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adjunct/Associate Professor - Division of Medical Physics

University of Utah, Department of Radiation Oncology

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Published:
October 17, 2018
Job location:
Salt Lake City, Utah

income:
Negotiable
Type:
Full Time - practiced
Discipline:
Allied Health
Required suitable education
Doctorate

 

The University of Utah's Department of Radiation Oncology seeks a dynamic individual to join a strong team environment in the Division of Medical Physics. The prosperous applicant will join an existing team of 9 medical physicists, 7 certified medical dosimetrists, 2 medical physics residents and 1 physicist adjunct.
Commensurate with practice and skill set, appointment at the adjunct or Associate Professor rank on either a Clinical or Tenure Line Track in the School of Medicine is anticipated.
Employer Info:
Located in beautiful Salt Lake City, and set against the backdrop of the snow covered Wasatch mountains within minutes of 7 world class ski resorts, the department has a tradition of academic and clinical excellence. The Department of Radiation Oncology occupies a spacious 30,000 square feet on the ground floor of the beautiful Huntsman Cancer Hospital. The Huntsman Cancer Institute is an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a member of the prestigious NCCN network of cancer centers.
tasks:
The prosperous faculty candidate will possess strong clinical expertise along with research and teaching interests. Clinical tasks will entail the customary support and QA responsibilities of a clinical medical physicist. These responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, multiple aspects of clinical support and QA related to linear accelerator calibration, stereotactic and image guidance process QA and brachytherapy (LDR and HDR) support. Our expectation is that the candidate will be a valuable member of our research team and will begin to participate immediately in academic projects. Information technology is also expected that the candidate will be a valuable member of our teaching team and will share in responsibilities related to our physician residency program and our CAMPEP accredited medical physics residency program.
Appropriate qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a PhD degree in Medical Physics with Board Certification in Therapy Medical Physics from the American Board of Radiology or will be Board eligible.
Facilities:
Seven linear accelerators, including a new Varian Edge stereotactic machine with ExacTrac, OSMS and Calypso, along with 3 other True Beams, one with HD MLC and ExacTrac are in service. Additionally, a Siemens Artiste with in-room CT on Rails is also in operation. In addition to in-room CTOR capcapability and kV Cone beam, the department also possesses Clarity real-time transperineal ultrasound guidance, Calypso Body GPS, MV Cone beam, surface guidance via OSMS, VisionRT and Varian Identify technology. A large-bore 16 slice GE Lightspeed RT with 4D capcapability and a new Siemens 64 slice large bore Confidence with Dual energy, 4D, iMAR and Iterative reconstruction are used for simulation within the department. Active HDR brachytherapy (Elekta-Nucletron) and prostate seed implant programs are in operation. Varian Eclipse, BrainLab iPlan, and RaySearch external beam treatment planning systems are in use, along with Variseed for prostate seed implants, Nucletron Oncentra for HDR and IMPAC Record & Verify / ViewStation. Very active IMRT, IMRS/stereotactic and SBRT programs are in place.
Additionally, the University of Utah is home to the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute (SCII) and the Department of Radiation Oncology shares active research ties with the institute in the areas of deformable image registration for 4D imaging and dose calculation.
Each candidate MUST submit an electronic application through the University of Utah Human Resource Department portal: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/84061
In ADDITION, Candidates could email a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae to:
Bill Salter, PhD, Professor and Chief- Division of Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology c/o Alisha Edison-Hair (alisha.edison-hair@hci.utah.edu)
The University values candidates who have practice working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and demonstrate commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership abilities, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountcapability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

Appropriate qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a PhD degree in Medical Physics with Board Certification in Therapy Medical Physics from the American Board of Radiology or will be Board eligible.
Each candidate MUST submit an electronic application through the University of Utah Human Resource Department portal: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/84061

Internal Number: PRN02123F

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About University of Utah, Department of Radiation Oncology
The Radiation Oncology Department occupies a spacious 30,000 square feet on the ground floor of the beautiful Huntsman Cancer Hospital, located on the grounds of the University of Utah. Information technology is set against a backdrop of the majestic Wasatch Mountains within minutes of 7 world class ski resorts. The Department consists of 10 attending Radiation Oncologists working in conjunction with 10 Medical Physicists, 7 Certified Medical Dosimetrists, 2 Physicist adjuncts, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 7 Medical Residents, and 2 Medical Physicist Residents. Health insurance, education, wellness, retirement, and other benefits are very competitive.

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Job Location:  Salt Lake City, Utah
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Company: University of Utah, Department of Radiation Oncology
Contact Email: alisha.edison-hair@hci.utah.edu


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