Health and Medicine: Radiation, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology Dosimetry
JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
The Post Doctoral Fellow in this position will coordinate the day-to-day operational management of the study entitled ‘A Novel Imaging Framework for Cardiopulmonary Toxicity Evaluation in Thoracic Radiotherapy’ under direct supervision of study PI: Richard Castillo, PhD, DABR. The study has received funding from the Winship Cancer Institute as a pilot initiative leveraging technological imaging advances housed in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Radiology at Emory University to provide seminal data on the first prospective clinical investigation into feasibility of a combined dual- and single-energy CT approach for evaluation of radiotherapy-induced cardiopulmonary toxicity. This individual will additionally provide assistance to the Study Coordinator, assist with data analysis, automation and computer programming of quantitative analysis procedures. Under direct supervision of study PI's this individual will take a primary role in authorship and preparation of manuscripts directly related to this work.
Internal Number: 26722
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