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Apply now Job no: 220518-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The School of Veterinary Medicine, Section of Radiation Oncology uses TomoTherapy to treat dogs, cats, and rabbits with spontaneous cancers, perform clinical research, and provide support to researchers in stem cell therapy. Faculty members have research funding, clinical programs, and participate in collaborative clinical trials. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research. Specifically, the research will be in factors that impact precision delivery and accuracy of intensity modulated radiotherapy using TomoTherapy. Mainly, this person will provide clinical medical physics support for the TomoTherapy machine at UW-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine.

This position is for a high-level clinical medical physicist and uses applications for radiation oncology treatment delivery systems to treat animals. The principle duties include Quality Assurance of the TomoTherapy machine as described in the American Associate for Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) TG 148: Report of the AAPM Task Group 148 and be informed of any updates to the system by working closely with the field service engineer (FSE) from Accuray.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Minimum Master's of Science degree in Medical Physics or related field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum two-years experience with linear accelerators, calibration equipment, and treatment planning software preferred. Experience with quality assurance and experimental data acquisition and analysis, specifically for TomoTherapy preferred.

License or Certificate:

Board certification in medical physics preferred.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $48,122 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click "Apply Online" to begin the application process. You will be required to upload a cover letter, resume, and a document listing the contact information for three professional references.


Lisa Forrest
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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