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Postdoctoral Research Positions- Medical Physics and Engineering

UT Southwestern Medical Center , Dallas, TX, United States
Employer Description
UT Southwestern Medical Center Located in Dallas, Texas. UT Southwestern is a leading academic medical center—world-renowned for its research, regarded among the best in the country for medical education and for clinical and scientific training, and nationally recognized for the quality of clinical care that its faculty provides to patients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals and clinics and affiliated institutions. With six Nobel Laureates and 25 members of the National Academy of Sciences currently on faculty, UT Southwestern is among the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and consistently ranks the No. 1 academic medical center in the world for publishing high-quality scientific research, according to Nature Index. 
Our institution has over 18,880 full-time faculty and staff and provide training to nearly 3,705 medical, graduate and allied health students, as well as residents and postdoctoral scholars each year. Ongoing support from federal agencies, private foundations, individuals, and corporations provides more than $489 million per year to fund over 5,800 research projects. 
UT Southwestern physicians provide medical care in about 80 specialties to more than 105,000 hospitalized patients, nearly 370,000 emergency room cases, and oversee approximately 3 million outpatient visits a year.
The Department of Radiation Oncology is part of the NCI-designated Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center, which offers exceptional opportunities for translation of laboratory science into clinical trials and provides an integrated program of medical, radiation, and surgical oncology.  Our faculty of more than 70 are experts in the field leading the development and clinical implementation of innovative treatment strategies in radiation oncology.  With more than 130,000 square feet of clinical space with some of the most advanced radiotherapy tools available.
Job Description

Postdoctoral training positions are available under the mentorship of several faculty in the Division of Medical Physics and Engineering, Department of Radiation Oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Our laboratoryhttps://www.utsouthwestern.edu/labs/maia/ has several exciting opportunities related to the following:


  • Medical image reconstruction and processing
  • Radiotherapy treatment planning
  • Deep learning techniques and applications in medical imaging and radiotherapy
  • Development of preclinical/biomedical imaging or therapeutic devices


Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in physics, engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, biomedical optics or related disciplines is required. The candidate should also demonstrate excellent written and communication skills.


The postdoctoral positions at UTSW are full-time research training positions. Initial appointment will be for one year with renewable appointments for subsequent years. The successful candidates, if interested, will also be eligible for basic clinical medical physics training and a tuition fee waiver for the enrollment into a didactic certificate program with CAMPEP-accredited courses covering essential medical physics didactic elements for individuals entering the medical physics profession.

Information on our postdoctoral training program and benefits can be found in our Postdoc Handbook or at http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/postdocs. 


Interested individuals should send a CV, statement of interests, and a list of three references to:


Sharlah Grant, MBA

Division Administrator

Radiation Oncology- Medical Physics And Engineering

UT Southwestern Medical Center

5323 Harry Hines Blvd. 

Dallas, TX 75390-9303

E-mail: Sharlah.Dabney@UTSouthwestern.edu


UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  


12 July 2021
10 September 2021
Research and Development
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