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MD Anderson Cancer Center Physics Assistant - Radiation Physics in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Physics Assistant position is to provide support to a comprehensive quality assurance program that ensures proper function of radiation measurement equipment, treatment devices, imaging systems, and associated equipment and technologies. Impacts patient care and research activities related to radiation oncology.


  1. Performs all aspects of quality assurance measurement on linear accelerators, dose measurement instrumentation, and patient imaging systems.

  2. Assists in the calibration and commissioning of dosimetry equipment. Assists with acceptance and commissioning measurements for treatment, imaging, and planning systems.

  3. Performs direct and indirect patient specific dosimetry and quality assurance functions.

  4. Assists with radiation beam, and quality assurance measurements.

  5. Analyzes data and prepares reports.


Required : Bachelor's degree in Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Physical Science.


Required : None

Preferred: Previous Radiation Oncology experience preferred.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 132885

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 50,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 63,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 76,200