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Post-Doctoral Fellow
University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado
Date Posted 11/17/2020
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Post-Doctoral Fellow - 19460 



University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellow

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Overall Description of Responsibility or Nature of Work

The Department of Radiation Oncology at University of Colorado Cancer Center is seeking a postdoctoral researcher in the area of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) physics.

We are developing novel imaging technologies to improve tissue visualization and quantitative accuracy in CBCT in this National Cancer Institute funded project. This is expected to lead to significant advances in adaptive radiation therapy, and utilization of CBCT in treatment response and toxicity assessments. The postdoctoral fellow will be directly responsible for the development of new image processing algorithms and optimization of novel imaging hardware in our research CBCT platform. The successful candidate will also help to translate the research CBCT platform into a clinical CBCT system. Other responsibilities involve conducting CBCT imaging experiments, presentation of results in national or international meetings, and preparation of manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications.

Skills in one or more of the following areas are highly desired:

  • Physics of x-ray detectors/image sensors

  • Image or signal processing algorithm development

  •  Optimization and modeling of imaging systems

  • CT image reconstruction and data correction methods

Specific experience in CBCT imaging or image guided radiation therapy is not required. A track record of peer-reviewed publications is required.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits .

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx  

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.




Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in physics, electrical engineering, computer science, applied math, biomedical engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of research experience in physics, image/signal processing, imaging systems development, image reconstruction, computer vision, high energy physics, or related fields

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Good computer software development and technical skills

Desired or preferred:

  • Experience with algorithm development, image processing, and mathematical modelling
  • Experience with writing peer-reviewed publications

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

      Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers , refer to requisition ID: 19460
When applying, applicants must include:
  • A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  • A current Resume/CV
  • The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for 3-5 professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
  • Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.
    Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.
    Job Category
    : Faculty 
    Primary Location
    : Aurora 
    : Full-time 
    Posting Date
    : Oct 28, 2020 
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing 
    Posting Contact Name: John Sohrweid 
    Posting Contact Email: John.Sohrweid@cuanschutz.edu 
    Position Number: 00726335
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