Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Radiation Oncology (77478)

University of Florida (Gainesville)

United States

August 19, 2021


Job Description

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 Jacksonville, FL.

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.

Job Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD and experience in Proton Therapy. Must be Board certified or board eligible in Radiation Oncology.

Preferred Qualifications:

- 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.

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.


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