Post-doctoral Fellow

Duarte, California
January 26 2021
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary
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 (TMI), 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 investigating pre-clinical imaging ( fluorescent optical imaging, PET/CT; MRI imaging) and radiation research though various multi-disciplinary and translational approaches. The successful candidate will also participate investigating clinical imaging ( PET/CT and MRI imaging) and TMI research . 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.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

1. PhD in physics or engineering, preferably medical imaging.
2. Experience with multi-modal imaging such as Optical, PET, MRI (preclinical and clinical)
3. Experience with instrumentation, image reconstruction, and image analysis
4. Experience with radiation research.

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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