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Position: Doctoral candidate specializing in physics or a comparable subject
Institution: Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
Location: Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany
Duties: Active participation in the project and regular exchange with medical physicists at the Städtisches Klinikum Braunschweig; Calculating radiation transport, assessing and verifying the measurement results and the simulation results; Further developing, improving and applying procedures for fast detection of the organ-absorbed dose in the patient in modern computed tomography; Developing a procedure for automated segmenting of the organs in CT imaging data (e.g. by means of machine learning methods); Presenting the results at project meetings and scientific congresses in Germany and abroad; elaborating scientific publications
Requirements: You have completed university studies in physics or a comparable subject; You have pronounced experimental skills; You have good programming skills for data analysis (e.g. Python, C++, C#); A sound knowledge of and experience in the following fields are an advantage: Interaction of ionizing radiation with matter; Dosimetry of ionizing radiation and its measurement technology, especially dose measurements with ionization chambers; Simulation of radiation transport in matter using Monte Carlo methods; Fundamentals of metrology, data analysis, and determination of measurement uncertainty; Fundamentals of machine learning in medicine; You have an autonomous, accurate and well-structured working style as well as good organization skills; You have a good command of both spoken and written German and English; You have excellent communication skills and are a team player; You are willing to travel within Germany and abroad within the scope of your assignment; You are aware of the fact that you may be occupationally exposed to radiation
   
Text: Doctoral candidate specializing in physics or a comparable subject (20-208-6) Wednesday, 5. February 2020 The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is the National Metrology Institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with scientific and technical service tasks. It furthers progress and reliability in metrology for society, the economy and science. In Department 6.2, Dosimetry for Radiation Therapy and Diagnostic Radiology, of Division 6, we are looking for a doctoral candidate specializing in physics or a comparable subject to join us as soon as possible. This position is available on the basis of a 3-year fixed-term contract. You will be employed at our Braunschweig site. The remuneration will be paid in accordance with remuneration group 13 TVöD Bund (85 %). Department 6.2 is, among other things, concerned with the development and improvement of dose measurement procedures for modern diagnostic radiology. Within the scope of a third-party project funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU), a concept for the conversion of dose-relevant parameters in the digital volume tomography will to be elaborated in our department in close cooperation with the Städtisches Klinikum Braunschweig (Clinical Centre Braunschweig). Another field of research is the development and validation of a procedure for customized dosimetry in CT. The doctoral thesis is linked to both fields of research. Your tasks: Active participation in the project and regular exchange with medical physicists at the Städtisches Klinikum Braunschweig Calculating radiation transport, assessing and verifying the measurement results and the simulation results Further developing, improving and applying procedures for fast detection of the organ-absorbed dose in the patient in modern computed tomography Developing a procedure for automated segmenting of the organs in CT imaging data (e.g. by means of machine learning methods) Presenting the results at project meetings and scientific congresses in Germany and abroad; elaborating scientific publications Your profile: You have completed university studies in physics or a comparable subject You have pronounced experimental skills You have good programming skills for data analysis (e.g. Python, C++, C#) A sound knowledge of and experience in the following fields are an advantage: Interaction of ionizing radiation with matter Dosimetry of ionizing radiation and its measurement technology, especially dose measurements with ionization chambers Simulation of radiation transport in matter using Monte Carlo methods Fundamentals of metrology, data analysis, and determination of measurement uncertainty Fundamentals of machine learning in medicine You have an autonomous, accurate and well-structured working style as well as good organization skills You have a good command of both spoken and written German and English You have excellent communication skills and are a team player You are willing to travel within Germany and abroad within the scope of your assignment You are aware of the fact that you may be occupationally exposed to radiation For further information with regard to this position, please contact: Dr. L. Büermann, phone: 49 531 592-6250, e-mail: ludwig.bueermann (at) ptb . de or Dr. U. Ankerhold, phone: 49 531 592-6200, e-mail: ulrike.ankerhold (at) ptb . de Click here to learn more about our department PTB promotes the professional equality of women and men and is thus especially interested in applications from women. Within the scope of the official feasibilities, PTB offers flexible part-time work schemes in order to support in particular the compatibility of work and family life. Disabled persons will be given priority if they have the same occupational aptitude. Are you interested? Then we are looking forward to hearing from you. Please use our online application form or send us your application to the following postal address: Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Referat "Personal" Reference number 20-208-6 Bundesallee 100 38116 Braunschweig Germany Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications sent via e-mail. The closing date for applications is 5 February 2020 . Back
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