Postdoctoral Researcher

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, TX

ID: 7073725 (Ref.No. 512804)
Posted: January 5, 2021

Job Description

Multiple postdoctoral training positions are available in the laboratory of Drs. Xuejun and Weiguo Lu, in
the Department of Radiation Oncology at the UT Southwestern Medical Center. Our laboratory has several
exciting projects related to advanced caner radiotherapy techniques, including image reconstruction and
segmentation, treatment plan optimization and automation, treatment outcome and toxicity prediction,
treatment error detection and prevention.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in the fields of computer science, data science, and bioinformatics, applied
mathematics, biomedical/industrial/electrical engineering, or other engineering and physical sciences.
Curiosity, open-mindedness, creativity, persistence, and collaborative-work ability are the key personal
skills we target. Demonstrated research experience and publication record are necessary. Successful
candidates should have strong computer skills and programming in Python, C++ or Matlab. Knowledge in
medical image processing, machine/deep learning and high-performance computing is a plus while not

The postdoctoral positions at UTSW are full-time research 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 through an alternative pathway.

Information on our postdoctoral training program and benefits can be found in our Postdoc Handbook or

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

Xuejun Gu, Ph.D. and Weiguo Lu, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390- 9303

Contact Information:

Xuejun Gu, PhD
Radiation Oncology, Division of Medical Physics and Engineering
United States


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