Molecular Imaging Physicist - Department of Medical Physics
LocationNew York, NY
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) seeks an established molecular imaging/positron emission tomography (PET) Physicist to help improve and clinically implement effective cancer imaging techniques.
MSK is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. We are a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.
The Department of Medical Physics has over 250 employees, and a history extending over 100 years. We are proud to be one of the largest and oldest medical physics groups in the world.
The Department of Radiology houses a total of 13 PET/CT scanners and 5 SPECT cameras, and a PET-MR scanner. Three of the PET/CT scanners are dedicated to specialized procedures including:
- Research radiotracers produced by an in house cyclotron and GMP radiochemistry core
- Interventional radiology used for PET image guided biopsy
- Radiotherapy planning
As the PET Physicist, you will:
- Provide support to our clinical PET program
- Collaborate on multiple clinical research protocols involving PET, utilizing novel radiotracers, including tumor specific antibodies and peptides, radiolabeled hormones, hypoxia tracers, cell proliferation and metabolism tracers
- Participate in numerous exciting research opportunities across MSK
- Experience as a clinical nuclear medicine / molecular imaging physicist with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree
- An interest in quantitative PET, multi-modality imaging (PET-MR), tracer kinetic modeling, drug delivery and tumor response assessment
- American Board of Radiology (ABR) certification in Medical Nuclear Physics
- An academic track record consistent with the accomplishments required for appointment at the Assistant Attending/Professor level
Interested candidates should include their CV with Bibliography in the "Resume Upload" section of the application. Please be sure to include a cover letter stating your interest in this role.
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New York, NY
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