Applicants are invited to apply for a Medical Physicist position in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Duke University Medical Center. The position is primarily to provide all aspects of clinical physics supports for the radiation therapy facility at Duke and/or any of our other affiliates associated to Duke University Medical Center.
The Department of Radiation Oncology treats over 1800 patients at Duke University Medical Center and also provides professional and technical coverage for eight affiliated facilities. Equipment at Duke Hospital includes 8 modern Clinac accelerators, including 4 TrueBeam machines, all with OBI/CBCT for IGRT and gated treatment, 1 conventional simulator with CBCT capability in a brachytherapy suite, 2 large-bore CT simulators, 1 PET/CT, 1 MR unit, 2 HDR units, networked ARIA information system and Eclipse treatment planning systems across the system. Special procedures include SRS, SBRT, IMRT/IGRT, prostate seeded implant, HDR, IORT, and TBI/TSI. In addition to clinical coverage, the division of radiation physics also provides physics teaching for graduate students in medical physics, both medical physics and radiation oncology residents, and medical students from Duke medical school. Active research programs mainly involve IMRT/IGRT, 3 D dosimetry, oncologic and biological imaging, modeling of radiation damage for normal tissues and of tumor control using radiation, advanced MR imaging, stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiotherapy, and image-guided brachytherapy.
The Medical Physicist position will be involved in a full range of physics activities in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Preference will be given to the individual who has extensive clinical and/or teaching/research experience. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to develop his/her professional career at Duke University Medical Center.
Duke University Medical Center offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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