Postdoc Medical Imaging and Image Analysis
Post-Doctoral Fellows in Medical Imaging and Image Analysis
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine is recruiting for a post-doctoral fellow to carry out research in the area of medical imaging and image analysis with a focus on oncology applications. Specifically, we are developing a framework using quantitative PET-CT analysis to improve evaluation of tumor response to therapies in lung and esophageal cancer patients. Experience in image analysis and computational science is required. Experience in Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK) is a plus. Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in computer science, electrical and computer engineering, medical physics, biomedical engineering, or related physical science. Successful applicants must be highly motivated and must have strong programming (C/C++ and Matlab) skills. Please e-mail CV to Wei Lu, Ph.D. at: email@example.com.
Facility and Equipment:
The Medical Physics Division is currently staffed with 14 PhD faculty physicists, 9 dosimetrists, and 12 post-doctoral fellows and graduate students. We provide clinical services at the University of Maryland Medical Center and three community practice centers. Services include conformal radiotherapy, IMRT, cone-beam CT-guided radiotherapy, on-line portal imaging, stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy and brachytherapy. We are outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment including two Varian Triology, two Varian iX, a Varian 21EX, and two Elekta SL linear accelerators. In addition we have three multi-slice large bore CT simulators with 4D capabilities and synchronized contrast injectors and one conventional CT simulators. The department has access to clinical PET/CT and MR scanners. Campus-wide shared resources include small-animal imaging PET and MR scanners. Treatment planning systems from multiple vendors include Philips, Varian and Nucletron.
Employer and Environment:
The Department of Radiation Oncology within the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center has a main facility at the University of Maryland Medical Center in downtown Baltimore, close to the main attractions of the Inner Harbor waterfront and professional sports arenas, theaters and symphony venues.
Interested applicants should mail or send electronically their curriculum vitae to:
Wei Lu, Ph.D., DABR
Department of Radiation Oncology
UMMC Gudelsky Tower
22 South Greene St
Baltimore MD 21201
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.