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UCL Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering
Professor of Radiotherapy Physics
The appointment will be full time and the salary is negotiable on the professorial scale but not less than £62,110 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
The post will be joint between the UCL Medical Physics and Bioengineering Department, the UCLH Radiotherapy Physics Division and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) Radiation Dosimetry group. These groups are committed to expand their research activity in radiotherapy physics through academic appointments.
The post holder will have a primary focus on radiotherapy physics and a strong interest in developing proton therapy physics, and will provide support for the development of the new UCLH proton therapy clinic. The research will sit at the interface between clinical physics and academic physics allowing the post holder to draw upon clinical problems to direct
As well as research, the post holder will also undertake supervision of MSc and PhD students. The successful applicant will also be involved in appointing a Lecturer in Proton Therapy Physics. You should have a strong track record in both clinical and academic radiotherapy physics. You will have a first degree in a Physical Science or equivalent and a relevant PhD. The post holder should also have a detailed understanding of modern radiotherapy physics and clinical aspects of radiotherapy and a good understanding of proton therapy and the clinical requirements. Extensive knowledge and understanding of international codes of practice for dosimetry and a working knowledge of UK and European Legislation for Radiation protection are also essential.
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Reference Number 1271518.
Closing date: 30 September 2012
Any offer of employment will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check.
We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within University College London at this level.