DIVISION CHIEF, MEDICAL PHYSICS - RADIATION ONCOLOGY
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Type: Career Positions
Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology
The Duke University Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a clinically and academically oriented, Board Certified Division Chief, at the Associate or Professor level, to lead the clinical, research, and education missions of the Medical Physics division. We seek a highly motivated individual, with a commitment to quality of care and education, to develop her/his professional career with Duke University Radiation Oncology.
The Division Chief, Medical Physics is a vital member of the Department of Radiation Oncology leadership and will utilize their abilities to recruit, train, and retain high caliber medical physicist faculty and staff to support the clinical, educational and research missions of the Department. This position also oversees a fully accredited two-year training program for medical physics residents and a strategic partnership with the Duke Medical Physics Graduate Program.
We offer a wide range of radiation treatment options using state-of-the-art cancer treatment technologies including conformal external beam precision radiation therapy and brachytherapy. We are also equipped with modern linear accelerators including TrueBeam machines – all with onboard kV/MV radiograph/CBCT for IGRT and gated treatment, photon and electron capabilities, large-bore CT simulators, PET/CT, MR unit, HDR units, ARIA information system, and Eclipse planning system. Special procedures include SRS, SBRT, IMRT/IGRT, LDR/HDR, IORT, and TBI/TSI.
The division of medical physics also provides physics teaching for graduate students in the medical physics graduate program, both medical physics and radiation oncology residents, and medical students from the Duke Medical School. Active research programs involve IMRT/IGRT, 3-D dosimetry, oncologic and biological imaging, automatic treatment planning, radiomics and deep-learning, modeling of radiation damage for normal tissues and of tumor control using radiation, advanced MR imaging, stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiotherapy, and image-guided brachytherapy.
For more information about the Duke Department of Radiation Oncology and the Division of Medical Physics, please visit https://radonc.duke.edu/.
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Candidates must have a PhD, or equivalent doctoral degree. ABR board certification in therapeutic radiological physics is expected with proven leadership experience in the clinical, research, and education domains. Duke University offers a competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. This position is tenure eligible.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to:
Randy Grimes Division Administrator, Medical Physics Department of Radiation Oncology Duke University Medical Center e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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