Postdoctoral Fellow – Integrative Mathematical Oncology

Moffitt Cancer Center   •  

Tampa, FL

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers

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Not Specified years

Posted 20 days ago

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Applications are sought for the position of Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work under the supervision of Dr. Alexander R. A. Anderson on an exciting inter-disciplinary research project concerning lung cancer immune response and evolutionary therapy. We seek a talented individual with a PhD and background in applied mathematics, physics or a computational discipline to work in the unique research environment of the Integrated Mathematical Oncology (IMO) Department. IMO integrates mathematicians, computer scientists, and physicists together with imaging specialists as well as clinical and experimental oncologists to develop novel approaches for the treatment and understanding of cancer.

Position Highlights:

  • The successful fellow will have the opportunity to directly interact with the greater CSBC community, since this project is part of the NCI Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (CSBC).
  • Another advisor for this project is Dr. Bob Gatenby (Chair of Radiology) ; therefore, opportunity to work closely with experimentalists and clinicians.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • experience in modelling biological systems, with a preference for those with knowledge of cancer.
  • demonstrated creativity, high motivation, good communication skills and importantly, experience in developing/ writing publications in quality peer reviewed scientific journals.
  • They should possess the ability to work independently and within the research group.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to program (C/C++/Java/Matlab), visualise and analyse numerical/experimental data.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate clearly and openly, present research results on local and national platforms
  • Perform independent research
  • Meet with team leader and members frequently
  • Build relationships across research disciplines to promote a collaborative research environment

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • MD or PhD in in applied mathematics, physics, or a computational discipline.