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HEAD OF HEALTH PHYSICS - CONSULTANT CLINICAL SCIENTIST - BAND 8D

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Gartnavel Royal Hospital

Department of Clinical Physics and Bio-Engineering

Health Physics Service

Vacancy reference 17157

Greater Glasgow Health Board is seeking to appoint a Consultant Clinical Scientist as Head of the Health Physics service.  Health Physics provides ionising and non-ionising radiation protection services, as well as Medical Physics Expert services in Diagnostic Radiology.  The section is part of the Board’s Department of Clinical Physics and Bioengineering, one of the largest medical physics departments within the United Kingdom. 

We are looking for an experienced leader for a team including twelve physicists and five technicians.  Health Physics provides services to eight Health Boards within the west and borders of Scotland.  You will lead continuous change as the department responds to changes in legislation, technology and clinical requirements.  You will also lead on a range of education and training courses, including those provided in collaboration with the University of Glasgow.

Applicants should have an honours Degree in Physical Sciences, a MSc in Medical Physics or equivalent experience, and ideally have a PhD.  You must be state registered as a Clinical Scientist and have extensive post qualification experience as a RPA, and MPE in Diagnostic Radiology.  Applicants will also be required to demonstrate good management and communication skills, plus a research portfolio.

Glasgow is a vibrant city, which has a wealth of sporting and cultural opportunities on offer, including being home to several orchestras, and famous art galleries and museums.  The city is close to the beautiful Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, Central Highlands and the West Coast.  There are excellent transport links with the rest of the UK and further afield.

The hours of this post are worked Monday to Friday.

Informal Contact:

Informal enquiries are encouraged.  For more information please contact the General Manager, Antoinette Parr or the Head of Physics Imaging, Dr Michael Bradnam, on Tel: 0141 452 4237.

The Closing Date for this post is 14th April 2020

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