Full-time Medical Physicist position is immediately available at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Erie, PA. This person will join the chief physicist and two dosimetrists in the progressive, technologically advanced Cancer Center. Successful candidate is expected to function independently and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Primary responsibilities for this position include quality assurance testing and dosimetry calibration of radiation therapy equipment, dosimetry and clinical implementation of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS, SBRT), and various types of brachytherapy procedures. Active participation in clinical and developmental research projects is encouraged.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Erie, PA is large free standing, multi-disciplinary community Cancer Center and is a part of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center network, which is a leading organization in conducting academic research and clinical implementation of state of the art technologies in radiation therapy. This is an outstanding opportunity to participate in the practical application of clinical advancements in the field of medical physics. Technologies which are currently in use at the center include:
- 2 Linear accelerators (Varian Trilogy and Edge linacs); EPID, OBI/CBCT imaging, RapidArc and respiratory gating;
- high and low dose rate brachytherapy;
- GE Discovery PET/CT scanner;
- Treatment planning and Record and Verify systems: Varian Eclipse and Mosaiq RV.
Required –M.S. or Ph.D. Degree in Physics or Medical Physics; ABR/ABMP Certification in Therapeutic Radiological Physics or Therapeutic Radiology and at least three years of clinical experience are preferred.
Internal Number: 766772
About UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Erie
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center has twenty-eight facilities in Pennsylvania and New York State, one Cancer Center in Ireland and two Cancer Centers in Italy. Efforts have been underway to expand UPMC's international presence to other countries. This present position comes with the faculty appointment level and salary commensurate with the candidate's qualification and experience. UPMC Hillman Cancer Center offers a competitive salary and benefit package and is an equal opportunity employer.
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