Postdoctoral position for multimodal imaging and image guided radiation research
- City of Hope
- Location: Duarte, CA
- Job Number: 7065557 (Ref #: 10006197)
- Posting Date: Mar 26, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions. We invite you to also view our current openings.
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.
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.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.