Post Doc Research Fellow in PET Imaging

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Vancouver, British Columbia
UBC Radiology
11th Floor, 2775 Laurel St.
$ 45,000.00

Post-Doc Fellowship in PET Imaging Position: The University of British Columbia (UBC) and the BC Cancer Agency are seeking a post-doctoral fellow. The research will take place in the laboratories of Dr. Rahmim (Quantitative Tomography; and Dr. Benard (, 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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence.  An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.  We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.    


Sean Murphy
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