Academic/Clinical Medical Physicist University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04972 Recruitment Period Open September 10th, 2019 through Thursday, 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.
The successful candidate must be board certified by the ABR or ABMP and will have demonstrated academic and clinical track record. 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. Academic rank, track, and salary will be commensurate on experience and career goals.
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 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.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Medical Physics, Physics or equivalent, 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.
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.
Confidential inquiries related to this position and/or search may be directed to:
Nzhde Agazaryan, PhD - Chair, Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Search Committee Daniel Low, PhD - Vice Chair of Medical Physics, UCLA Radiation Oncology Address: C/O Kathy Rose, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste. B265, Los Angeles, CA 900956951 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: (310) 2673171
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
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.