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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Molecular Imaging Physicist - Department of Medical Physics in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) seeks an established molecular imaging/positron emission tomography (PET) Physicist to help improve and clinically implement effective cancer imaging techniques.

We Are:

MSK is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. We are a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.

Thehas over 250 employees, and a history extending over 100 years. We are proud to be one of the largest and oldest medical physics groups in the world.

Thehouses a total of 13 PET/CT scanners and 5 SPECT cameras, and a PET-MR scanner. Three of the PET/CT scanners are dedicated to specialized procedures including:

  • Research radiotracers produced by an in house cyclotron and GMP radiochemistry core

  • Interventional radiology used for PET image guided biopsy

  • Radiotherapy planning

As the PET Physicist, you will:

  • Provide support to our clinical PET program

  • Collaborate on multiple clinical research protocols involving PET, utilizing novel radiotracers, including tumor specific antibodies and peptides, radiolabeled hormones, hypoxia tracers, cell proliferation and metabolism tracers

  • Participate in numerous exciting research opportunities across MSK

You have:

  • Experience as a clinical nuclear medicine / molecular imaging physicist with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree

  • An interest in quantitative PET, multi-modality imaging (PET-MR), tracer kinetic modeling, drug delivery and tumor response assessment

  • American Board of Radiology (ABR) certification in Medical Nuclear Physics

  • An academic track record consistent with the accomplishments required for appointment at the Assistant Attending/Professor level

Interested candidates should include their CV with Bibliography in the "Resume Upload" section of the application. Please be sure to include a cover letter stating your interest in this role.


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-28391

CategoryFaculty (MD/PhD)

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