• University of Florida
  • United States
  • Nov 3, 2022

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Job Description:

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Florida has an immediate opening for a junior faculty physicist position in Gainesville, FL. The medical physicist will join a team of seven faculty physicists, two medical physics residents, eight radiation oncologists, eight radiation oncology residents, and four dosimetrists. The position is for an individual seeking a rewarding and challenging experience in academic radiation oncology physics.

The department is equipped with a Varian linac (Trilogy), five Elekta linacs (including a MR linac (Unity) and two VERSA HD), a Philips 4D CT, a dedicated Phillips Ingenia MR Sim, an intrabeam unit, an Orthovoltage unit, and a HDR unit. In addition to 3D/arc conformal radiotherapy, clinical treatments provided include intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), MR-guided HDR, intrabeam treatment, total skin electron therapy (TSET), and total body irradiation (TBI). CBCT and two surface-guided tracking systems (VisionRT and C-Rad) are used for patient setup and localization. The department has a well-established medical physcis residency program and medical physcis graduate program (both accredited by CAMPEP).

  1. Responsibilities include all aspects of clinical radiation oncology physics
  2. Participation in the medical physics graduate student teaching and medical physics residency training
  3. Clinical coverage for special treatment procedures and brachytherapy
  4. Case submission for special protocol patients
  5. Oversight for work of therapists and dosimetry
  6. Implementation of advanced technology in treatment planning and delivery

Expected Salary:

Salary Commensurate with Experience and Education

Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral degree in medical physics or related field, board certification with the American Board of Radiology in radiotherapy physics (or eligibility to take the oral exam)

Preferred Qualifications:

Sufficient training relevant to the field of clinical medical physics. knowledge of Elekta MOSAIQ, VERSA HD linac, and Philips Pinnacle or Elekta Monaco treatment planning system is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

"In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume."

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes