Division of Medical Physics & Biophysics, Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Position ID:Brigham and Women's Hospital-Division of Medical Physics & Biophysics-POSTDOC [#10739]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Medical Physics
Biomedical Sciences
Computational Bioscience & Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/01/12, finished 2018/10/14)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Medical Physics – Harvard Medical School

Multiple postdoctoral research positions are available at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Division of Medical Physics and Biophysics.

Candidates with a PhD, or equivalent, in physics, astronomy, computer science, medical physics, engineering or a related subject are invited to apply. The successful applicants will participate in NIH funded projects related to image-guided radiation therapy. Fellows can participate in clinical training and the department’s CAMPEP-approved certificate program. No prior experience in medicine or medical physics is required. We are seeking motivated individuals with well-developed communication skills and the desire and talent to tackle technical problems. Significant programming experience is a must; familiarity with image processing and/or reconstruction techniques would be valued highly. An appointment will be made as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and CV by email to Dr. Ross Berbeco: rberbeco@bwh.harvard.edu. Three references should be available upon request.

About Medical Physics:

Medical physics is a sub-discipline of physics focused on applications in medicine.  In radiation oncology, physicists help to ensure the safe and effective delivery of therapeutic radiation for cancer patients.  Additionally, they develop new technologies for therapy and imaging, perform basic research and help to educate students and other care providers. 


The Division of Medical Physics and Biophysics in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School is a dynamic group of 20 faculty members, 20 clinical physicists and dosimetrists and 25+ postdocs, residents and graduate students. We currently support 12 linear accelerators, 6 CT simulators and a full brachytherapy (LDR and HDR) program. Ongoing research projects in the department include image-guided radiotherapy, radiomics, MR-guided RT, adaptive radiotherapy, molecular biophysics, therapeutic nanoparticles, and pre-clinical radiation oncology.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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Contact: Dr. Ross Berbeco
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Brigham & Women's Hospital
Department of Radiation Oncology
75 Francis St., ASBI-L2
Boston, MA 02115

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