Outstanding candidates interested in pursuing an academic career in medical physics are sought for a post-doctoral research associate position in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine. In this position, you will benefit from a vast array of resources and exceptional training in a top-ranked clinical environment. The primary focus of this research is to develop voxel-based radiopharmaceutical dosimetry, auto-segmentation algorithms, and image reconstruction techniques of SPECT/PET.
While the position involves primarily translational research, the successful candidate will have opportunities to gain experience in clinical medical physics. This position will provide an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to pursue a career in the field of radiation oncology and nuclear medicine physics.
The Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University is rapidly growing and supports one of the leading cancer centers in the country. A full range of clinical services, including brachytherapy, image-guided radiation therapy, MR-guided radiation therapy, high-intensity focused ultrasound, proton and stereotactic radiosurgery are provided routinely.Â The Division of Medical Physics includes 30 faculty, a competitive CAMPEP-accredited medical physics residency program and a CAMPEP-accredited Medical Physics certificate program.Â A new MS in Medical Physics program will also seek for CAMPEP-accreditation.Â Post-doctoral fellows are welcome to take courses of the certificate program with tuition assistance to establish eligibility for residency programs.
Ph.D. degree in physics, medical physics, nuclear engineering, biomedical engineering, or a related field.
Knowledge of nuclear/radiological physics.
Experience with auto-segmentation.
Experience with SPECT/PET image reconstruction.
Experience with Monte Carlo simulation tools.
Experience with computational programming, experimental measurements, and data analysis.
Skill in engineering mathematics and scientific programming using MATLAB and C++.
Experience in academic research and manuscript preparation.
Experience with Geant4 and Monte Carlo simulation.
Base pay is commensurate with experience.
Applicant Special Instructions
Prospective candidates should send a letter of intent and curriculum vitae, along with three letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONTACT:Â Â Â Â Â Â
Nichole M. Maughan, Ph.D.
Department of Radiation Oncology Washington UniversityÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.