The Medical Physics Division in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University is seeking a Chief of Clinical Physics to lead the daily operation of a diverse clinical medical physics program. The successful candidate will provide leadership and management in clinical physics services, which include the quality assurance (QA/QC) program, dosimetry, stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery (LINAC or Cyberknife-based SBRT/SRS), brachytherapy; intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT), recording and verification system and clinical information technology (IT) infrastructure of the department. He/she will also update/create Physics Policies and Procedures, lead efforts in improving radiation safety and quality, update QA procedures to reflect the standard of care based on AAPM/ASTRO/ACR recommendations and participate in our CAMPEP accredited clinical physics residency program. He/she will be responsible for maintaining the department compliance with the regulations of the Hospital, State and Federal agencies with regards to the radiation physics aspects. He/she will also be involved in the mentorship of our large group clinical physics faculty members across the network. Excellent communication skills, critical thinking, and strong mentorship aptitude are essential. Candidates must be certified by the American Board of Radiology (or equivalent) and have a track record of success in leadership, strong clinical skills and clinically oriented research. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The department uses a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment over several sites, including two Accuray CyberKnife systems, 3 Varian dual-energy Linacs, 2 Trilogys, and 4 TrueBeams. We are also in the process of replacing several of our dual-energy Linacs. All accelerators are equipped with the Varian motion management systems as well as IGRT and Rapid Arc (VMAT) delivery. The department has two PET/CT simulators and a 3T MRI simulator. Treatment planning systems include the latest Accuray Multiplan and Varian Eclipse systems integrated with the ARIA patient information system. Hardware and software virtualization have allowed the construction of an exciting next generation computing platform for radiotherapy planning and ultra-fast dose calculation. The brachytherapy service utilizes a VariSource HDR iX system with BrachyVision and Vitesse real-time planning. The department also supports a 250 kV X-ray and Mobetron IntraOp electron accelerator for IORT.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their suitability for the Chief of Clinical Physics position and the names of three references to:
April Prasad Division Manager of Medical Physics Department of Radiation Oncology Stanford University firstname.lastname@example.org
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