VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM
The Department of Radiation Oncology at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System has an immediate opening for a Therapeutic Medical Physicists (TMP). We are seeking an academically orientated Ph.D. level faculty TMP with clinical, research, and educational responsibilities. The position requires clinical physics experience in the state-of-the-art external beam and brachytherapy programs. The ideal candidate should have strong technical and communication skills.
Successful candidate for this position must have a Ph.D. degree in physics, engineering, medical physics, or related physical science; ABR (or ABMP) board certified or clinical training under a CAMPEP accredited residency program; demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. Personal skills such as initiative, problem-solving, and teamwork are required. Participation in our physician and clinical physics residency and M.S./Ph.D. graduate programs is required. Diverse experience with medical imaging, computer programming, involvement in leading clinical trial and/or software development is preferred but not mandatory.
The Medical Physics Division is staffed with 18 faculty/staff physicists, 13 dosimetrists, two engineers, and four research or clinical trainees. The Department of Radiation Oncology at VCU provides a full range of clinical services at the VCU Medical Center and its six affiliate facilities. Services provided include 3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT, image-guided brachytherapy and hyperthermia. VCU’s clinics are equipped with the state-of-the-art imaging, planning and delivery equipment. Radiation Oncology, in collaboration with the Departments of Radiology and Physics, operates an active Medical Physics graduate program.
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