Position: The University of British Columbia (UBC) and the BC Cancer, part of the Provincial Health Services Authority in the Province of British Columbia, Canada, are seeking a post-doctoral fellow. The research will take place in the laboratories of Dr. Rahmim (Quantitative Tomography; rahmimlab.com) and Dr. Benard (http://molonc.bccrc.ca/benard-lab), in close collaboration with other clinical research and imaging experts at UBC and BC Cancer Research Center. The efforts will include development and assessment of innovative image enhancement and quantification methods that seek to improve the clinical value of PET images. More specifically, the post-doctoral fellow will apply advanced image processing methods to oncological PET images, and derive and validate effective therapeutic biomarkers in cancer patients.
Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in medical physics, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, applied mathematics, or a related field. Prior experience in image processing, machine learning or radiomics methods is a requirement. The candidate should have a strong interest and commitment to research. Creativity with an aim towards independent research as well as good communication skills are also emphasized. The initial appointment is for one year, which may be renewed based on performance.
Application: Interested candidates should send a CV, complete list of past research topics and publications, and the names of three references to Jayne Hunter (JHunter@bccancer.bc.ca). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.