The physics and dosimetrist team provides medical physics services to OHSU and its four off-campus sites. The main Marquam Hill campus department has four Linac vaults; one is equipped with a Tomotherapy HD unit, two are equipped with Elektas Versa HD, and a fourth has a dedicated stereotactic TrueBeam treatment unit. The Department also features an Intrabeam unit, a Mobetron device, a flexitron HDR brachytherapy system, a COMs Plaques brachytherapy program and a 16-slice Philips simulator with 4DCT capability. Treatment planning systems include Eclipse, Plaque Simulator, iPlan, TomoPlan and Monaco.
The Department of Radiation Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University is seeking a board certified medical physicist for a faculty position, this appointee will join our team of currently 11 physicists and 9 dosimetrists. The physicist will play a significant role in management and performance of clinical physics duties. In addition, the candidate is expected to contribute to the departments research and educational programs.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Radiation Physics (or in the interim, the Vice Chair of Radiation Medicine), the appointee would provide technical expertise in the areas of patient treatment planning, therapy machine/radioactive sources calibration, radiation safety, and new technology research and implementation. The appointee would be actively involved in leading the clinical, educational, and research technical objectives of the department. The appointee must have a strong clinical background as well as strong interest in having a career in academic radiation oncology. Educational responsibilities will include developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses along with supervising MS and PhD students research and dissertations.
M. Sc. or equivalent degree in medical physics, radiological physics, or related field
Completion of a residency program in clinical medical physics or two years of post-graduation experience
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team
Certification in therapeutic radiological physics by the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Medical Physics
PhD in medical physics
Experience with the technology available at OHSU (listed in the Department Overview) is very much desired
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