Clinical Innovation Physicist

Clinical Innovation Physicist

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5 Feb 20 Feb Maastricht

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In this position you will be working on improving the efficiency and efficacy of proton therapy for all indications treated at our clinic, with specific focus on margin reduction, improved treatment accuracy and the development of tailored adaptive strategies for thoracic localizations. We offer exciting projects bridging research and clinical implementation.

Job description

The position is embedded in the compact proton physics team that consists of medical physicists, medical (software) engineers and innovation physicists and it’s part of the larger Maastro proton team of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists and IT-specialists.




We are looking for a committed and ambitious candidate who can work well in a team, but is also able to work independently on the individual projects for which he/she will be responsible. You have:

  • a PhD-degree in Physics, (Bio)medical engineering, Technical Medicine or similar;
  • preferably at least two years of working experience in radiotherapy, medical physics, medical engineering or a related medical field;
  • an interest in innovative technology to be applied in clinical practice;
  • demonstrated skills in research and publishing;
  • ability to analyze medical problems and design innovative solutions;
  • programming skills; experience with Python and MATLAB is a plus;
  • experience with imaging and/or protontherapy or radiotherapy is a plus;
  • fluency in English (oral as well as written);
  • excellent communication skills.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: A one-year duration, with the possibility of extension for up to three years upon a successful evaluation.

  • We offer you a pleasant and dynamic working environment in a multidisciplinary team, with many learning opportunities.
  • You will receive a contract for 32 - 36 hours/week (by your choice) for an initial period of one year, which in case of a successful evaluation can be extended up to three years.
  • The Collective Labor Agreement for Hospitals (CAO Ziekenhuizen) applies. Your salary will be according to the salary scale FWG 60 (min. € 3.736,-, max. € 5.473,- gross/month on fulltime basis), depending on relevant work experience. Furthermore, you will receive a 8.33% holiday allowance and 8.33% end-of-year bonus.
  • We invest in development of people and as such offer a wide range of options for personal development including hard- and soft skills courses.
  • We invest in the employability and vitality of our employees and as part of this offer discounts on for example sport subscriptions. Applicants from abroad may qualify for the advantageous 30% tax rule.
  • In case a residence/work permit is required, our HR department will assist with the application.



The internationally acclaimed state-of-the-art radiotherapy institute Maastro in Maastricht delivers cancer care in the Limburg region of the Netherlands, aiming to cure patients while preventing side effects of the provided treatments. With about 370 employees, we contribute to this endeavor; not only in patientcare, but also in research and business operations. Maastro is a state-of-the-art clinic with the latest imaging and radiotherapy equipment, being one of the three Dutch centers treating patients with proton therapy. Furthermore, we have wellestablished research groups and we work closely with Maastricht University and Maastricht University Hospital (MUMC+) in the fields of education, clinical and pre-clinical research. Does working in a dynamic and innovative organization appeal to you? Check our website and get in touch with us.


  • Research, development, innovation
  • Natural sciences; Engineering; Health
  • 32—36 hours per week
  • €3736—€5473 per month
  • Doctorate
  • PA MAASTRO 20240205-2


Doctor Tanslaan 12, 6229 ET, Maastricht

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