Post-Doctoral Fellow for Medical Physics Research Position

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7072696

Posted: December 1, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A post-doctoral fellow position is available in the Department of Radiation Physics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The research involves development of tools to quantify the relationship between radiation plans and patient outcomes. The ideal candidates should have finished (or be about to finish) their Ph.D. degrees in medical physics, computer science, physics, engineering or applied mathematics. Programming skills in Python, R and/or C# is required. The individual is expected to work within a large group of motivated interdisciplinary professionals.

Candidates who do not meet the CAMPEP course requirements will have the opportunity to take the classes towards a certificate in medical physics (needed for eligibility for entrance to a medical physics residency).

The Department of Radiation Physics in the Division of Radiation Oncology provides clinical, research, and education services to one of the largest and most advanced radiation oncology centers in the United States. The Radiation Physics Department currently has more than 65 medical physicists to support various specialized treatment procedures. The Division of Radiation Oncology is the best equipped for research-driven patient care as well as research and development of new technologies. Radiation Oncology currently has a 94,000 square-foot Proton Therapy Center, 25 medical linear accelerators for photon therapy, and 8 CT simulators.

Interested applicants should submit a CV with a full list of publications to T.J. Whitaker,, with ‘Postdoctoral Fellow’ in the subject line.

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where such distinction is required by law. All positions at MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. MD Anderson Cancer Center is a smoke-free and drug-free environment. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States.

Diversity and inclusion at MD Anderson are not just important; they are essential. We take an expansive view of diversity, considering differences in race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender and religious beliefs, as well as communication styles, thought, skill and ambition. We constantly examine our culture to create an inclusive working environment that effectively attracts, retains, develops and utilizes the skills and talents of all employees. Our Diversity Council develops strategies to attract and retain superior talent and enhance workforce diversity and inclusion. We also offer multiple diversity training programs to our employees.

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Job posting number:#7072696
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
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