Radiation Oncology Open Positions
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Clin X/HSCP (Medical Physicist/ Dosimetrist)
Tahoe Forest Cancer Center in Truckee, CA
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, Davis is anticipating a search for a faculty or staff medical physicist to work full-time at Tahoe Forest Cancer Center in Truckee, CA. Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.S. in Physics or an equivalent area of study pertinent to medical physics and be board eligible/certified. The successful candidate will be expected to provide complete physics and dosimetry support for external beam treatment including image-guided IMRT and RapidArc. The successful faculty candidate will also be expected to contribute to UCD clinical research programs as well as UCD teaching and training programs for residents and physics residents.
The mission of Tahoe Forest Cancer Center is to provide the highest quality cancer treatment and care to patients, using the most appropriate and current cancer therapies available, in an honest, compassionate and respectful manner. Since its inception in 2006, Tahoe Forest Cancer Center has provided care to more than a thousand local cancer patients. There are over 2,100 cancer patients in the Tahoe Forest Hospital District service area, with a forecast for an additional 300 diagnoses each year. Volume is expected to grow from caring to more than 1,600 by 2018. Groundbreaking of the new, state-of-the art Tahoe Forest Cancer Center building took place in fall of 2010. The Radiation Oncology Deparment expects to begin treatment in Spring, 2012. The department is installing state-of-the-art equipment including a Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator, a Philips large-bore 4D PET/CT-simulator, Varian Eclipse treatment planning system, and Varian Aria information management system.
The UC Davis Radiation Oncology Department is located in the NCI-designated Davis Cancer Center in Sacramento. The department is currently undergoing ACR/ASTRO accreditation. We have an ACGME accredited residency training program and are anticipating CAMPEP accreditation for our medical physics residency program. Treatment equipment includes 3 image-guided IMRT treatment machines including Elekta Synergy, Synergy-S, and TomoTherapy HI-ART; Gamma Knife; GammaMedplus HDR; and Nucletron SPOT PRO. Simulation and treatment planning systems include a Philips large-bore 4D CT-simulator, Pinnacle, Eclipse, TomoPlan, and GammaPlan. The information management system is IMPAC MOSAIQ.
Please reference Search #: RO-01R-12 on all correspondence. Interested candidates should address letters of inquiry with curriculum vitae and addresses of three references to:
Richard K. Valicenti, MD, MA, Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, UC Davis Medical Center, 4501 X Street, Suite G140, Sacramento, CA 95817 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
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