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Assistant Professor of Clinical - Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics

Employer
University of Miami
Location
North Miami, FL

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Job Summary (Purpose and Function):

The physics division is currently covering five radiation therapy venues: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) Main, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) West, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) at Deerfield Beach, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) at Coral Gables and Jackson Memorial Hospital (JMH). The division currently consists of fourteen medical physicists and eight dosimetrists who carry out clinical, research and resident teaching duties.

Provide all aspects of medical physics support to the operation of radiation therapy including commissioning and continuous quality assurance of external beam radiotherapy machines such as linear accelerators, special physics consultation as requested by radiation oncologists, participate and assist in the preparation of radiation treatment including image acquisitions, treatment planning, evaluation and verification of treatment plans, supervise the treatment delivery as necessary for conventional treatment, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), Total Body Irradiation (TBI), Total Skin Electron Therapy (TSET), MR-Guided Radiation Therapy (ViewRay) and stereotactic radiosurgery/therapy such as SRS and SBRT, perform weekly continuing physics chart check, perform all physics related tasks and QA procedures for high dose-rate (HDR) and low dose-rate (LDR) brachytherapy, supervise and collaborate with dosimetrists on all aspects dosimetric procedures, liaison with all relevant entities in the department to facilitate the process of radiation treatment delivery. Participate in the resident and medical physics graduate program teaching program including didactic lecturing and hands-on instructions as appropriate for academic level. Participate in the academic activities including graduate teaching, post-graduate mentoring and research activities as appropriate and directed by Chief of Medical Physics.

Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):

PhD Degree in medical physics, engineering or related field with at least 2 years clinical experience and ABR (or equivalent) certified or eligible.

Current Employees:

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Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Faculty-UMMG

Organization

The University of Miami is one of America's top research universities located in one of the most dynamic and multicultural cities in the world.

A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System (“UHealth”) have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation’s top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation. The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service

The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit welcome.miami.edu/about-um to learn more about our points of pride.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019. With more than $413 million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually, the University of Miami is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). Only 3 percent of four-year institutions in the nation are invited to join the AAU, which recognizes breadth and quality of research and scholarship. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.

The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.

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With more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

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