Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, has a faculty physicist opening (rank commensurate with experience) at our main campus. The selected candidate will join a group consisting of 11 Medical Physicists who have clinical responsibilities in brachytherapy, SRS/SBRT, TBI, and quality assurance. The ideal candidate will be Board Certified (or Board Eligible) with a strong clinical background in Radiation Oncology Physics. We are seeking an individual who has good communication skills, the ability to problem solve, and those who enjoy working independently, as well as being part of a team. Participation in the teaching of physics and medical residents, along with the development of an independent research program, is expected. There will be opportunities to teach in our graduate program in Medical Physics, which is expected to open in Fall 2020.
The Department of Radiation Oncology is a network consisting of the Loyola Outpatient Center, and three satellites throughout Chicagoland. Within this network are a variety of state-of-the-art equipment including the Varian Edge, five TrueBeams, two Clinacs and the ViewRay linear accelerator. A GammaMed High Dose Rate Brachytherapy unit is housed at the main center. Treatment planning is performed using Varian Eclipse and BrachyVision. Aria software is used for the information management system within a paperless environment. The Department also has an active IORT program using the Zeiss system.
Loyola University Medical Center is located just west of Chicago, and is easily accessible to all the amenities that a large city has to offer, including multiple professional sports teams (football, baseball, basketball, hockey), cultural activities (art museum, museum of natural history, science museum), and diverse ethnic neighborhoods with a variety of fine dining experiences. Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. We have a strong commitment to ensuring diversity among our faculty.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to John C. Roeske, PhD, FAAPM, Professor and Chief of Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
Internal Number: 09171954
About Loyola University Medical Center
Loyola Medicine is a regional, academic health system based in Chicago’s western suburbs and a member of Trinity Health, one of nation’s largest Catholic health systems. Our system includes Loyola University Medical Center, a nationally ranked academic medical center with 547 licensed beds in Maywood; Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, a 254-bed community hospital in Melrose Park; MacNeal Hospital, a 374-bed community hospital in Berwyn; Loyola Medical Group, a team of primary care and specialty care physicians at over 15 Chicago-area locations; and a large ambulatory network of clinics throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties offering primary and specialty care. Loyola trains the next generation of caregivers through teaching programs for more than 520 residents and 2,400 students, allied health professionals, paramedics and chaplains each year.
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