Post-Doctoral Research Position in Medical Physics
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
February 8, 2018
Computer Science: Software Engineering, Health and Medicine: Imaging, Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology
The Department of Radiation Oncology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (U.S.A.) invites applications for a post-doctoral research position in the Division of Medical Physics. The successful candidate would work on a 4D X-Ray imaging improvement project, in direct support of our evolving image-guided proton therapy practice. The project development team will include medical physicists, radiation oncologists and radiation technologists and will involve collaboration with our industrial partners. Thus, the project would serve as a strong foundation for launching a potential future career in medical physics. This will be a one-year position, renewable for a second year based on progress.
Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in physics, engineering or computer science and be able to demonstrate a strong skillset working with medical images, image analysis/processing and robust user-interface programming. Preference will be given to candidates available to start employment in summer (2018) and who are committed to staying in this role for two years.
Please e-mail your current curriculum vitae to below contact, along with a cover letter. References will be requested after initial candidate screening.
Erik J. Tryggestad, Ph.D.
Facilities and Environment:
The Department of Radiation Oncology at Mayo Clinic-Rochester is large and diverse in all aspects, offering quality radiation therapy treatments based on state-of-the art clinical technologies. Our capabilities include spot-scanned (or intensity-modulated) proton therapy. The Medical Physics Division currently has 18 Ph.D. consultants (faculty), 20 staff medical physicists, 9 medical physics residents, 4 postdoctoral fellows and 3 medical physics assistants.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive based on Mayo Clinic standard
About Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Learn and grow among the best in your field at the nation’s top hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2016-2017), ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Mayo Clinic is committed to sustaining and growing research, believes in research-driven care and establishes a well-defined integration between research and clinical practice. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll use the power of collaboration to achieve the highest standards for research, medical care and health improvement, working in the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees. You’re invited to contribute to a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.
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