Medical Nuclear Physicist –Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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    Location: New York, NY

    Salary: $151,000 - $303,000

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The Department of Medical Physics seeks an established medical nuclear physicist to support our total body positron emission tomography (PET) and Theranostics program. With a history extending over 100 years, and 250 employees, The Department of Medical Physics is one of the oldest and largest medical physics groups in the world.

The Radiology Department currently houses a total of 15 PET/CT scanners, one PET/MR and 5 SPECT cameras. Four of the PET/CT scanners are dedicated to specialized procedures: one to research radiotracers produced by an in-house cyclotron and GMP radiochemistry core, two are housed within interventional radiology and used for PET image guided biopsy and one is dedicated for radiotherapy planning. We also are planning to install three additional PET/CTs at various regional centers and a new total body PET/CT scanner at the main campus bringing the total to 20 PET cameras altogether. 

The successful candidate should be a clinical nuclear medicine / molecular imaging physicist with a Ph.D. or equivalent degreeSince New York is a State that requires Medical Physicist licensure, the successful candidate will need to be American Board of Radiology (ABR) or American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine (ABSNM) certified in Medical Nuclear Physics, or board eligible. The position will entail both clinical and research related responsibilities, candidates with a strong academic track record are encouraged to apply. The position is open to candidates from all career stages, considered at the Assistant/Associate/Professor levels.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide strong support to our clinical PET program, we are searching for a candidate with a strong career research trajectory and track record. There are numerous outstanding and exciting research opportunities at MSKCC and numerous clinical research protocols involving PET and SPECT, many involving the use of novel radiotracers, including tumor specific antibodies, peptides, radiolabeled hormones, hypoxia tracers, metabolism tracers and radiolabeled drugs. Candidates with interests in quantitative PET, theranostics, tracer kinetic modeling, dosimetry, drug delivery and tumor response assessment will be preferred.

If you have any questions about this job opportunity, please contact: 

Stephanie Morales

Please include a cover letter and CV in your application submission.

Salary Range: $151,000 - $303,000

Physician compensation is based on multiple variables. This range represents annual salary only and does not include supplemental performance-based pay or any one-time payments that eligible candidates may be offered at the time of hire.


Application Process

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    Complete an Online Application

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    Interview Process

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    Provide References

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    Extension of Job Offer

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    New Employee Orientation

Medical Nuclear Physicist –Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Department:Faculty (MD/PhD)

Location: New York, NY

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