The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida, is seeking to fill a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Member rank. Faculty Medical Physicists have the predominant responsibility of advancing the academic vision and mission of the Moffitt Cancer Center and the Department of Radiation Oncology by excelling in clinical service, educational activities and innovative research. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and scholarly achievements. The Moffitt Cancer Center is affiliated with the University of South Florida. Primary and secondary University appointments are available, as applicable.
Preferred experience and requirements: three (Assistant) or five (Associate) years of post-graduate training/working as a Therapeutic Medical Physicist in Radiation Oncology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics, engineering, medical physics, mathematics or closely related science, and must be eligible (Assistant) or certified (Assistant or Associate) by the American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics. Individual should have experience with advanced radiotherapy technology such as VMAT, IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT, HDR, tumor motion management, and state of the art quality assurance instrumentation and methods. Experience with an MR-Linac system and/or Magnetic Resonance Imaging physics is desirable. Applicants must show evidence of a firm commitment to developing an outstanding academic career as a clinician, educator and researcher. Research experience must be evident by a record of peer-reviewed publications. A record of extramural research funding is highly desirable. Active participation in the USF-MCC (CAMPEP accredited) Medical Physics Ph.D. program will be required. Experience in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting is preferred. Applicants must be able to work effectively and collegially with the entire medical staff (physicians, physicists, dosimetrists, therapists, nurses, etc.).
Currently, the department has three Trilogy, three TrueBeam, two Helical Tomotherapy and one MIRidian accelerators. Most EBRT plans are performed in the Pinnacle treatment planning system integrated with MOSAIQ. One TrueBeam is equipped with Brainlab Elements and HD MLC for SRS. The department also has three CT-simulators, a PET-CT simulator, an MR-simulator and an HDR afterloader. The department’s current expansion includes the addition of a satellite with two linacs a new treatment planning system. Department faculty actively participate in local and national clinical trials.
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute (Moffitt.org), located on the campus of the University of South Florida, is a progressive fast-growing organization, ranked in the top 10 cancer hospitals nationally by US News and World Report, and Florida's only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Moffitt Cancer Center
People come from all over the world to seek treatment at Moffitt Cancer Center because of the talented physicians, researchers and their support staff, as well as state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Because our mission is clear – to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer – we devote all of our resources to meeting those lofty goals, and consistently attract the best and brightest minds in medicine today.
Since Moffitt welcomed its first patient in 1986, our physicians, researchers and staff have established a tradition of excellence and an unwavering quest to unlock the mysteries of cancer and its treatment. Our future as a world-class institution relies on this tradition. As one of 47 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Care Centers in the country, we can tap into this elite network of medical minds, which carries everyone’s momentum forward in the search for a cure.
Additionally, Moffitt embraces diversity in the workplace. It is an essential component to our mission that we value, support and celebrate everyone’s uniqueness.
Our cancer physicians, nurses, scientists, and staff bring a passion to their jobs each day, and believe that by working togeth...er, we can overcome this disease. We never give up and never stop believing that what we are doing matters – to our patients, their families, and to the world waiting for a cure.
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