Post-doctoral Research Associate | Multimodal Imaging and Image Guided Radiation Research Projects

Location
California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
April 30 2018
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Job ID:13649

Job Title:Postdoctoral Research Associate - Multimodal Imaging and Image Guided Radiation Research Projects

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities
We are looking for a highly motivated and well organized research associate for multimodal imaging and image guided radiation research projects (e.g. Total marrow irradiation, image guided targeted therapy) within the Depart of Radiation Oncology (Hui laboratory), Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope. This is a part of the NIH (National Institute of Health) funded research for developing a total marrow irradiation program. The successful candidate will participate investigatingpre-clinical and clinical multimodal imaging (PET/CT; Optical imaging (fluorescent and Intravital); MRI image imaging)and general radiation researchthough various multi-disciplinary and translational approaches in pre-clinical and clinical studies. With strong support from the department chair, one of the main goal is to foster translational and correlative studies to bridge basic science and clinical trials

Minimum Education, and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Must have a Ph.D in physics or engineering
  • Must have experience with Optical and PET image processing, 3D image reconstruction
  • Must have experience with pre-clinical and clinical image processing.
  • Must have familiarity with multi-modal imaging such as PET, CT, MRI, Optical image analysis

Preferred Education and Skills:

  • PhD in medical imaging
  • Experience required includes performing mouse studies (injection, dissection, surgery, tissue preservations), and standard laboratory processes (e.g. QRT-PCR, Elisa assay, Western blot).

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the world.

City of Hope is located in Duarte, California, just northeast of Los Angeles, withcommunityclinicsthroughout Southern California. It is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer byU.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields ofbonemarrowtransplantation, diabetes and numerous breakthroughcancerdrugsbased on technology developed at the institution.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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