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University of Nebraska Medical Center | Faculty Medical Physicist/Rank DOQSkip to Main Content Toggle navigation – Home – Search Jobs – Create Account – Log In – Help – E-Verify – Frequently Asked Questions – Right To Work (English) – Right To Work (Spanish) – Quick Tips for Online Application Faculty Medical Physicist/Rank DOQ Bookmark this Requisition | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Requisition Details EEO Statement: UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Location Omaha, NE Requisition Number: 2021-173 Department Radiation Oncology Business Unit(College/Institute) College of Medicine FTE: 100 Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule Monday-Friday Requisition Category Faculty Requisition Title Faculty Medical Physicist/Rank DOQ Job Title/Academic Rank Faculty Medical Physicist/Rank DOQ Additional Requisition Title Appointment Type L1 – REG SPECIAL FAC/S Salary Range Salary Commensurate with Experience Job/EEO Category Faculty Job Requisition Begin Date 05/13/2021 Position Summary The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is seeking a faculty level Therapeutic Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist to participate in clinical, research and teaching programs in the Department of Radiation Oncology at UNMC. Primary clinical responsibilities include performing quality assurance (QA) on radiation therapy equipment, treatment planning and delivery of special procedures (e.g., SRS/SBRT and HDR brachytherapy), and conducting patient chart checks. Radiation Oncology at UNMC is housed in The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, a state-of-the-art integrated clinical and research facility that opened in June 2017, located at the main campus, includig three new Varian Linacs with the latest technological advancements. Our department is vibrant, growing, and equipped with four linear accelerators (three Varian TrueBeams and one Edge in the Omaha area), one Varian TrueBeam, and one Siemens Oncor at two community hospitals where we provide medical physics coverage, and one Elekta Flexitron HDR unit. Advanced techniques include respiratory motion management and image-guided radiotherapy using OBI/Cone-beam CT, Calypso, AlignRT, and real-time Ultrasound for prostate HDR brachytherapy. Treatment planning is mainly performed using Varian Eclipse (for external beam therapy) and Elekta Oncentra and Oncentra Prostate (for brachytherapy). Varian Aria is our Record and Verification system. Other systems such as Varian Velocity, BrainLab iPlan, and Philips Pinnacle are also available. Two Philips MR scanners (1.5T and 3T) with MR simulation capability are also available at our main campus. UNMC offers a broad range of special procedures, including SRS/SBRT, TBI, TSE, IORT, and brachytherapy for a wide range of treatment sites (e.g., GYN, breast, prostate). The successful candidate will join an advanced department of 8 Ph.D. physics faculty, (7 of whom are ABR-certified), 7 radiation oncologist faculty, and 6 certified medical dosimetrists, and will provide medical physics coverage under the guidance of the Director of Physics. The department has a CAMPEP accredited Medical Physics Residency program with two resident positions and the successful candidate will participate in teaching responsibilities in our residency program. Requirements include a Master’s or doctoral degree in Medical Physics or related physics field, be ABR board certified (preferred) or board eligible in Therapeutic Radiation Oncology Physics, and have a minimum of two years of clinical experience. Candidates with treatment planning skills in SRS/SBRT and Flexitron-based HDR brachytherapy will be preferred. Applications are being accepted on-line at Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications Master’s degree in Medical Physics or related physics field and be ABR board certified (preferred) or board eligible in Therapeutic Radiation Oncology Physics with a minimum of two years of clinical experience. Supplemental Qualifications Candidates with treatment planning skills in SBRT and Flexitron-based HDR brachytherapy will be preferred. Working Environment & Physical Requirements Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the Environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office environment, Clinical environment Other working environment Coordinate, audit, and participate in radiological safety activities relating to the medical use of radiation-producing machines and radioactive materials. Bending, stooping, twisting Occasionally Crawling Not Applicable Driving Up to 2 hours Kneeling Occasionally Reaching Occasionally Sitting 2-5 hours Standing Occasionally Squatting Occasionally Walking Occasionally Atmospheric Yes Blood/body fluids Yes Chemical hazards Yes Working on or around moving machinery Yes Electrical current Yes Noise No Changes of temperature/humidity No Wear PPE No Work with laboratory animals No Radiation Operating hand/power tools Yes If you answered yes to any area above, please explain Working in a clinical radiation therapy environment, the incumbent will be working around radiation machines, patients who have brachytherapy procedures and the associated film chemicals or other radiation materials that are used for patient positioning. Fine Manipulation Both Repetitive Motion Both Grasping Both If you selected any area above, please explain The incumbent must be able to handle the Quality Control machines and devices along with other radiation oncology devices used in the daily operation. Describe any other aspects and demands of the job not listed in this description. Applicant Documents Required Documents – Cover Letter – Resume – C.V.Optional Documents Requisition Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). – * Do you have a Master’s degree, or equivalent, in the field identified in this posting? – Yes – No – * Are you ABR certified? – Yes – No – * Do you have a minimum of two years clinical experience? – Yes – No – * How did you hear about this position? – Careerlink – Employee Referral – HERC – Indeed – Job Fair – Lincoln Journal Star – Linkedin – Omaha World Herald – UNMC Job Site – Facebook – NEWorks – Handshake – Other – * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA. (Open Ended Question) Breakthroughs for life. University of Nebraska Medical Center 42nd and Emile, Omaha, NE 68198 Individuals who need accommodation during the online application or interview process may contact or to request an accommodation. For questions regarding application, please contact UNMC Staffing at To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click ‘OK’ to keep your session active.