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The mission of the Department of Radiation Oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center is to provide the highest quality radiation treatment to patients in a multidisciplinary cancer care setting. We emphasize translational and other clinical research, and promote excellence in the education of radiation oncology professionals.

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Title: Physics Faculty Position

Job Description:

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a medical physicist to fill an academic faculty position within the Division of Medical Physics and Engineering.  Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor on either clinical scholar or tenure-accruing track depending on qualifications. In addition to clinical service, the successful candidate will be provided with a significant amount of protected research time. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in medical physics or a related field, postdoctoral training and/or clinical medical physics residency training. Excellent track record of research activities in the field of medical physics is required. ABR certification is desirable. The ideal candidate should have strong interpersonal and communication skills. The individual will participate in the teaching of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows as well as residents in medical physics and Radiation Oncology. Personal attributes such as initiative, problem-solving and teamwork are highly valued.

See job listing 519877.

Title: Physics Research Faculty Position

Job Description

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a medical physicist to fill an academic faculty position within the Division of Medical Physics and Engineering. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor on either clinical scholar or tenure-accruing track depending on qualifications. The successful candidate will primarily work on research projects while providing some clinical service. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in medical physics or a related field, postdoctoral training and/or clinical medical physics residency training. Excellent track record of NIH funded research in the field of medical physics is required. Expertise in molecular imaging and ABR certification are desirable. The ideal candidate should have strong interpersonal and communication skills. The individual will participate in the teaching of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows as well as residents in medical physics and Radiation Oncology. Personal attributes such as initiative, problem-solving and teamwork are highly valued.

See job listing 519256.

Title: Director of Clinical Medical Physics

Job Description

UT Southwestern Medical Center has openings for a medical physicist to serve as Director of Clinical Medical Physics in the Department of Radiation Oncology. The academic appointment will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor based upon experience and qualifications. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in medical physics, medical imaging or a related field. A substantial record of excellence in clinical physics management will be required. Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills and motivation for organizing and working collaboratively with physicists, physicians, and clinical staff.

The Director of Clinical Medical Physics is responsible for all aspects of clinical medical physics within the department. This position has responsibility for assisting the Director of Medical Physics and Engineering Division to lead and manage the clinical medical physicists, dosimetrists and linac engineers in the department. This position oversees all aspects of the division’s quality assurance programs, ensures all clinical procedures have adequate physics staffing, develops and ensures adherence by medical physicists to all quality assurance procedures and policies and takes a lead role in program, facility and technology initiatives. This position serves as the radiation safety officer for the department and as the liaison between the department and the university radiation safety office and ensures that the department follows all state and federal regulations regarding radiation protection.

See job listing 519257.

Title: Department Programming Analyst

Job Description

Defines and analyzes business and/or scientific problems of most complex types which require programming expertise for their solution. Coordinates user personnel and other computer professionals in analyzing and defining such problems for computer solutions. Works with Central IT organization (Information Resources) to ensure adherence to institutional policies and procedures. Designs computer system and software to accomplish solution of each problem and integrating computer capabilities with user requirements. Approves selection of modification of programs or program systems including structure or restructure of data formats. Estimates resources required for project and planning purposes; schedules computer hardware to provide more economical use of existing equipment. Directs implementation of systems or job streams. Performs other duties as assigned.

See job listing 517758.