Senior Faculty Position/ Enterprise Clinical Physics Director, Department of Radiation Oncology
Thomas Jefferson University
October 4, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Kimmel Cancer Center, is now accepting applications for a full-time faculty position as the Enterprise Clinical Physics Director in the Department of Radiation Oncology. The enterprise consists of seven radiation oncology locations across the Philadelphia and South Jersey region. The medical physics division is currently comprised of 14 physicists and 4 physics residents. Primary responsibilities of this highly motivated individual include clinical oversight and administrative duties pertaining to all departmental locations as defined by the Vice Chair for Medical Physics. This position will have direct clinical supervision of the Center City sites.
The department offers state-of-the-art treatment capabilities including Varian TrueBeam and Elekta Agility linacs, 4D CBCT, 6 DoF robotic couch, Nucletron HDR, and Cyberknife. A dedicated radiosurgery division includes Truebeam STx with ExacTrac using BrainLab and Eclipse software, and Elekta Gamma Knife ICON. Treatment planning at the centralized main campus is carried out using Eclipse and Monaco v5 with additional MIM imaging software. Other special procedures include TBI, TSET and extensive brachytherapy programs for the treatment of breast, prostate, skin, GYN, H&N, brain diseases, and for cardiovascular/interventional radiology. Prostate HDR is carried out in a dedicated BrachySuite using real-time US-guided Oncentra Prostate planning. The division supports a wide range of Thermal Oncology treatments using multi-channel microwave equipment for superficial tumors and radiofrequency phased array system for deep regional hyperthermia.
The Medical Physics Division of the Radiation Oncology Department has an active academic program that includes strong research efforts in a number of areas. The incumbent is expected to initiate new research directions and to take part in ongoing research programs. Faculty appointment will be made available commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. Involvement in the training of both physician and physics residents, as well as teaching of the Jefferson radiation therapy program, dosimetry program and emerging medical physics graduate program is expected.
Thomas Jefferson University, located in Center City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans. Applicants should forward curriculum vitae to Wendy.Gable@jefferson.edu.
A successful candidate will support Jefferson’s dynamic and expanding clinical services, as well as innovative research and education programs. Applicants should have qualifications to fulfill senior positions, hold a Ph.D. degree, and be board certified in the field of Medical Physics.
Experience and interest in multi-modality imaging, multi-vendor systems, advanced treatment planning, and clinical program development in 4D, IGRT, SBRT, SRS, brachytherapy, radiopharmaceuticals and multi-facility practice accreditation (including APEx and ACR) are desirable. As the department uses a wide range of equipment, experience and interest is using this equipment is a must.
Internal Number: 9222349
About Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson Health delivers state-of-the-art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 7,800 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21 st century professional education. We have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (three are Magnet-designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 50+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually . This year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as the 16 th best hospital in the nation, and among the nation’s best in 11 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 69 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University, nationally recognized for advancing groundbreaking developments in healthcare education and research, recently combined with Philadelphia University, internationally known for architecture, design, engineering, textiles and more. Jefferson... (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has nine colleges and three schools dedicated to interprofessional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet-to-be-imagined careers.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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