Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematical Oncology

July 19, 2012 § Leave a comment

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 the modelling of Cancer progression, development and treatment. 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.

The successful candidate will have experience in modelling biological systems, with a preference for those with knowledge of cancer. As well as 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. A desire to work closely with experimentalists and clinicians is also necessary. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to program (C/C++/Java/Matlab), visualise and analyse numerical/experimental data.

The IMO is housed within the H. Lee Moffitt Comprehensive Cancer Center which is a modern facility on the University of South Florida Campus that conducts research on various aspects of Cancer Biology with emphasis on translational research. Research environment includes state of the art modern core facilities and access to experimental and clinical data.

Further details on the type of research being carried out in the Anderson lab can be found here. Please send CV and cover letter directly to alexander.anderson AT moffit.org.

You can also apply online through the Moffitt recruitment system: Req ID Number 9269.

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