JOB OFFER: Medical physicist at Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

24 Apr 2013
Odile Michel

The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is with 1500 employees the largest research centre for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform world-class research in three main subject areas: Matter and Material; Energy and the Environment; and Human Health. By conducting fundamental and applied research, we work on long-term solutions for major challenges facing society, industry and science.

The Center for Proton Therapyhas been treating cancer patients since 1984 and is one of the leading centers in this innovative treatment modality worldwide. In the near future the center will be expanding and therefore we are looking for a

Medical Physicist

Your tasks

  • Medical physics support of the eye and gantry irradiation facilities
  • Medical physics support for the QMS program of all treatment facilities
  • Participation in medical physics working groups
  • Participation in, and supervision of, medical physics based research and development projects
  • Presentation of research and development results in the form of publications and presentations at national and international conferences

Your profile

You should ideally be a qualified and board certified (or equivalent) Medical Physicist with experience in radiotherapy. However, exceptional candidates without such qualification would also be considered. Good and demonstrable software and IT skills would be advantageous. Furthermore, you should be prepared to work in a team and have a good knowledge of English and German.

For further information please contact Dr Alessandra Bolsi, phone +41 56 310 35 19 or Jan Hrbacek, phone +41 56 310 37 36.

Please submit your application online for the position as a Medical Physicist (index no. 1721-00)

Paul Scherrer Institute, Human Resources Management, Hedwig Habersaat, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland