Photon Faculty Medical Physicist in Radiation Oncology
Location: Rochester, Minnesota
Type: Career Positions
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology
Therapeutic Radiology (TR)
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is currently recruiting two board certified photon faculty medical physicists for the Division of Medical Physics within the Department of Radiation Oncology.
We are seeking applicants with a track record that demonstrates academic and clinical productivity, including clinical practice and project participation, collaboration, and leadership, as well as research productivity and commitment to educational service. A proven track record of successfully leading groups or projects is highly desirable. Preference will be given to those candidates who have interests and qualifications consistent with key clinical, research and innovation initiatives including photon adaptive treatment planning and delivery as well as MR simulation and advanced MR applications in radiotherapy. Successful candidates will have responsibility for and participate in all aspects of clinical coverage and QA for photon therapy procedures. The candidate will also be expected to participate in educational activities and consistently publish peer reviewed research.
Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. and board certification; board eligible Ph.D. graduates from a CAMPEP accredited residency program with experience in photon adaptive radiotherapy or MR applications in radiotherapy will also be considered.
Facility and Equipment:
The Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Division currently has 19 faculty medical physicists, 28 staff clinical medical physicists, 7 residents/fellows, 4 medical physicist assistants, along with several engineers and IT support. The Division is a seasoned and cohesive team responsible for all aspects of therapy medical physics in support of clinical practice, education and research in radiation oncology in Rochester and at 5 satellite facilities. The Medical Physics Division is noted for research in image guided radiation therapy, clinical application of advanced imaging modalities, radiomics, quality and safety, treatment delivery dosimetry and verification, development of novel treatment technologies, advances in brachytherapy, Monte Carlo techniques, particle therapy treatment planning and beam delivery, radiobiology and outcomes-informatics.
Equipment in our Department includes 11 Varian Truebeam and 4 Varian EX/iX linacs with a Varian Ethos system to be added next year, a Gamma Knife ICON, GE and Siemens CT simulators with wide bore and 4D capability, a 3T MRI, VariSource and Bravos HDR afterloaders, Varian Brachyvision for HDR planning, Variseed for LDR planning, XStrahl Orthovoltage, Eclipse, ARIA and a full complement of dosimetry and detector systems for photon, proton and brachytherapy. Photon treatment procedures include all conventional radiation therapy modalities plus special procedures that include IORT, TBI, TSET, HDR, SRS, SBRT, SFRT, BH, Orthovoltage and LDR, treating over 4000 patients per year. A proton center with a Hitachi synchrotron-based treatment system treats over 1200 patients per year in a facility adjacent to our photon radiation oncology department, and a 2-gantry proton expansion project with a second accelerator is underway.
Mayo Clinic is an integrated, multidisciplinary academic medical center and supports a vibrant and diverse research enterprise. We lead or contribute to national efforts in basic, translational, clinical, and population sciences that span across three group practices and research sites. Radiation Oncology has a rich tradition of collaborating with other Mayo Clinic departments, health and data scientists, biomedical engineering programs, and animal and cell laboratories. Mayo Clinic strives to remain a world leader for advanced quantitative approaches and novel insights from the diverse landscape of health care technology and data. Resources to support research and innovation include a clinical data warehouse containing over twenty years of EHR data for 10 million patients, a vibrant radiology practice with state-of-the-art imaging modalities, and reference labs including pathology, genomic data, and drug discovery pipelines. Advanced GPU and CPU based computational infrastructure exists for research, development, and clinical applications.
Join the authority in medicine and partner with the nation’s best hospital (U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022), ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. At Mayo Clinic, we believe there is a better path to healing that humanizes the practice of health care and inspires hope in the people who need it most. You will be part of an amazing diverse team committed to solving the most serious and complex medical challenges – one patient at a time.
Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.
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