Postdoctoral Research Associate - Radiation Oncology
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR78023
The Washington University of St. Louis (WUSTL) is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to conduct research in support of the objectives of the Department of Radiation Oncology. The fellow may develop: 1) image reconstruction and analysis programs, and 2) pulse sequence programs for various MRIs and MRI-guided radiation therapy system (MR-IGRT). We have active clinical research in 4D MRI, multislice cines, target tracking, and machine learning based image generation.
Human subject research imaging will be primarily conducted on Radiation Oncologyâ™s Philips 1.5 T MRI and ViewRay 0.35 T MRI-Linac, and the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiologyâ™s Center for Clinical Imaging Research (CCIR) Siemens 3 T MRIs.Â The fellow must comply with WUSTLâ™s stringent laboratory safety requirements, policies, and procedures including human subject protection training (CITI) and MRI safety.
Ph.D. in Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics, or Computer Science.
Must have strong programming skills.
Software experience with C/C++, MATLAB/IDL/Python, and/or TensorFlow/PyTorch.
Experience with machine/deep learning programming is desirable.
Must be self-motivated and excited about working in an interactive research team environment. Must be able to work independently and professionally.
Must have good writing and communications skills.
Experience with MRI pulse sequence programming is also desirable but not required.
Base pay is commensurate with experience.
Applicant Special Instructions
Interested individuals should send or email their resume to: H. Michael Gach, Ph.D. Professor of Radiation Oncology, Radiology, and Biomedical Engineering, Washington University of St. Louis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Office: (314) 286-1645, Fax: (314) 362-8521.
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