Postdoctoral Fellow - Radiation Oncology

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7055600

Posted: January 29, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the department of Radiation Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. Chung’s lab major research focus is to utilize advanced medical imaging tools to measure and predict response and toxicity to treatment with novel systemic agents and high precision radiotherapy. In addition, the lab is working on the standardization of collection and nomenclature of images to facilitate meaningful measurement and interpretation of imaging biomarkers across departments and institutions.

The postdoctoral fellow will develop quantitative imaging processing and analysis approaches in order to identify key imaging parameters that can be utilized as imaging biomarkers and to guide adaptive radiotherapy approaches. In addition, the postdoctoral fellow will also assist in leadership and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.

Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with less than 2 years of postdoctoral experience, at least one first author publication, as well as a high level of written and oral communication skills in English.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and complete CV via email to Lara Landry @ lcalvarez@mdanderson.org

For more information on postdoctoral training at MD Anderson please visit https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/clinical-research-training/postdoctoral-training.html

Requirements
Ph.D. in Physics, Medical Physics, Computer Science or related fields

Skills
Experience with Python
Experience working in a Linux environment
Experience with quantitative image analysis
Experience with data analytics
Experience with Monte Carlo and CUDA is a plus

About MD Anderson
Located in Houston, Texas, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has been ranked number one in the nation for cancer care by U.S. New & World Report. MD Anderson also has a great reputation for promoting career development among postdoctoral fellows. As the 4th largest city and recently named the most diverse city in the U.S., Houston offers numerous opportunities for cultural enrichment, entertainment, great dining, continuing higher education, and year-round recreation. It features great neighborhoods, a reasonable cost of living, and a variety of lifestyle choices. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by MD Anderson policy or by federal, state or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law. All positions at MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. MD Anderson Cancer Center provides a smoke-free and drug-free environment.

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.


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