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Open Rank of UNMCC in IM Hematology Oncology - Radiation Oncology... Albuquerque

University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM United States

2 months ago

Open Rank of UNMCC in IM Hematology Oncology - Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist

Posting Numberreq23564...

Employment TypeFaculty

Faculty TypeOpen Rank

Hiring DepartmentRadiation Oncology (099S2)

Academic LocationSchool of Medicine

Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.

Position Summary

The University of New Mexico is looking to fill a Medical Physicist position in Radiation Oncology. This position will be with the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center in Albuquerque, NM, the only New Mexico academic healthcare facility dedicated to both cancer research and patient care. We are one of just 51 cancer centers in the United States to achieve Comprehensive designation by the NCI.

We are seeking motivated medical physicist to be part of a medical physics team consisting of four medical physicists and five medical dosimetrists led by a Director of Medical Physics.

The Cancer Center currently has two Elekta linear accelerators and a Tomotherapy unit, but will be expanding to four linear accelerators and an MR linac in the next few years. In addition to the clinical responsibilities, participation in a CAMPEP approved PhD program in the Department of Radiology and research are additional components of the position. Building a radiation oncology CAMEP approved residency program is also in the initial phases. Research opportunities are also available for interested candidates. Faculty appointments in the department of internal medicine will be considered for qualified PhD candidates.
Albuquerque enjoys four distinct seasons and boasts 310 days of sunshine that accommodate many outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, camping, skiing, etc... In addition, well-known cuisine and cultural activities give its residents many exciting leisure time options.

The ideal candidate should have strong technical and communication skills along with an interest in translational research and teaching. Enthusiasm about innovation, process improvement and patient safety are necessary as well.


Minimum Qualifications:
• MS in Medical physics
• Board eligibility

Preferred Qualifications:
• Ph.D. degree in Medical Physics or related sciences
• Board certification
• Three years of clinical experience
• A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity,
inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse

Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through
the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job
advertisement on a 3rd party site, please
visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with mailing address, phone numbers and email address.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 3/17/2023. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Albuquerque NM USA

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