Medical Physics: Radiation Oncology, Physics: Applied, Physics: Computational
The Department of Radiation Oncology at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in the Division of Medical Physics. Individuals with a strong interest in the application of computational tools and particle/nuclear physics principles in radiation medicine and experience in Monte Carlo simulation methods are encouraged to apply.
The fellowship offers individualized research opportunity in the area of Monte Carlo simulations directly related to the characterization and clinical performance of our future pencil beam scanning light ion therapy facility at Mayo Clinic Florida, which will include both proton therapy and the first in the nation Carbon-Ion therapy center. The incumbent is expected to conduct research leading to publications and presentations at national/international meetings under the guidance of our faculty.
A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Physics or closely related field and demonstrate computer programming and Monte Carlo experience, e.g. Geant4, MCNPX. Excellent quantitative, written and verbal skills and evidence of research scholarship is required.
Internal Number: 144696BR
About Mayo Clinic Florida
Learn and grow among the best in your field at the nation’s top hospital (U.S. News & World Report) ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other care provider. Mayo Clinic is committed to sustaining and growing research, believes in research-driven care and establishes a well-defined integration between research and clinical practice. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll use the power of collaboration to achieve the highest standards for research, medical care and health improvement, working in the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees. You’re invited to contribute to a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.Mayo Clinic Florida is located in Jacksonville Fl. Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City b...y the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer.
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