The Department of Radiation Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University is seeking a board-certified medical physicist for a faculty position. This physicist will join our current team of 8 physicists and 5 dosimetrists. The physicist will play a significant role in the management and performance of clinical physics duties. In addition, the candidate is expected to contribute to the department’s research and educational programs.
Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
FTE: 1.0, Full Time
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8-5, with possible evening and weekend duties
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Location: Marquam Hill (Portland, OR)
Job Type: Faculty (Unclassified)
Facility & Equipment: The physics and dosimetrist teams provide medical physics to OHSU and its four off-site campus sites. The main Marquam campus department has four Linac vaults, one is equipped with a Tomotherapy HD unit, two are equipped with Elekta Versa HDs, and a fourth has a dedicated stereotactic treatment Novalis TX unit. Additional technology includes onboard imaging, Exactrac, Active-Breathing Control (ABC) device, Calypso 4D, VisionRT, and robotic tabletops (Hexapod and BrainLab). The Department also features an Intrabeam unit, a Mobetron device, an HDR (high-dose rate) brachytherapy system a COMs Plaques program, a 16-slice Philips simulator with 4DCT (four-dimensional computed tomography) capability, and a TOF CT-PET (time-of-flight computed tomography-Positron emission tomography) scanner. Treatment modalities include 3D-CRT, IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, SRS, SBRT, LDR, HDR, TBI, TSE, and IORT. Treatment planning systems include Eclipse, Pinnacle, Plaque Simulator, BrainLab’s iPlan, TomoPlan and Elekta Monaco.
M.Sc. (PhD preferred) or equivalent degree in medical physics, radiological physics, or related field.
Completion of a residency program in clinical medical physics or two years of post-graduation experience.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team, experience with the technology available at OHSU (listed above) is very much desired.
Certification in therapeutic radiological physics by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics is required.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
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