The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the Chief of Medical Physics in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. This position is located in the coastal town of Astoria, Oregon at the newly built Columbia Memorial Hospital CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Care Center.
The Department of Radiation Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University is seeking a board-certified medical physicist for a faculty position, this appointee will join our team of currently 9 physicists and 6 dosimetrists. The physicist will play a significant role in management and performance of clinical physics duties. In addition, the candidate is expected to contribute to the department’s research and educational programs.
The duties of this position include:
Under the general supervision of the Chief of Medical Physics, the appointee will provide technical expertise in the areas of patient treatment planning, therapy machine/radioactive sources calibration, radiation safety, and new technology research and implementation. The appointee will work in a coordinated effort with the physics team to develop the clinical, educational, and research objectives of the department. The appointee must have a strong clinical background as well as strong interest in having a career in academic radiation oncology. Educational responsibilities will include developing and teaching medical and physics residents, graduate and undergraduate courses along with supervising MS and PhD students’ research and dissertations.
Facility and Equipment:
The newly built CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Care Center is equipped with a newly installed 16- slice Phillips simulator with 4DCT (four-dimensional computed tomography) capability, Elekta Versa HD with Hexapod, Monaco and Pinnacle treatment planning systems and Mosaiq record and verify. Treatment modalities include 3D-CRT, IMRT, IGRT and VMAT. SBRT and HDR are under consideration.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
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