The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina has an immediate opening for a faculty medical physicist. We are now accepting applications from medical physicists who are either ABR certified in Therapeutic Medical Physics or will have graduated from a CAMPEP certified radiation oncology residency program and are active in the ABR certification process. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all facets of our radiation oncology physics program including clinical support, QA, research, teaching and periodic support of our outreach program.
The Radiation Oncology Department at MUSC is a dynamic and growing department. Current clinical faculty staffing at the main campus includes six radiation oncologists and seven radiation oncology physicists. In addition, we have five dosimetrists and dedicated IT support. Our department has a CAMPEP accredited radiation oncology physics residency program with two physics residents plus we have seven medical residents. Treatment equipment includes three Varian TrueBeams, one Varian 600C, one Tomotherapy, and one Gamma Knife Perfexion. We are in the process of replacing our two CT/Simulators with the newest Siemens 20 slice Confidence systems. Other equipment and software include a Nucletron HDR, ARIA, Mobius, Velocity, IBA scanning systems, and a broad variety of other physics instrumentation. Treatment planning systems utilized are Eclipse, Tomotherapy, Gamma Plan, and Nucletron Oncentra. MUSC Radiation Oncology treats approximately 1,400 patients per year.
MUSC is located on the highly desirable southeast Atlantic coast in the beautiful and historic city of Charleston. This pleasant and enjoyable area offers great beaches, fishing, boating, golf, and many other activities. It has been recognized as the #1 tourist destination in America multiple consecutive times by Conde Nast Travel Magazine and also by Travel and Leisure.
If you are looking for a progressive, dynamic department in an academic setting with an excellent southern coastal location, you should immediately investigate this opportunity at the Medical University of South Carolina. Applicants should send a curriculum vita and any pertinent details outlining clinical training and experience plus research interests to:
Kenneth N. Vanek, Ph.D., FAAPM, FACR, FACMP Director of Physics and New Technology Department of Radiation Oncology Medical University of South Carolina 169 Ashley Avenue, MSC 318 Charleston, SC 29425
The Medical University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to gender, race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status. MUSC takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. MUSC has received a 4-year NSF ADVANCE grant to promote the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in science.
Candidates should have a PhD in medical physics and be certified by ABR in Therapeutic Medical Physics or will have graduated from a CAMPEP certified radiation oncology residency program and are active in the ABR certification process. Medical Physicists with an MS degree and 3 or more years of clinical experience as an ABR certified physicist as well as experience with Varian True Beam, Eclipse and ARIA are also invited to apply. HDR experience is desirable.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience
Internal Number: 102017
About Medical University of South Carolina
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has grown from a small private medical school founded in 1824 into one of the nation’s top academic health science centers, with a 700-bed medical center (MUSC Health) and six colleges. As South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health center providing a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences, MUSC is engaged in activities statewide. Its campus is located on more than 80 acres in the city of Charleston, with an overall population of about 13,000 clinicians, faculty, staff and students. Nearly 3,000 students in six colleges (Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy) study for degrees at the baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and other professional levels. The University also provides residency training for more than 500 graduate health professionals. The teaching staff is comprised of more than 1,500 full and part-time faculty.
Total grant support for MUSC tops more than $232 million, with more than $94 million coming from federal sources through the National Institutes of Health. Of all the universities and institutions of higher learning in South Carolina, MUSC brings t...he most biomedical, extramural research funding to the state. MUSC's South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute (SCTR) focuses on changing the culture of biomedical research, facilitating sharing of resources and expertise and streamlining research-related processes to bring about large-scale, change in the clinical and translational research efforts in South Carolina.
The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers,
and computing professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), American Physical Society (APS Physics), AVS
Science and Technology, IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.