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Post-Doctoral Associate (Proton Therapy)
Post-Doctoral Associate (Proton Therapy)
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The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Post-Doctoral Associate to work on the UHealth Campus. The Post-Doctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Post Doctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community. The Post-Doctoral Associate will be working under general supervision of the principal investigator, the postdoctoral fellow will plan and carry out studies focused on applied nuclear physics and medical physics in the framework of proton therapy. The postdoctoral fellow will perform microdosimetric experiements to assess radiation quality, and use this information to improve treatment effectiveness. The research work performed in the principal investigator’s laboratory is in line with the overall mission of the School of Medicine, in particular in enhancing human health by advancing discoveries from the laboratories to patients. The Post Doctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Post Doctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.
Conducts research on specific areas of study as assigned.
Prepares research reports and technical papers for publishing.
Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories.
Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.
Develops advanced analytical models and systems and provides solutions and analyses to support strategic and tactical decisions.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
MD or Ph.D. in relevant field
No prior experience required
Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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