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The Department of Radiation Oncology at St. Jude is seeking a creative and highly motivated Medical Imaging Scientist who shares our passion for advancing pediatric cancer treatments to join our research team. Under the supervision and guidance of the principal investigator (faculty member), your role will focus on maximizing the therapeutic ratio in proton therapy through novel analysis and modeling of imaging, radiation dose and clinical outcome data. Your discoveries can directly impact pediatric cancer patients treated at St. Jude and the world.
The main areas of our imaging research include improving proton therapy accuracy, developing adaptive proton therapy, and assessing/predicting tumor and normal tissue response to radiation therapy in clinical trials. You will have access to our state-of-the-art imaging technology, which includes two MRI machines, a PET/CT and Spectral CT, all dedicated solely to our department.
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