Northwestern Medicine is a network of four award-winning, Magnet®-recognized hospitals and more than 60 sites of care throughout Chicagoland. This translates to more than 4,000 aligned physicians including faculty, residents and researchers who are dedicated to exceptional service based on our mission of Patients First. The treatment provided within our network is informed by the latest research from the Feinberg School of Medicine. Take this opportunity to join us in a promising role with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.
About the Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is committed to being a national leader in the battle to overcome cancer. Chicago's Lurie Cancer Center is dedicated to scientific discovery, advancing medical knowledge, providing compassionate, state-of-the-art cancer care, and training the next generation of clinicians and scientists. We are seeking a:
MEDICAL PHYSICS POSTDOC Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago Main Campus The professional we select for this postdoctoral position will conduct research at the department of radiation oncology in the Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center. The department currently includes seven medical physicists; treats 120 to 150 patients a day; and provides extensive external beam treatment and imaging modalities, including SBRT, SRT, 3D Conformal, TBI, TSET, IMRT, IGRT, OBI, XVI, CBCT, Gamma Knife, IntraOp, Hyperthermia; as well as various forms of LDR and brachytherapy.
Candidates pursuing a career in medical physics will have to opportunity to gain experience in anticipation of a CAMPEP residency. This position is specifically intended for therapeutic medical physics research; however, those with an interdisciplinary background (such as industrial engineering, biomedical engineering, and computer science) may also succeed in this role. Responsibilities include:
Preparing grant proposals for external and internal funding.
Compiling and analyzing data for clinical outcomes and research.
Developing research protocols and conducting research.
Publishing papers based on research and data analytics.
Participating in seminars and other training opportunities.
Documenting all research, data analysis and work related to clinical outcomes.
Participating in continuing post graduate education or training in conducting research in clinical outcomes, measurement, and reporting.
Participating in departmental QA activities and initiatives.
Collaborating with other research staff, faculty and clinical staff, internally and externally.
A doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in medical physics, biomedical engineering, physics, or other fields related medical physics.
Candidates with MS degrees in biomedical engineering and computer science with strong programming skills and a background in statistics are also encouraged to apply.
Programming experience with Python, SQL and web framework.
Experience in clinical research, clinical outcomes data, and analysis/granting-writing.
Northwestern Medicine offers exceptional resources, education, growth opportunities, and benefits-including premier health insurance featuring our renowned physician network.
For more information and to apply, please visit us online at: www.nm.org (job #0023445).
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