The University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-ineligible Medical Physics Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to provide clinical medical physics support to the Department of Radiation Oncology and its associated facilities. Clinical responsibilities entail the full suite of routine and specialized clinical medical physics activities including external beam and brachytherapy quality assurance, treatment plan checks, chart checks, patient quality assurance, and dosimetry consults. The faculty member will be expected to participate in departmental teaching and initiate and participate in advanced development projects which blend with other division activities. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Virginia Health System has significant infrastructure and a collaborative atmosphere that will support the candidate's professional pursuits, including clinical care, research, education, quality improvement, simulation and administration. We offer a highly competitive compensation package including exceptional benefits. The University of Virginia Health System has been U.S News & World Report's No. 1 ranked hospital in Virginia for four years in a row, is a tertiary referral center for the region, and is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, which boasts abundant recreational activities and easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's capital.
Education: Ph.D. degree, completed by time of hire, in Medical Physics, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering
Certification: Qualified candidates must be board certified or board eligible (minimum part 1 completed) in Medical Physics by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) or American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP).
Experience: Prior clinical medical physics experience is required. The ability to work in a team environment, leadership qualities, and problem-solving skills are highly valued.
Review of applications will begin on December 16 , 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized UVA both as one of the nation's top universities and cancer centers. As a "National Cancer Institute Designated Cancer Center" we have more than 80 open clinical trials to test new therapies in patients. The Department's mission is to create and deliver cutting edge cancer care with an emphasis on hypofractionation.
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