Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Radiation Oncology, seeks a post-doctoral fellow to perform research in the Division of Medical Physics. The successful candidate should have a PhD in physics, medical physics, engineering, computer science or related field. Candidates having the following background are preferred: strong interest in adaptive radiotherapy and radiotherapy imaging research; knowledge and experience in image reconstruction and image processing; strong computing skills with knowledge of IDL and/or Matlab. Experience with DICOM is also desired. The selected candidate will participate in industry-sponsored research related to CBCT imaging. The Department of Radiation Oncology is located in Loyola Outpatient Center, and has a variety of state-of-the-art equipment including the Varian Edge, 2 Varian TrueBeams, and a Varian 2100EX linac; two multi-slice CT scanners, and a GammaMed High Dose Rate Brachytherapy unit. Treatment planning software consists of Varian Eclipse and BrachyVision. Aria software is used for the information management system. The Department has 4 faculty physicists and 6 clinical physicists, and a CAMPEP accredited medical physics residency program. Loyola University Medical Center is located just west of Chicago, and is easily accessible to all the amenities that a large city has to offer, including multiple professional sports teams (football, baseball, basketball, hockey), cultural activities (art museum, museum of natural history, science museum), and diverse ethnic neighborhoods with a variety of fine dining experiences. Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. For further information, please forward your cover letter and CV to John C. Roeske, PhD, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located in the Chicago western suburbs, approximately 13 miles from downtown Chicago, Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) occupies a 61-acre campus adjacent to the Edward J. Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, one of the nation’s largest teaching hospitals. Loyola University Health System is a nationally recognized leader in providing health care and in conducting groundbreaking research to treat heart d...isease, cancer, organ transplantation and neurological disorders. The 125,000 sq. ft. Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center is a free standing facility that houses 40 oncology focused faculty, thirty-four basic research laboratories, and clinical treatment facilities that support over 85,000 patient visits per year. In addition, oncology clinical services are provided at 3 satellite facilities, and clinical research activities are supported by SWOG, NRG, ACOSOG and a Phase II network.