Applicants are sought for a postdoctoral scholar position in the field of medical physics, in the Advanced Imaging and Informatics for Radiation Therapy (AIRT) Lab of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (UTSW). The related research will employ iterative image reconstruction, registration, and machine learning/deep learning techniques to carry out real-time tomographic imaging for advanced radiation therapy, which is funded by NIH through an R01 grant. A Ph.D. in physics, biomedical engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, or related disciplines is preferred. Strong programming skill is essential. Experience in the following is preferred: programming in Matlab/Python/C/C++ and image processing. Knowledge in machine/deep learning and high-performance computing is a plus while not required. NO previous background in medical physics is required. The candidate should demonstrate good written and communication skills.
This postdoctoral position is also eligible to enroll into our CAMPEP-accredited didactic medical physics certificate program for free, whose curriculum covers the essential medical physics courses for individuals to enter the medical physics residency to become a professional medical physicist in the US.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and the NIH guideline (https://www.niaid.nih.gov/grants-contracts/salary-cap-stipends).
About University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
UT Southwestern is a leading academic medical center—world-renowned for its research and scientific training, and nationally recognized for the quality of clinical care that its faculty provides to patients at UTSW University Hospitals and clinics. With six Nobel Laureates and 22 members of the National Academy of Sciences currently on faculty, UT Southwestern is among the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and consistently ranks the No. 1 academic medical center in the world for publishing high-quality scientific research, according to Nature Index. The Division of Medical Physics and Engineering currently has 26 faculty-level physicists and more than 40 postdoctoral researchers and graduate students.
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