Chief Medical Physicist

Associate Professor or Professor
Radiation Oncology
Search Chair: 
David Wazer, MD

Rhode Island Hospital

Rhode Island Hospital is seeking a Chief of Medical Physics to join the Department of Radiation Oncology. The successful candidate must qualify for a full time medical faculty position at the rank of either Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Warren Alpert Medical School. Minimum requirements include completion of a Doctorate degree in Physics, board certification in Medical Physics, distinguished academic achievements and at least seven years experience in a Medical Physics leadership position.

In this newly created position, the Medical Physicist in Chief will report directly to the Hospital Chief who is also Brown University School of Medicine Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology for clinical practice, teaching, research and academic affairs and the Senior VP Diagnostic and Support Services Administration. As a member of the Radiation Oncology Department Executive Committee, the Medical Physicist in Chief will play a key role in defining strategic and operational directions for the Department and its 719 bed teaching hospital.

The Medical Physicist in Chief is charged with hands on medical physics leadership at a busy, innovative Radiation Oncology Department and will conceive, develop and participate in the departments clinical research and educational programs. There is also a potential for additional interdepartmental medical physics management responsibilities in the future. A full range of advanced state of the art treatment modalities are currently offered at the hospital including IMRT, IGRT, HDR, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery and Radiofrequency Ablation. An experienced clinical medical physics and dosimetry staff is in place.

In addition to a generous compensation and benefits package, the Medical Physicist in Chief will have access to start up money for research. Active participation in professional and scientific organizations is encouraged and supported.

Minimum Level of Preparation and Training Normally Required

Board certification in Medical Physics.
Completion of Doctorate degree in Physics.
Seven years in Medical Physics leadership position.
Distinguished academic achievements.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Please apply through Interfolio at individuals should send a letter of interest and a curriculum vita to:

Madinha Aumaree
Administrative/Academic Coordinator
Office of the Chairman
David E. Wazer, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Radiation Oncology
Rhode Island Hospital
Physicians Office Building Suite 130
110 Lockwood Street
Providence, RI 02903

last updated 18 Apr 2017