Swedish Medical Center Research Scientist - Radiation Oncology Research in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a ResearchScientist (1.0 FTE, Day shift) in Radiation Oncology Research at SwedishFirst Hill in Seattle, WA.

The position is responsible for the development andimplementation of radiation oncology research activities in the Swedish CancerInstitute (SCI) and will serve as a key member of Swedish’s Center for AdvancedTargeted Radiotherapy (CATRT). The research scientist will investigateinnovative techniques to improve the planning and delivery of radiationtherapy. He/she will also test and implement new technologies anddetermine optimal workflows for the use of these technologies in theclinic. The results of research studies performed by the ResearchScientist should be published in scientific journals and will be presented atregional and national meetings.

The SwedishCancer Institute includes four radiation oncology departments in the greaterSeattle area and offers a full range of technologies including CyberKnife,tomotherapy, Gamma Knife, and high dose rate brachytherapy. This position willbe based on our First Hill campus. The First Hill neighborhood is in the heartof the Emerald City. An excellent location for commuting options - just minutesaway from downtown. First Hill is a convenient, vibrant area allowing easyaccess to Seattle's thriving local arts scene, excellent dining, nightlife, andrecreation options.

In this position you will:

  • Develops and implements radiation oncology research projects in the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI).

  • Investigates and tests new technologies for the planning and delivery of radiation therapy and determine optimal workflows for clinical adoption of these technologies.

  • Prepares manuscripts for submission to scientific journals.

  • Participates as needed in the clinical practice of medical physics including chart checks, machine calibrations, and IMRT verifications.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Ph.D. or Doctorate Degree in medical physics, physics, or engineering.

  • Must be Board eligible through the American Board of Radiology (ABR).

  • Minimum of two years of postdoctoral research in radiation physics or medical physics.

  • Experience with computer programming and data analysis.

  • Must have a fundamental understanding of scientific method and specialized methods and procedures in area of expertise.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Board Certification through the American Board of Radiology (ABR) is preferred.

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hillcampus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hillhas one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington Stateand houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries areperformed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in theregion; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medicalcenter in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence. Swedish has grown to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 153644