Saint Louis University, a Catholic Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service seeks applicants for a non-tenure track appointment in the Radiation Oncology department as a Dosimetrist. The appointment is at the level of instructor. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. A certified medical Dosemetrist is preferred.
With the purchase of new Varian TrueBeam equipment the department requires expertise to support Stereotactic, Rapid Arc, Respiration Gating, Calypso and Total Body Radiation capabilities. The Medical Dosimetrist is a member of the radiation oncology team and is responsible for patient data acquisition, radiation treatment design and manual and computer assisted calculations of radiation dose distribution to ensure accurate delivery of the prescribed radiation dose, verifying the mathematical accuracy of all calculations by an approved method. The Medical Dosimetrist, under the direction supervision of the medical physicist and radiation oncologist may also assist with various aspects of the treatment planning and Quality Assurance program. In consultation with the radiation oncologist and medical physicist, the Medical Dosimetrist generates and documents the chosen treatment plan for each patient upon the radiation oncologist final approval. The Medical Dosimetrist will report to the radiation oncology medical physicist on clinical treatment matters and to the on-site administrator for all other matters.
Specific responsibilities include designing radiation treatment plans to deliver precise levels of radiation doses with optimal beam geometry. Identifying and contouring normal and dose-limiting structures by utilizing images from one or more data sets. Using specified imaging devices, such as CT, MRI, and PET scans, to supervise, perform, or assist in simulations or tumor localization. Planning and implementing the fabrication custom shields, and other beam-modifying devices
Interested candidates must apply online and submit a cover letter and current curriculum vitae to http://jobs.slu.edu . An initial letter of interest should be expressed by sending a letter and curriculum vitae to: John Dombrowski, M.D. Chair, Associate Professor Department of Radiation Oncology St. Louis University 3635 Vista St. Louis, MO 63110-0250
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, ...and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.