Post-Doctoral Fellow

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado – School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Overall Description of Responsibility or Nature of Work

The Department of Radiation Oncology at University of Colorado Cancer Center is seeking a postdoctoral researcher in the area of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) physics.

We are developing novel imaging technologies to improve tissue visualization and quantitative accuracy in CBCT in this National Cancer Institute funded project. This is expected to lead to significant advances in adaptive radiation therapy, and utilization of CBCT in treatment response and toxicity assessments. The postdoctoral fellow will be directly responsible for the development of new image processing algorithms and optimization of novel imaging hardware in our research CBCT platform. The successful candidate will also help to translate the research CBCT platform into a clinical CBCT system. Other responsibilities involve conducting CBCT imaging experiments, presentation of results in national or international meetings, and preparation of manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications.

Skills in one or more of the following areas are highly desired:

  • Physics of x-ray detectors/image sensors

  • Image or signal processing algorithm development

  •  Optimization and modeling of imaging systems

  • CT image reconstruction and data correction methods

Specific experience in CBCT imaging or image guided radiation therapy is not required. A track record of peer-reviewed publications is required.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

QualificationsMinimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in physics, electrical engineering, computer science, applied math, biomedical engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of research experience in physics, image/signal processing, imaging systems development, image reconstruction, computer vision, high energy physics, or related fields
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Good computer software development and technical skills
Desired or preferred:

  • Experience with algorithm development, image processing, and mathematical modelling
  • Experience with writing peer-reviewed publications
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Dec 7, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 10/30/2020
Application Due: 12/29/2020
Work Type: Full Time