Abbreviated search posting for Jeremy Kunz, PhD

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Location: Salt Lake City, UTAH

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Abbreviated search posting for Jeremy Kunz, PhD
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The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Department 00255 - Radiation Oncology Som
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Non Tenure Track
New Position to Begin July 1, 2020
Details

The University of Utah’s Department of Radiation Oncology seeks a dynamic individual to join a strong team environment in the Division of Medical Physics. The successful applicant will join an existing team of 11 medical physicists, 8 certified medical dosimetrists, 2 medical physics residents and 1 physicist assistant.

Commensurate with experience and skill set, appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank on either a Clinical or Tenure Line Track in the School of Medicine is anticipated.

Employer Info:
Located in beautiful Salt Lake City, and set against the backdrop of the snow covered Wasatch mountains within minutes of 7 world class ski resorts, the department has a tradition of academic and clinical excellence. The Department of Radiation Oncology occupies a spacious 30,000 square feet on the ground floor of the beautiful Huntsman Cancer Hospital. The Huntsman Cancer Institute is an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a member of the prestigious NCCN network of cancer centers.

Duties:
The successful faculty candidate will possess strong clinical skills along with research and teaching interests. Clinical duties will entail the customary support and QA responsibilities of a clinical medical physicist. These responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, multiple aspects of clinical support and QA related to linear accelerator calibration, stereotactic and image guidance process QA and brachytherapy (LDR and HDR) support. Our expectation is that the candidate will be a valuable member of our research team and will begin to participate immediately in academic projects. It is also expected that the candidate will be a valuable member of our teaching team and will share in responsibilities related to our physician residency program and our CAMPEP accredited medical physics residency program.

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have a PhD degree in Medical Physics with Board Certification in Therapy Medical Physics from the American Board of Radiology or will be Board eligible.

Facilities:
Seven linear accelerators, including a new Varian Edge stereotactic machine with ExacTrac, OSMS and Calypso, along with 4 other True Beams, one with HD MLC and ExacTrac are in service. Additionally, a Siemens Artiste with in-room CT on Rails is also in operation. In addition to in-room CTOR capability and kV Cone beam, the department also possesses Clarity real-time transperineal ultrasound guidance, Calypso Body GPS, MV Cone beam, surface guidance via OSMS, VisionRT and Varian Identify technology. A large-bore 16 slice GE Lightspeed RT with 4D capability and a new Siemens 64 slice large bore Confidence with Dual energy, 4D, iMAR and Iterative reconstruction are used for simulation within the department. Active HDR brachytherapy (Elekta-Nucletron) and prostate seed implant programs are in operation. Varian Eclipse, BrainLab iPlan, and RaySearch external beam treatment planning systems are in use, along with Variseed for prostate seed implants, Nucletron Oncentra for HDR and IMPAC Record & Verify / ViewStation. Very active IMRT, IMRS/stereotactic and SBRT programs are in place.

Additionally, the University of Utah is home to the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute (SCII) and the Department of Radiation Oncology shares active research ties with the institute in the areas of deformable image registration for 4D imaging and dose calculation.

Each candidate MUST submit an electronic application through the University of Utah Human Resource Department portal: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/99836

In ADDITION, Candidates could email a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae to:
Bill Salter, PhD, Professor and Chief- Division of Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology c/o Alisha Edison-Hair (alisha.edison-hair@hci.utah.edu)

The University values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and demonstrate commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Notice

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 10/24/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02359F
Type Faculty

Posting Specific Questions

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  • One measure of faculty diversity at the School of Medicine is the proportion of faculty members who come from a rural background. Did you graduate high school from a town with less than 10,000 persons?
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