Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Colorado in Denver
University of Colorado School of Medicine
January 25, 2018
Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics: Radiological Physics - General
The Medical Physics division of the Department of Radiation Oncology at University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a postdoctoral researcher in the areas of image guided radiation therapy and adaptive radiation therapy. The successful candidate will work in the areas of tumor motion management, dosimetric modelling, and response assessment for patients receiving Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT).
The project will both involve a mix of experimental data collection and computational data analysis and algorithm development. While this position is primarily R&D, the successful candidate will gain clinical radiotherapy physics experience. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in physics, computer science, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, applied math, or a related field. Experience in scientific programming and computational methods is required. Experience in algorithm development for image processing, image reconstruction, or mathematical modelling is highly desired. Experience in image guided radiation therapy and radiation therapy physics is preferred, but not required.
University of Colorado Cancer Center is a NCI-designated Cancer Center, and it is located in the Anschutz Medical Campus, a world-class, academic health center with state-of-the-art health care facilities. We provide a full range of clinical services, including IMRT, SRS/SRT, SBRT, LDR/HDR, ultrasound guided prostate implants, TBI, TSI, and other special procedures. The city of Denver offers both 300 days of sunshine per year and the perfect blend of outdoor adventure and urban sophistication.
The successful candidate will join our team of researchers in the Department of Radiation Oncology studying ablative radiotherapy, organ motion management, advanced CBCT imaging, response/toxicity assessment, biological modelling, particle therapy, and many other topics. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, CV, and contact information of three references. University of Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
About University of Colorado School of Medicine
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is an NCI-Designated Cancer Center with 14 faculty physicians, 10 faculty physicists, 2 physics residents, and an ever-growing team of 4 postdoctoral researchers. Our department is a world leader in the development and utilization of SBRT, and our ongoing research projects include motion management, ventilation imaging, DCE-perfusion, CBCT imaging, outcomes modelling, accelerator design, and big data in oncology.
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