Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Clinician-Educator Track for Medical Physics

Job description

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the non-tenure clinician-educator track. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of Radiation Oncology with a focus on Medical Physics. Responsibilities include supporting a full range of clinical physics activities at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Experience in image processing, image segmentation, machine learning or automation is strongly preferred. This position actively and independently contributes to department research and the teaching and training of radiation oncology residents and medical physicist trainees. ABR board eligibility in therapeutic radiological physics is required and ABR board certification is preferred.  Recent graduates of medical physics residencies are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in education and research.


The Radiation Oncology clinic, located in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, includes five Varian linacs (3 Truebeams, 2 Halcyons), a Varian HDR unit installed alongside a Varian Acuity Simulator, two Siemens dual energy CT simulators, a Siemens wide bore MRI unit and a Philips wide bore PET/CT unit. We provide a full range of radiation oncology services (IMRT, brachytherapy, TBI, SRS and SBRT) and have an active development program in all aspects of radiotherapy physics. We are also active in photodynamic therapy research. The Roberts Proton Therapy Center opened in the fall of 2009 and is integrated with the photon therapy clinic. It houses the largest proton therapy facility in the USA, comprising four gantry treatment rooms, one fixed beam room and a dedicated research room. This facility has been upgraded to the latest pencil beam scanning, intensity modulated proton therapy and CBCT in the gantry rooms. The University of Pennsylvania, Radiation Oncology Department also supports increasing number of Penn network facilities that include GammaKnife and CyberKnife treatments.


We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.


The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.


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Posted: 12/13/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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