Faculty Position, Radiotherapy Physics Service, Department of Medical Physics
Memorial Sloan Kettering
August 28, 2018
New York, New York
Therapeutic Radiology (TR)
Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has an opening within the Radiotherapy Physics Service of the Department of Medical Physics at the Assistant or Associate Attending level (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor). We are seeking an individual with a strong clinical background and a demonstrated ability and interest in clinical research to join our Long Island physics team as the Chief Physicist at our Nassau outpatient facility. This position requires a Ph.D. degree in medical physics or a closely-related field, ABR certification, the ability to obtain a New York State Medical Physics license and a minimum of five years of clinical experience in IMRT, VMAT, IGRT, motion management, and SRS/SBRT. The Chief Physicist is responsible for managing the physics group, providing overall clinical physics coverage, and conducting clinical research under the department’s guidelines. Our Nassau facility will include three Varian True-Beam accelerators and HDR brachytherapy and will be staffed with two faculty-level physicists, two senior M.S. physicists and five planners.
MSKCC has a large, cutting-edge program in all aspects of radiation oncology physics that seeks to improve the clinical effectiveness of radiation therapy in partnership with radiation oncologists, radiologists and other medical professionals. Many new programs in radiation therapy research and development are ongoing, including: the integration of MR and PET imaging into radiotherapy decision making and treatment planning, 4D imaging and motion management, the development of informatics- based and adaptive radiotherapy processes, the development and clinical use of predictive models (tumor control and normal tissue complication probability) in treatment planning, and improved treatment planning optimization algorithms (www.mskcc.org/departments/medical-physics). Resources within MSK radiation oncology and medical physics currently include twenty six linear accelerators across seven locations, MR and PET scanners for radiation oncology applications, as well as state-of-the-art inter- and intra-fractional imaging and motion management capabilities. Significant expansion is expected to continue in the next two years. We have a strong philosophy that all facilities will provide outstanding treatment quality as well as contributing to the overall mission of the center to advance the state of cancer care.
Interested individuals should send a letter and curriculum vitae to: Margie Hunt, M.S., Vice Chair of Radiotherapy Physics (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Joseph Deasy, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Medical Physics (email@example.com), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065.
About Memorial Sloan Kettering
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is a recognized world leader in clinical cancer care and research with multiple facilities in the areas surrounding New York City. Salaries are competitive and we offer ample opportunities for continuing education and development. MSKCC is an equal-opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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