Two training positions will be available starting July 1, 2019 in the Medical Physics Residency program. Duration of the program is two years for clinical training. Successful applicants will be recent graduates of medical physics or closely related graduate program. Both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees will be considered. The program is primarily clinical training, but includes research and educational components (based on the background, the selected candidate may be required to take courses in the Medical Physics Graduate Program). The program is CAMPEP accredited.
Facility and Equipment:
The Radiation Oncology Department includes Duke University Medical Center and several affiliated hospitals. Within the Duke main campus, there are eight linear accelerators (seven with Cone-beam CT and gating capability, three TrueBeam, one Truebeam STx and one Novalis Tx both with high-definitiion MLC for SRS/SBRT as well as Exactrac system and 6D adjustable robotic treatment table) two HDR units, three multi-slice CT Simulators with 4D capability, one 3T MRI scanner, and one large-bore PET/CT scanner. Special procedures offered include IMRT/VMAT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT, TSI, TBI, HDR brachytherapy, Intra-Op brachytherapy with HDR, low-dose rate brachytherapy and eye plaque brachytherapy.
Employer and Environment:
Duke Health is one of the premier research and teaching hospitals in the United States. It is the teaching hospital for the Duke University Medical School. It promotes a friendly and healthy (tobacco free) working environment. The Medical Physics Division within the Department of Radiation Oncology is composed of thirty-three faculty/staff Medical Physicists, more than ten Dosimetrists, two IT Analysts and four Medical Physics Residents. Faculty in the Medical Physics Division are actively involved in the Medical Physics Graduate Program, one of the largest in the nation. Additionally, several postdoctoral fellows and graduate students are involved in research/thesis/dissertation activities.
Applications must be submitted online through the AAPM Medical Physics Residency Application Program "MP-RAP" (https://www.aapm.org/MPRAP) including a CV and three reference letters. Applications must be received by December 15, 2018 in order to start on July 1, 2019.
Minimum Education Requirements: M.S. or Ph.D. degree from a CAMPEP-certificated medical physics graduate program or CAMPEP-certificated Medical Physics Certification program for those with Ph.D.s in other related fields.
Preferences: Preferred Ph.D. in medical physics and closely related fields.
***Duke University Medical Center offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.