The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time clinical therapy Medical Physics faculty position at the Assistant Professor, non-tenure track level at our main campus in Houston, Texas.
The successful candidate will join our existing team of dedicated Medical Physics faculty and will be responsible for supporting quality assurance, machine maintenance and calibration, patient treatment planning and treatment support as well as technology and workflow implementation. This position will also be expected to participate in all aspects of the teaching activities for radiation oncology residents, medical students, medical dosimetrists and radiation therapists.
Candidates for this position must have a M.S. or Ph.D. in medical physics, engineering, or related physical science. ABR certification in radiation oncology physics is required. Experience with Elekta Linear Accelerators, Monaco and RayStation treatment planning system strongly preferred. Experience with HDR brachytherapy also strongly preferred.
Facility and Equipment:
The Radiation Oncology Department is currently comprised of 3 faculty physicists, 8 radiation oncology residents, and 6 faculty radiation oncologists. The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Baylor College of Medicine provides a full range of clinical services at the Harris Health Smith Clinic location. Services provided include conformal radiotherapy, IMRT, cone-beam CT-guided radiotherapy, on-line portal imaging, stereotactic radiotherapy, and an active brachytherapy (low-dose and high-dose) program. The Department of Radiation Oncology is currently equipped with 3 Elekta Synergy linear accelerators, a large bore CT simulator with 4D capabilities, and a Varian VariSource brachytherapy afterloader unit. The department has access to clinical PET/CT and MR scanners. Treatment planning systems include Monaco and XiO from the Elekta Oncology Systems as well BrachyVision from Varian Medical. Patient specific IMRT is completed with the ArcCheck and MapCheck devices from Sun Nuclear. A variety of ion chambers as well as the Iba Blue Phantom are used for monthly and annual quality assurance. The department actively treats approximately 90 patients per day.
About Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare and community service locally and globally. They employ over 8,000 employees and they continue to be ranked by The Houston Chronicle as one of the top places to work in Houston.
We offer the opportunity to work in a challenging and stimulating environment with outstanding career opportunities and excellent benefits.
Baylor College of Medicine has made it a top priority to reward employees for their hard work and dedication. As part of this commitment, Baylor offers an integrated, competitive and comprehensive benefits package designed to recognize the needs of a diverse workforce, while providing meaningful choices to meet individual and family needs.
Baylor is invested in employee health and well-being. We received the 2016 Healthiest Employer Award by the Healthiest 100 in America and are recognized as Houston’s 2015 Healthiest Employer by the Houston Business Journal. We’ve also earned the 2016 Apex Award for Wellness and the HRO Today Employee Services and Wellness Excellence Award.
Baylor employees and their eligib...le dependents, which includes spouse/domestic partner and eligible child(ren) through age 25, enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Long Term Disability
Paid Time Off including vacation, holiday and sick pay
Backup care for children and dependents
Retirement Savings Programs (8 percent contribution)
Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Account
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