Postdoctoral Fellow, Nuclear Medicine (Medical Physics)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Internal Number: 54015
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Seeking postdoctoral scholar to join NIH funded nuclear medicine radiation dosimetry software development project at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.
Working within a SNMMI MIRD committee sponsored project, we are developing relevant dosimetry related software to be distributed freely in the nuclear medicine community. Information on the project can be found at our website www.MIRDsoft.org . We are aiming to innovate in the field of internal dosimetry calculations with respect to education, standardization, uncertainty analysis, population processing, as well as develop platforms for further innovation.
Strong problem-solving skills in addressing varied problems is crucial. Computer programming and software engineering skills are preferred. Knowledge and experience with MS Excel, Visual Basic, Java, C is useful, but other programming languages are also acceptable. Experience with clinical imaging and/or therapy is a plus but not required. The ability to work as part of a team is essential, while the ability to work independently and complete assigned arms of the project is also essential.
For the right candidate, an opportunity to join a combined four-year hybrid research/residency program in Medical Imaging Physics in the Department of Medical Physics is available. Details of the residency program can be found at https://www.mskcc.org/hcp-education-training/residencies/medical-imaging-physics-residency. The successful candidate will be compensated according to the MSKCC standard rates based upon experience. Specifics information on employee benefits offered may be found at https://careers.mskcc.org/learn-about-msk/benefits/.
The Department of Medical Physics consists of over eighty faculty physicists and computer scientists plus support staff working on various physical problems related to diagnosis and therapy for cancer.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and is recognized as a world leader in clinical cancer care and research.
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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.