The Department of Radiation Safety is seeking a Medical Physicist.
This position is responsible for providing radiation physics support of radiographic, fluoroscopic, CT, mammographic, MRI, nuclear medicine and PET imaging modalities at the affiliated University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Hospitals.
Responsibilities will include quality assurance and acceptance testing of imaging equipment, optimization of imaging protocols, routine compliance testing, support of ACR accreditation, radiation safety, and shielding design. This position will also involve medical health physics activities in Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Oncology to include radiation safety and regulatory compliance audits and supporting extensive radiopharmaceutical therapy program.
Internal Number: 155477
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
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Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.