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Medical Physicist

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 10th, 2019
Last review date: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine invites applications for appointment in either the Professor of Clinical “X” series, the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series, or the Professor-in-Residence series, at either the Associate or Full Professor Rank.

Applicants must possess a MD/PhD, or DO. Successful candidates will possess superior “people” skills and have aspiration to be a leader in the field through independent research, teaching, and/or innovation. Successful candidates must work collaboratively within and outside of the Department.

Successful candidates will establish and maintain a robust quality and safety program and facilitate resultant process improvements, driven by data. This individual will supervise physics faculty and staff, teach residents and students, play a lead role in facility and technology development and promote educational activities including the physics residency and dosimetry training programs.
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Criteria for the Professor of Clinical "X" Series:
The incumbent will be expected to direct patient care conduct substantial and meaningful research; teach residents and medical students; and perform public and University service. Excellent teaching is an essential criterion for appointment in this series. Priority will be given to candidates with a proven track record of academic productivity, as demonstrated through high-impact publications, thematic-based research, and/or grant funding.

Criteria for the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series:
The incumbent will be expected to direct patient care; teach resident and medical students; participate in research and/or creative work; and perform public and University service.

Criteria for the Professor-in-Residence Series:
The incumbent will be expected to conduct substantial and meaningful research; teach students; direct patient care; and perform public and University service. Engage in a program of scholarly activity, including pursuit of intramural and extramural funding sources to support original research in the field of radiation oncology.

The Department features a fully-accredited four-year Radiation Oncology residency training program (ACGME certified), and a Medical Physics training program (CAMPEP certified). The Department also has an active Radiation Biology Division equipped with a full range of laboratory resources and currently ranks in the upper tier with respect to NIH funding. The Department participates in NRG/RTOG, SWOG, and NSABP.

Located at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California, the Department is an integral part of the NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and recently recruited a new Chair of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Allen Chen. The Department is equipped with 3 linear accelerators, Brilliance CT-simulator with 4DCT, a dedicated HDR brachytherapy suite, and an intraoperative unit. Multimodality imaging for treatment planning (MR, PET-CT) is readily accessible and in routine clinical use. Further equipment upgrades are planned in the next two years.

One of the most culturally diverse regions in the United States, Orange County is consistently recognized on the short-list of “best places to live” by such outlets as Money Magazine, Forbes, and Kiplinger. Popular with both young professionals and retirees alike, Irvine is known for its family-friendly communities, top-ranked schools, pristine coastline, and proximity to the metropolitan vicinities of Los Angeles and San Diego. The area offers a multitude of cultural and recreational opportunities and is the home to Disneyland, as well as the beach enclaves of Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, and Huntington Beach.

To apply: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located at:

Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following applications materials electronically to be considered for the position:
• Curriculum vitae
• Cover letter
• Statement of Teaching
• Names and addresses of three references
• Statement of contributions to diversity

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Orange, CA


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required