Research Scientist I

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Posted: 08-May-24

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory

Internal Number: JR26214

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Description:

  • Develop a deep reinforcement learning model for automatic treatment planning for gamma knife radiosurgery.

  • Develop a deep reinforcement learning model for automatic treatment planning for HDR brachytherapy.

  • Develop a deep reinforcement learning model for automatic treatment planning for proton therapy.

  • Participates in the preparation and writing of IRB protocol applications.

  • Performs experiments and collects and analyzes data. Participates in the promotion of a research project.

  • Participates in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports, and co-authors/authors scientific research manuscripts. Provides peer review of grant applications and scientific manuscripts.

  • Collaborates on development of new research projects with academic and community-based organizations.

  • May present work at scientific meetings.

  • Performs other related work as needed.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with deep learning.

  • Experience with high-performance computing.

  • Proficiency in python programming.

  • Familiarity with TensorFlow or PyTorch.

Working Conditions

  • Lab environment.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)

  • Cover Letter (preferred)

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