This job posting isn't available in all website languages

(While navigating through the site, please be sure to disable your pop-up blocker.)

Computational Scientist - Radiation Physics

Information Technology
Radiation Physics - Research 600662
143754 Requisition #
Sign Up for Job Alerts

 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Computational Scientist position is to be responsible for complex analysis in a variety of systems and programming areas operating concurrently, development of algorithms and software for proton dose computations and treatment planning, and participation in treatment planning studies using such system. The computational scientist will provide technical support for clinical research and developmental projects by developing new algorithms, communicating with the industry partners as necessary to improve computational infrastructure, and implementing new software for dose computations, treatment planning, measurements and image processing for activities relating to proton therapy.

Software development  Develop complex algorithyms in proton therapy



Project development  Analysis and assistance of others in the development of formalisms, algorithms and software for complex applications related to dose computations, Mote Carlo techniques, treatment planning, image processing, measurements and data analyses in radiation physics.  Acts in a projected development and definition capacity.


Infrastructure tool development   Develops and maintains software tools and infrastructure for resolving specifric problems.

Other duties as assigned

: Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics or related field.

Preferred: Master's degree or PhD with a concentration in Science, Engineering or related field.

: Five years experience in scientific software development/analysis. With preferred degree three years experience required.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions

Similar Listings

Genomic Med Rsch Department 710562

United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr)

📁 Information Technology

Requisition #: 145336

United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr)

📁 Information Technology

Requisition #: 143280

United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr)

📁 Information Technology

Requisition #: 142231