Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Physics or MD with Board Certification in Therapeutic Radiology Physics, New York State license (or eligible) in Therapeutic Radiological Medical Physics; three years experience as a qualified medical physicist, Experience and training in Proton Radiation Therapy preferred; must possess a strong research background; a history of funded research is preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Assist the Director of the Proton Research Center with establishing a collaborative research program focused on proton science; Develop an independently funded research program; Pursue and develop clinical trials to explore new potential opportunities of proton therapy; Keep abreast of recent research of new techniques, treatment methods and technology as it relates to proton science; Assist in developing a plan for clinical operations for the planned proton therapy center with specific responsibilities to be defined at a later date.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.