The University of Virginia invites applications for a Medical Physicist 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. Our clinic features Varian linacs and brachytherapy, Tomotherapy, and is installing a Viewray MR Linac. Rank for this tenure ineligible position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Doctoral faculty members are expected to participate in the departmental teaching as well as initiate and participate in advanced development projects which blend with other division activities.
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. 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: M.S. degree or Ph.D. degree, completed prior to hire, in Medical Physics, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering.
Certification: 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 or clinical medical physics residency experience in radiation oncology is required. The ability to work in a team environment, leadership qualities, and problem-solving skills are highly valued.
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance.
The position will remain open until filled.
TO APPLY: Please apply through Workday at the following URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs , and search for requisition #R0014837. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. The successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.
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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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