The diagnostic imaging physics division in the Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital is seeking a physicist to join our team. The primary responsibilities of the physicist are:
Acceptance tests, annual survey, and ACR accreditation related tests of x-ray and ultrasound imaging systems.
Radiation shielding design, radiation dosimetry and patient dose monitoring
Imaging protocols optimization.
Imaging physics research.
Physics support to other research groups.
The candidate should have a Ph.D. in physics, medical physics, engineering, or a related field. ABR certification in diagnostic medical physics is preferred, but is not initially required. Board eligible candidates will be considered. The candidate is expected to have the following skills and qualifications:
Hands-on experience with all x-ray (CT, Mammography, Interventional radiology, DR, CR, etc) and ultrasound imaging equipment.
Excellent skills in experiment design, data analysis and results presentation.
Proficiency in at least one of major programming languages, be able to automate clinical and research procedures.
Excellent communication skills, be able to communicate with clinical team effectively, to present the research results at professional conferences, and to publish in scientific journals.
Motivated candidates who enjoy both clinical services and scientific research are encouraged to apply for job #3103613 at www.mghcareers.org. CV and 3 letters of recommendations can also be sent to Dr. Bob Liu (email@example.com) directly.
The Department of Radiology at MGH is one of the largest radiology practices in the country. The State-of-Art imaging equipment includes 21 CT scanners, 16 Digital Breast Tomosynthesis systems, 12 interventional radiology suites and many other advanced imaging devices. The imaging physics division is responsible for acceptance tests, annual survey, ACR accreditation related tests, imaging protocol optimization, shielding design, patient dosimetry, and physics support for other research groups. The division is very active in research in CT and digital breast tomosynthesis.
Internal Number: 3103613
About Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital is a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and it has been consistently ranked as one of the best hospitals in USA. Over 200 faculty members in Department of Radiology are very active in many research areas of clinical and basic imaging sciences.