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Diagnostic Medical Physicist (DMP)

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 27th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Mar 20, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is seeking a Diagnostic Medical Physicist (DMP) to provide clinical regulatory oversight for diagnostic medical imaging modalities across all campuses at UCSF and to build a research program in medical physics within the department . The selected candidate will be appointed at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the In-Residence or Adjunct series depending on qualifications and interests.

The faculty diagnostic medical physicist will serve as the DMP Medical Director the institution, responsible for ensuring and continuously improving the safety and quality of imaging protocol across all modalities and radiographic techniques, organize technologist quality assurance activities, and promoting the efficient utilization of imaging equipment. In this role, the faculty member will also serve as the departmental designate to provide regulatory oversight as required by the Joint Commission, the California Department of Public Health Radiologic Health Branch, and the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Collaboration with clinical radiologists, basic scientists, and clinical researchers will be essential in order to develop a strong partnership between members from multidisciplinary specialties. In addition, the candidate will participate in departmental and campus wide radiation safety committee and other committees as appropriate. As a department imaging science faculty, the candidate will be required to develop an independently-funded research program in the area of their expertise and to teach residents, fellows, medical students, and master students.

The candidate must have a PhD, or equivalent degree in Medical Physics, Physics, Radiation Biology or Related Field. The candidate should also be eligible for, or have completed, certification in Diagnostic Medical Physics by the American Board of Radiology.

Please apply online with CV, cover letter at, and a statement of contributions to diversity to In the cover letter please include a brief description of prior teaching and research experience.

The Department of Radiology at University of California, San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Please include a brief description of prior teaching and research experience.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Job location

San Francisco, CA