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Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Radiation Medicine

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Radiation Medicine
Requisition Number FE02948
Working Title
Department Name 7H900:RADIATION MEDICINE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
Possession of a Master’s or PhD degree in Medical Physics or related field 
Required Related Experience
Competence in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics support services as described below.
The candidate will Intra-op and brachytherapy programs. The candidate will also perform staff physicist duties such as chart checking, machine calibrations, and quality assurance. The candidate will participate in acceptance and commissioning of equipment, gathering of dosimetry data, and commissioning of external beam and brachytherapy treatment planning. 
Required License/Registration/Certification
ABR certified
Job Summary
The Department of Radiation Medicine at the University of Kentucky is seeking a faculty member to provide clinical medical physics support services including machine calibration and quality assurance procedures. This position will be ranked at the Associate Professor level.
 
Primary responsibilities of this position will be to support the academic and clinical mission of the Department of Radiation Medicine. Specifically, duties will include 1) clinical medical physics support services including patient specific quality assurance and potentially Gamma Knife or HDR; 2) provide didactic and clinical instruction for the department’s medical physics graduate and residency programs and radiation oncology physician residency; 3) provide leadership in developing departmental research activities including conducting mentoring and facilitating high quality original research; 4) maintain active participation in local, regional, and national professional activities.
 
In addition, this position will be required to assist in development of the new PhD track in the medical physics graduate program.
 
Please include a Curriculum Vitae along with application.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Experience with Image-Guided and Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy, treatment planning, brachytherapy
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience with quality assurance and treatment planning, as well as mentoring trainees in Radiation Oncology procedures; specifically implants, Head & Neck Cancers, participation in clinical trials with active enrollments.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 
 
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 
 
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-07-17

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