The Department of Radiology in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio is currently recruiting for an Assistant Professor in Diagnostic Medical Physics (Imaging Physics). The UT Health San Antonio is located in beautiful San Antonio and sits on the edge of the amazing Hill Country.
The successful candidate should posses a current Texas Medical Physicist license and hold a doctoral degree in physics, radiological physics, medical physics or related specialty. Must have a strong clinical and research background and certification by ABR in Diagnostic Medical Physics.
The preferred qualification is to be certified by the ABR in Nuclear Medical Physics or Certified by ABSNM in Nuclear Medical Physics. MQSA credentials in performance of digital mammography surveys.
Minimum experience is two years of professional experience in equipment testing. Completion of a two year CAMPEP accredited residency or DMP program can be substituted for the experience.
Duties will include (but not limited to)
1.Assure high quality operation of radiographic, fluoroscopic, mammography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance scanners, x-ray computed tomography and nuclear medicine including hybrid imaging modalities (PET/CT and SPECT/CT). Support other radiographic modalities as needed.
2.Respond to calls for assistance on diagnostic imaging equipment, providing assistance with operation technical support as appropriate.
3.Schedule, monitor, and perform quality control tests on diagnostic imaging equipment including acquisition, display, and storage devices (workstations, digital acquisition devices, modalities interface devices, laser cameras, etc.). Interpret results, maintain records and prepare regulatory reports for accreditation and regulatory bodies.
4.Coordinate activities with other physicists and informatics engineers to assure compliance with institutional standards. Instruct QC staff and engineers in appropriate test methodology for display devices and film printers.
5.Assist in planning of new construction or remodeling and installing of new or relocated diagnostic imaging equipment. Prepare performance specifications, perform acceptance testing, and design and test radiation shielding. Assist in designing room layout.
UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.
Required: Texas Medical Physicist license, doctoral degree in physics, radiological physics, medical physics or related specialty,certification by ABR in Diagnostic Medical Physics.
Preferred qualification: Certified by the ABR in Nuclear Medical Physics or Certified by ABSNM in Nuclear Medical Physics. MQSA credentials in performance of digital mammography surveys.
The UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine supports University Hospital and various affiliated facilities in the surrounding area. We make lives better with life-saving research, exceptional patient care, and advance academics in health care. We are committed to cultivating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce at The Health Science Center. We strongly believe our employees are our most valuable asset.
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