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Postdoctoral Fellow - Imaging Physics Research

Employer
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 27, 2024

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Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

Job Details

This is a post-doctoral fellow position. Under the mentorship of Dr. Jia Wu and Dr. Xinuning Le, the postdoctoral fellow will work on designated projects assigned by the mentor(s). the fellow will be responsible for the conception of the project, collecting primary data (including but not limited to chart review for genomic typing, response, and survival of lung cancer patients treated with various treatments, the input of histology and radionics data, genomics data), analyze results using mathematical and statistical tools, complies, writes and submits reports to mentor(s).

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Under the mentorship of Dr. Jia Wu and Dr. Xinuning Le, the post-doctoral fellow will be working in a multi-disciplinary team with expertise in oncology, radiomics, and AI/Machine Learning. The fellow will gain knowledge in all three areas. The fellow will also develop independent research areas of interest with guidance from mentor(s).

Dr. Wu's laboratory: https://faculty.mdanderson.org/profiles/jia_wu.html

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
An individual holding a recent (within three years) Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., Sc.D., M.D., D.V.M.) in an appropriate field who is seeking a temporary appointment under the supervision of a faculty mentor, involving full-time laboratory-based research or scholarship in preparation for an academic or research career as an independent investigator. This appointment is not part of a clinical training program; individuals holding an M.D. degree or equivalent are not permitted to engage in patient care activity.

POSITION INFORMATION
MD Anderson follows the NIH stipend levels as outlined by the "Kirchstein - NRSA". This full-time trainee position will provide a salary between $56,484 to $68,604, dependent upon the years of postgraduate experience.

MD Anderson offers compensated trainees:
- Paid medical benefits (zero premium) starting on first day for trainees who work 30 or more hours per week
- Group Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and Disability coverage
- Paid Education Vacation and Sick Leave
- Paid institutional holidays, wellness leave, childcare leave and other paid leave programs
- Teachers Retirement System defined-benefit pension plan and two voluntary retirement plans
- Employer paid life, AD&D and an illness-related reduced salary pay program
- Health Savings Account and Dependent Care Reimbursement flexible spending accounts
- Fertility benefits
- State of Texas longevity pay
- Extensive wellness, fitness, employee health programs and employee resource groups

FACULTY MENTOR
Dr. Jia Wu and Dr. Xinuning Le,

Company

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 2023 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

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