Job no: 236781-AS
SMPH/HUMAN ONCOLOGY/HUMAN ONCO
Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research,
The Radiation Oncology Physics Section at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, Department
of Human Oncology, is seeking a faculty medical physicist with
strong clinical skills to engage in radiation oncology physics
activities. The successful candidate will participate in high-level
clinical development and application of radiation oncology imaging,
treatment planning, and delivery systems to further the advancement
of treatment options and patient care. The Radiation Oncology
Physics section currently employs 17 physicists and four physics
residents, providing full clinical physics services to three
locations with expansions to two additional locations
The position will focus primarily on practicing clinical radiation
oncology physics services provided at the UW Health Cancer Centers,
including coverage in the department's outreach clinics which are
physically separate from the University Hospital as necessary.
Additional responsibilities, based on the candidate's interests and
accomplishments, will include clinical research and development in
alignment with the programmatic goals of the department, as well as
teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.
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commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a
valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we
strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and
promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
A Master's degree in Medical Physics or in a related field is
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Experience performing quality assurance of and clinical support for
conventional linear accelerator systems, brachytherapy with HDR
remote after-loaders and unsealed sources, radiation dosimetry
measurement equipment, radiotherapy treatment planning systems,
advanced computed tomography imaging, magnetic resonance imaging,
and experimental data acquisition and analysis is desirable.
Proficiency with a broad range of clinical software systems is
required, as are excellent written and verbal communication
License or Certificate:
Candidates must be certified in Therapeutic/Radiation Oncology
Medical Physics by the American Board of Radiology, the American
Board of Medical Physics, or the Canadian College of Medical
Physics, or must be Board eligible. Board eligible candidates must
achieve board certification within three years of hire.
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with Position
Vacancy (Job #) 233098; please note that only one vacancy exists.
Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Medicine
and Public Health to consider candidates with both PhD credentials
and Master's degree credentials for this position.
A533300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/HUMAN ONCOLOGY/HUMAN ONCO
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
ANNUAL (12 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to
be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please
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statement/cover letter, along with providing three references
during the application process.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 12, 2021,
however positions will remain open and applications may be
considered until the position is filled.
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diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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