Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology Dosimetry
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.
The Radiotherapy Physics Dosimetry Core is seeking a highly motivated and successful individual to join them at the Assistant or Associate level (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor). This position will support the Dosimetry Core in the development and consistency of dosimetry services across MSK with a focus on major equipment quality assurance, acceptance testing, and commissioning at our sites across New York City, New Jersey, Westchester and Long Island. In this role, you will be responsible for auditing of enterprise-wide QA activities, training of medical physics staff and residents in QA activities, and participation in research and development related to radiation dosimetry. MSK enterprise-wide radiation oncology resources includes twenty-nine linear accelerators, one MR-Linac, five HDR units, two MR simulators, ten CT simulators, and state-of-the-art inter- and intra-fractional imaging and motion management capabilities. The MSK radiation oncology physics team consists of over one hundred faculty level physicists, MS physicists, and dosimetrists.
MSK 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, treatment planning, and delivery, 4D imaging and motion management, the development and clinical use of predictive models (tumor control and normal tissue complication probability), improved treatment planning optimization algorithms, and the development of informatics- based and adaptive radiotherapy processes (www.mskcc.org/departments/medical-physics). We have a strong philosophy that all facilities will provide outstanding treatment quality as well as contributions to the overall mission of MSK to advance the state of cancer care.
The ideal candidate should have:
D. in physics, medical physics, or a related field
ABR Certification, or be ABR eligible
A strong clinical background
Academic interest in equipment quality assurance or dosimetry
Please send CV and a letter outlining your interest to:
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About Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
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