MEDICAL PHYSICIST

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



MEDICAL PHYSICIST
Radiation Physics

Occupational Summary

Applicants are invited to apply for medical physicist positions 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 University Hospital includes 8 modern accelerators, including 4TrueBeam machines, 7 of them with OBI/CBCT for IGRT and gated treatment, 1 conventional simulator in abrachy therapy suite, 2large-bore CT simulator, 1 PET/CT, 1 3T MR unit, 2 HDR units, networked ARIA information system, and Eclipse treatment planning systems across the system. Special procedures include SRS, SBRT,IMRT/IGRT, HDR, IORT, and TBI/TSI. In addition to clinical coverage, the division of radiation physics also provides academic supports for graduate students in medical physics both at Duke University and Duke Kunshan University, teaching for radiation oncology residents and medical students from Duke University School of Medicine. Active research programs mainly involveI MRT/IGRT optimization, 3D dosimetry, oncologic and biological imaging, radiomics and big data analytics, advanced MR imaging, stereotactic radiosurgery, and stereotactic body radiotherapy. 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 individual who has extensive clinical and/or teaching/research experience. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to develop his/her professional career at Duke University Medical Center

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION/TRAINING:

Work requires the background in medical physics normally acquired through a Medical Physics Graduate Program or equivalent education inmedical physics. EXPERIENCE: Work generally requires formal clinical medical physics training in therapy physics with ABR certification or qualification for certification in therapy physics. More than two yearsof clinical experience and ABR certification is preferred.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for a position with Duke University or Duke University HealthSystem, applications / CVsmust be submitted through this online process:http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/apply/external.php.

In addition, please send a copy of your CV and references to:

CONTACT: Fang-Fang Yin, PhDProfessor and Director of Radiation Physics
Department of Radiation Oncology Duke University Medical Center,
Box 3295Durham, North Carolina 27710
Phone: (919) 660-2180FAX: (919) 681-7183
E-mail: fangfang.yin@duke.edu colleen.tuohy@duke.edu

Requisition Number
401382640

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, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, 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 robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
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

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97590BR

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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