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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow- Radiation Oncology in Atlanta, Georgia


JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

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The postdoctoral fellow in this position will work on the development of auto-planning algorithm, under direct supervision of Dr. Zhen Tian, who is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory. The postdoctoral fellow should have a doctoral degree in a related field, such as Medical Physics, Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer science, Industrial Engineering, etc. Experience in programming and computational method is required. Candidate with experience in machine learning/deep learning, optimization, or Monte Carlo simulation is preferred. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to produce 12 scientific manuscripts per year under direct supervision of Dr. Tian.

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Job Number 32407

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Rad Onc: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with radioactive materials or devices.