Academic/Clinical Medical Physicist University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04889 Recruitment Period Open August 15th, 2019 through Tuesday, Oct 10, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology is recruiting a highly motivated individual for an academic medical physicist position. This candidate will provide on-going clinical physics support and quality assurance for treatment planning, IMRT, IGRT, machine commissioning, maintenance and QA, and other general clinical physics tasks. The candidate will develop an academic medical physics program that can include the development or implementation of new radiation oncology techniques, with the expectation of publication of results in peer-reviewed manuscripts and presentation at national and international conferences. The candidate will support teaching and supervision of medical physics residents within the CAMPEP-accredited UCLA Radiation Oncology therapeutic medical physics residency program and pre-doctoral candidates within the CAMPEP-accredited UCLA Physics and Biology in Medicine Ph.D. Graduate Program.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Medical Physics, Physics or equivalent, have ABR or ABMP certification in radiation therapy physics and participation in MOC. To qualify for Associate or Full Professor level position, a significant academic track record in the field is required. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate on experience and career goals.
The Department of Radiation Oncology has two sites, one equipped with three conventional linear accelerators (Varian TrueBeam, Novalis Tx, and TomoTherapy HD) and the ViewRay MRI-guided IMRT linear-accelerator-based system, and a satellite equipped with a Varian TrueBeam and Varian STx accelerators. The main site is installing Siemens Drive and Siemens AERA 1.5T CT and MR simulators, respectively. We also have an active Brachytherapy program that employs the BrainLab Aero portable CT scanner. Treatment Planning systems include Eclipse, iPlan, TomoTherapy, and ViewRay supported with the MiMvista PACs and ARIA record and verify.
UCLA Health is the #1 rated Hospital in Los Angeles and #7 in the nation per U.S. News and World Report. The Department of Radiation Oncology offers innovative radiation treatment options across all service lines. Our unique clinical department is recognized nationally for cutting-edge research and technology in the treatment of all types of malignancies. Our innovative approach in the treatment of various malignancies is a complement to our medical physics and radiation biology divisions.
The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
All inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to:
Nzhde Agazaryan, PhD Chair, Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Search Committee Address: C/O Kathy Rose, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste. B265, Los Angeles, CA 90095?6951 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: (310) 267?3171
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction