Postdoctoral Scholar in Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences

University of California San Diego School of Medicine

United States

Postdoctoral Scholar-Employee in Radiation Medicine & Applied Sciences

Job #JPF02544
  • School of Medicine - RADIATION MED & APPLIED SCI

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 8th, 2020

Next review date: Thursday, Oct 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences ( at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to join a growing research team. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will make significant and creative contributions to research projects involving the application of artificial intelligence in Radiation Oncology and Medical Physics. Although the Post-Doctoral Fellow is expected to work independently under the guidance of a faculty member with an independent research program, the incumbent is not required to develop an independent research program.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in physics, medical physics, engineering computer science, or another closely related field. Prior experience in radiotherapy physics is not necessary, and candidates with excellent doctoral training in any specialty are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be motivated to solve technical challenges and possess excellent writing and communication skills; the position will involve writing papers and giving presentations.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with strong programming skills and experience with MATLAB, C++ and/or Python. Experience with medical imaging is also desirable.

Review of applications will be ongoing. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published University of California pay scales. Applications (CV, Cover letter, and 2 references, at minimum) must be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit at

The Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the academic, staff, and student body. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job location

La Jolla, California


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required

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