Faculty Position- Medical Physicist, Radiation Oncology



Job description

Piscataway, NJ

Salary: Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

The Department of Radiation Oncology of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking board certified or board eligible medical physicist candidates for a faculty position at assistant or associate professor level, depending on experience. Experience with conformal radiotherapy, 3-D and IMRT treatment planning systems, design and development of computer algorithms, and high dose rate brachytherapy is required. Knowledge of Linac operations and functions, knowledge of various special procedures (external beam and brachytherapy) is also required. Preference of consideration will be given to candidates who have clinical experiences and has completed a CAMPEP accredited residency program.

The Department of Radiation Oncology is a strong and growing academic department, which provides almost all types of clinical services in radiation oncology, including a Proton Therapy facility. There is a radiation oncology residency program and a CAMPEPaccredited medical physics residency program as well as a CAMPEP accredited medical physics certificate program. The Department provides radiation oncology services at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospitals at New Brunswick and Somerset, New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton New Jersey and University Hospital in Newark New Jersey

Board eligible candidates must have successfully completed trainings in a medical physics residency program. A Ph.D./M.S. in medical physics, physics or related fields is required. Strong communication skills and clinical experiences are the prerequisites for the position. Besides clinical responsibilities, the position will actively contribute to the educational and research programs of the department. Demonstrated ability to work independently is very much desired.

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) is one of only 49 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, the only such center in New Jersey, and a leader in laboratory, clinical prevention and public health science. CINJ offers world-class quality cancer care providing the most advanced medicines and treatment options for patients in its New Brunswick facility as well as at its Network of sixteen hospitals across the state. CINJ manages more than 100,000 patient visits per year and the CINJ Network of hospitals provides care for approximately 35 to 40 percent of all cancer patients in the state of New Jersey. Visit our website at www.cinj.org.

Minimum Education and Experience

Board certification is required.

How to apply

Apply online

Please attach your cover letter and CV.

Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education.