Research Engineer

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Oct 3, 2022

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Health Sciences
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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

This is a full-time position, funded for three-years. The primary purpose of the Research Engineer position is to provide programming support for our team, with a variety of programming languages. The main goal of our group is the development of automated tools to support radiation therapy treatment planning in low- and middle-income countries. This position will support this role, including image processing, segmentation, database use, and many other programming tasks.


1. Provides technical engineering expertise in the performance of laboratory experiments, data collection and analysis.

2. Develop user interfaces for automated contouring and planning tools

3. Create software to integrate with other software tools developed in our group and also commercial software.

4. Provide data management assistance for active research protocols, including importing data into treatment planning computers.

5. Provide image analysis support, including programming, for ongoing R&D projects.

6. Other duties as assigned.

Master's degree in Science, Physics or Engineering field.

: Two years of engineering-related laboratory experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

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