Assistant or Associate Attending Physicist Department of Medical Physics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the worlds premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians, and other health care workers.
The Division of Clinic Radiotherapy Physics within the Department of Medical Physics is seeking an Assistant or Associate Attending Physicist. The position will support clinical radiotherapy physics services at the Nassau and Commack outpatient facilities and will also contribute to the clinical research and development mission of MSK.
3 Varian True Beam linear accelerators, 1 GammaMedPlus HDR unit, 1 CT simulator, and 1 PET/CT simulator.
Staffed with three faculty-level physicists, two senior M.S. physicists and eight Planners.
2 Varian True Beam linear accelerators, 1 Varian IX machine, 1 CT simulator, and 1 PET/CT simulator.
Staffed with three faculty-level physicists, one project physicist and seven Planners.
MSK has a large, cutting-edge program in all aspects of radiation oncology physics that seeks to improve the clinical effectiveness of radiation therapy in partnership with radiation oncologists, radiologists, and other medical professionals. Many programs in radiation therapy research and development are ongoing, including:
The development and clinical use of predictive models (tumor control and normal tissue complication probability) in treatment planning
Integration of MR and PET imaging into radiotherapy decision making and treatment planning
4D imaging and motion management
The development of informatics- based and adaptive radiotherapy processes
Automation in radiotherapy
Innovation in quality and safety for patient care.
MSK enterprise-wide radiation oncology and medical physics resources include thirty linear accelerators, one MR-Linac, six HDR units, CT, PET/CT and MRI Simulators, and state-of-the-art inter- and intra-fractional imaging and motion management capabilities. We have a strong philosophy that all facilities will provide outstanding treatment quality as well as contribute to the overall mission of MSK to advance the state of cancer care.
The ideal candidate should have:
Ph.D. in physics, medical physics, or a related field
ABR Certification, or be ABR-eligible
A strong clinical background and demonstrated ability and interest in clinical research
Skill in programing and machine-learning is highly desired.
Please send CV, a letter outlining your interest and names/contact information of three references via email to:
Jean Moran, Ph.D.
Vice-Chair, Department of Medical Physics
Head of Clinical Radiotherapy Physics Division firstname.lastname@example.org
Joseph Deasy, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Medical Physics email@example.com
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.