JOB OFFER: Medical Physicist Radiotherapy HollandPTC

15 May 2018
Odile Michel

Which enthusiastic Medical Physicist Radiotherapy can help bring innovations to our clinic?

HollandPTC is looking for a Medical Physicist Radiotherapy
(full time, 36 hours)

About HollandPTC

The Holland Proton Therapy Center (HollandPTC), founded by Erasmus Medical Centre, Leiden University Medical Cen-tre and TU Delft, is an active partnership between these or-ganizations in which they collaborate in the fields of healthcare, education, and groundbreaking research. The Center has also established partnerships with other national and international proton centers.
HollandPTC is an independent outpatient clinic and re-search centre, located in Delft. The center has two proton gantries with in-room CT imaging, a treatment room for the irradiation of eye tumors, and a bunker with a proton bun-dle for research. In addition, the center has modern imaging equipment, including a dual-energy CT, a 3T MRI, and a PET/CT.
HollandPTC’s mission is to provide patients with the best proton therapy presently available, in a safe and welcoming environment, where they are treated with care and diligence. In addition, we have a comprehensive R&D program together with our founding parties. Our mission is to prove the added value of proton therapy, which we do in cooperation with the national and international radiother-apy and oncology community. Our ambition is to become a leading institute for therapy and scientific research. Our core values are: caring & thorough, uniting & dynamic, pro-fessional & innovative.

The department of Medical Physics & Informatics

As medical physicist you are member of the department of Medical Physics & Informatics and report to the Head of Medical Physics & Informatics. At present, the department has room for seven medical physicists, and has an addi-tional staff of about nine, including project physicists, medi-cal physics engineers, and an IT professional.

Job description

As a clinical physicist you are closely involved in the treat-ment of patients and you are responsible for the quality and safety of medical equipment. You also have a leading role in the introduction of new techniques in clinical practice. You work together with colleagues from various disciplines in various multidisciplinary clinical and research groups. Our spearheads are the development and implementation of advanced treatment planning for proton therapy and
image-guided and (online)-adaptive proton therapy. One of your focus areas will be treatment planning. A combination of the tasks described with scientific research is possible.

What we look for?

We are looking for a proactive and result-oriented profes-sional with a fleiible atittude that works well in a team and project-based way. You preferably have eiperience with proton therapy and state-of-the-art treatment planning. You have the ambition to work at the forefront of the de-velopment of proton therapy in the Netherlands and glob-ally. You have a registration as a medical physicist in the field of radiotherapy, or a recognized registration as a medi-cal physicist in another country that can lead to registration in the Netherlands. You are proficient in Dutch (or are will-ing to learn the language) and English. We also invite candi-dates who will soon complete the training for medical phys-icists to respond.
Being able to submit a Certificate of Conduct is a condition for the appointment.

Terms of employment

Your contract will be for 36 hours a week, for a definite pe-riod of 1 year with option for an indefinite periode after 1 year. The Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch University Medical Centers (CAO UMC) applies; depending on educa-tion, qualifications, record and eiperience, the maiimum salary is € 6,665,- (scale 14), plus 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. We provide a commuting allow-ance and, if applicable, a moving allowance. You will have access to a personal accreditation budget. The starting date will be agreed with the successful candidate, but can be at short notice or sometime in the neit few months.
If you are not a Dutch national and start work in the Nether-lands, you may be eligible for a tai break, which means that 30% of your wage is paid tai-free.
We are offering full-time employment in an intellectually challenging environment.


For more information about this position, please contact prof. dr. Mischa Hoogeman. Head of Medical Physics &
Informatics by telephone at +31 (0)6-24851534 or by email; or contact dr. Petra Trnkova, Medical Physicist, by telephone via the HollandPTC secre-tarial office at +31 (0)88501800 or by email;
Please send your CV and cover letter before June 1th 2018 to HollandPTC via, stating “vacancy Med-ical Physicist”.
Interviews (in-real or via Skype) will be held in week 25/26.
Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.•


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