Radiation Research Society

Post-doctoral Research Scientist/Fellow

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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
10 days ago


The work is within an NIH funded research laboratory, directed by Dr. Brian Pogue, incoming Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Physics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.  The work is located in the Wisconsin Institute of Medical Research in the medical complex. The ideal candidate should have an interest in academic advancement and development of biomedical imaging technologies using as linear accelerator control delivery, FLASH radiotherapy, and molecular sensing for tissue function.  Funding for the project will vary depending upon the exact project being carried out. The candidate will be expected to carry out/develop the described research projects under the direction of the principal investigator. The position will involve collaboration with rodent and human surgeries and or cancer treatment in radiation therapy.  Independence and initiative to read peer reviewed publications and execute original experiments is needed.  Drafting manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, and presenting final results at international conferences is expected; The successful applicant must have excellent scientific, writing, organizational, record-keeping, and problem-solving skills, commensurate with becoming a future faculty member or leader in industry.


A candidate with a PhD in engineering, physics, medical physics or computer science is sought, with an interest in advanced radiation therapy and surgical guidance technology.  A suitable technical person should have the ability or willingness to learn how to do instrument control, experimental set up, hardware design, and collaborate with life science people to carry out cancer imaging and treatment studies.  Instruments will include ultra-fast time-gated cameras, molecular probes, linear accelerators, fluorescence guided surgery instruments. A demonstrated record in writing multiple peer-reviewed publications is required  The candidate should be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively, and co-supervising students as appropriate to carry out the work. Applications for the position should include a CV, cover letter stating research background and interests, and contact information for three professional references

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59175140
  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin, United States
    Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • Position Title: Post-doctoral Research Scientist/Fellow
  • Company Name: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Job Function: Research
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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