Career Opportunities

Career Pathways in Medical Physics

There are a number of career pathways in Medical Physics. You could work in one of many different health areas such as being involved with the commissioning, calibration, safe operation and maintenance of systems used for looking at or measuring what is happening in the body eg x-rays, ultrasound, light in various frequencies, laser Doppler blood flow measurement, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine.

For TEAP positions once you complete your degree you can apply for training positions at a clinical department in Australia or New Zealand as a Registrar in one of the following three speciality areas: nuclear medicine, radiation oncology and radiology.

Radiation oncology medical physicists are medical physicists who create, implement and monitor the procedures which allow the best treatment using radiation.

Radiology medical physicists involves numerous modalities for acquiring images of a patient's anatomy or physiology and plays an important role in the quality assurance of equipment and ensuring optimum image quality.

Medical Physics Registrar Positions

Medical Physics Registrar - Radiation Oncology - Temp F/T until 30 June 2023

Position is at South Western Sydney Local Health District, Campbelltown, Liverpool.

Undertake training so as to be able to provide management and scientific support for patient treatment and clinical radiotherapy equipment maintenance, including treatment planning, radiation safety, radiation dosimetry, and research and development.

A Bachelors degrees in physics, medical physics or equivalent discipline from a tertiary institution in Australia or equivalent from overseas (per NOOSR requirements).

A Postgraduate MSc or PhD degree (or significant progress towards the same) in physics, medical physics or equivalent discipline from a tertiary institution in Australia or equivalent from overseas (per NOOSR requirements). The degree must be acceptable to ACPSEM to meet its postgraduate TEAP requirement.

Completion or near completion of the coursework component of the Masters in Medical Physics (or equivalent Graduate Diploma for those undertaking a research postgraduate degree) from an educational institution and course acceptable to ACPSEM for meeting TEAP requirements.

Eligible for associate or ordinary membership of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM).

Research experience as evidenced by postgraduate thesis progress or completion, or other relevant publication in a peer reviewed journal.

Evidence of initiative and ability to prioritise amongst competing service requirements, and willing to work flexible work hours (early or late) at times, as required.

Evidence of effective communication skills and ability to work effectively both in a multi-disciplinary team as well as independently.

Contact Person Gary Goozee

Contact Number +61287389410

Contact Email

Closing date Thursday 9 November 2017

Postdoctoral Research Positions

To be advised