixed term faculty appointment to the Department of Radiation Oncology, UNC School of Medicine will be commensurate with research experience and publication record.
Education Requirements: The successful candidate for this position must have the following qualifications: (1) an MS or PhD in Medical Physics; (2) be ABR/ABMP board certified or board eligible in radiation oncology physics, and (3) have graduated from a CAMPEP-accredited residency and top-tier CAMPEP-accredited graduate program in Medical Physics.
Qualification and Experience: Experience with cancer patients is desirable, but not required.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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