Summary Description: MEDICAL PHYSICIST (Faculty): The Department of Radiation Oncology at the New York Presbyterian Hospital is seeking a full-time faculty physicist to work at Columbia University Medical Center. The Department offers a full range of treatment modalities including 3DCRT, IMRT/VMAT, IGRT, Gamma Knife, SRS/SBRT, TBI/TSE, IORT, IVBT, HDR, prostate seed implants, and eye plaque brachytherapy. The physics group currently has seven physicists and four dosimetrists. The primary responsibility of this position will include medical physics coverage associated with radiation oncology services under the guidance of the Director of Medical Physics. Some teaching and research responsibilities are anticipated. Duties also include maintenance of the QA programs and performance of special procedures. The successful candidate should have demonstrated clinical and research skills in medical physics with a track record of research publication, and is expected to function independently with excellent oral and written communication skills. The department also has a CAMPEP accredited Medical Physics Residency program with two resident slots. The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Medical Physics or a related field. Board certification in Therapeutic Radiological Physics by the ABR is required for appointment and a New York State Medical Physicist?Therapeutic Radiological license is required by hire date.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. degree Physics (medical physics-related)Board certification in radiation therapy physics by the ABR.
Preferred Qualifications: Licensure by NYS as a Medical Physicist
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Internal Number: 334_65249
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