Medical Physicist


The Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute (HUPTI) is seeking a Medical Physicist to work within the Physics Department.

HUPTI is the nation’s 8th proton therapy facility and the largest free standing proton clinic in the world. The state-of-the-art treatment and research center has four gantry rooms and one fixed beam room dedicated for prostate treatments. HUPTI has been treating prostate, brain, lung, pediatric, head and neck, breast, CNS and other cancers since August, 2010. We have Proteus 235 (cyclotron-IBA), VeriSuite for IGTR, Mosaiq Oncology Information System (Elektra), Eclipse Proton Treatment Planning system (Varian) and 4D-PET/CT for simulation (Philips). We also have collaborative research projects with Philips.

Our Proteus 235 system is equipped with IBA’s universal nozzles. We are currently using Uniform Scanning/Double Scattering delivery techniques for five treatment rooms. Commissioning for pencil beams scanning in two gantry rooms are underway.

The medical physicist will work with other physics and dosimetry staff in the general medical physics/dosimetry duties pertaining to operating a proton radiotherapy clinic. The prospective candidate will participate in the machine and patient specific quality assurance programs, commissioning and acceptance testing for all proton therapy machines and PET/CT system.

A Ph.D. or MS degree in physics or medical physics is required. Knowledge of Eclipse treatment planning system and Mosaiq Oncology Information System a plus. Experience in proton radiotherapy and board eligible preferred. The HUPTI medical physicist reports to the chief of physics.


To apply, download an employment application, and send the completed application and current resume to:

Katasha Madyun
Human Resources Director


Physical Mail:
40 Enterprise Parkway
Hampton, VA 23666
Telephone: (757) 251-6800