The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is seeking a highly motivated individual to perform cutting-edge research in CPU and GPU-based radiotherapy planning for thoracic and abdominal cancer. The research study aims at curing patient data, developing and implementing patient-specific statistical risk models of adverse treatment outcomes and using the developed models in the treatment planning process.
This is a two-year, full-time, mentored research position. The successful candidate will receive regular mentorship and evaluation, be trained and encouraged to disseminate research findings in major national conferences and peer-reviewed publications, and seek extramural research funding
Our group works on high performance computing-based radiotherapy research with a strong focus towards clinical translation. Our lab has access to GPU-equipped servers and state-of-the-art radiotherapy systems by Varian and Raysearch. We have been studying advanced treatment planning for lung cancer, breast cancer, and lymphoma extensively. Many patients with either of those diseases are treated at our institution which gives us access to clinical expertise and real patient data.
The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please send CV and a letter of interest to Dr. Arezoo Modiri at email@example.com .
Salary commensurate with education, experience and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Minimum Salary Guidelines.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.
PhD in in Medical Physics, Physics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Applied Math or related field. Significant experience required in scientific programming (MATLAB, Python or C++) and computational methods. R esearch/publication record in medical physics and graduate-level coding background preferred. High interest in learning and using tools for image processing, radiation treatment planning and statistical analysis. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: May 10, 2019
Internal Number: 123842
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The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.
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