The Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a qualified applicant to fill
an open tenure or non-tenure position in Medical Physics as an
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. This position will be located at the
University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute (UFHPTI) in
The UFHPTI is an academic, nonprofit, radiation oncology center located in
downtown Jacksonville. Since opening in 2006, the UFHPTI has delivered proton
therapy to over 9,000 patients from Florida, the U.S., and 33 countries,
including over 1,800 pediatric patients. As part of the University of Florida
Health Cancer Center, UFHPTI is designated by the State of Florida as a
Florida Cancer Center of Excellence. The Institute was also one of the first
proton facilities in the nation to earn the American College of Radiology
(ACR) seal of accreditation.
The Institute has a wide variety of technology including an IBA Proteus Plus
system (1 DS gantry, 1 PBS gantry, 1 eye-line, and another gantry room
undergoing PBS conversion), a newly installed Proteus One System offering
PBS. All proton gantry rooms are equipped with orthogonal kV and CBCT for
image guidance. For photon treatment, three linear accelerators (1 Varian
TrueBeam and two Elekta synergies) provide 3DCRT, IMRT, VMAT, SBRT, and IGRT.
Simulation equipment includes a Philips large-bore CT simulator, a PET/CT, and
an MRI unit. The facility also offers LDR brachytherapy service.
The current medical physics program includes 7 physicists, 1 physicist in
training, and 1 resident. Educational initiatives include both a CAMPEP
approved medical physics residency program and an ABR defined structured
mentorship program. As faculty of the UF College of Medicine, UFHPTI
physicists also participate in the radiation oncology residency and medical
physics graduate programs based in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and
Radiology at UF-Gainesville.
Applicants must have a PhD and experience in Proton Therapy. Must be Board
certified or board eligible in Radiation Oncology.
- Experience with working in a Proton Facility
- Experience in Academia
Please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.
This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under
consideration and need not apply.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring
department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a
designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an
education institution outside of the United States are required to be
evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be
found at https:// www. naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to
building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If
an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position,
please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD).
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are
conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.