Two doctoral students 100%

09.07. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Two doctoral students 100%

 The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform cutting-edge research in the fields of matter and materials, energy and environment and human health. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for major challenges facing society, science and economy. PSI is committed to the training of future generations. Therefore, about one quarter of our staff are post-docs, post-graduates or apprentices. Altogether, PSI employs 2100 people.

For the Center for Proton Therapy and the Laboratory for Scientific Computing we are looking forTwo doctoral studentsSNF funded project in the field of proton therapyYour tasks

  • To work on a SNF funded project into Positron Emission Tomographic PET imaging for guiding proton therapy

  • Simulation and testing of novel PET detectors for in-vivo range verification of proton therapy

  • PET imaging for biological guidance of proton therapy

  • PET imaging for tomor tracking

Your profile

  • MSc degree in physics, biomedical engineering or engineering

  • A good affinity for mathematical modeling

  • Previous experience with Monte Carlo techniques, particularly in radiotherapy applications would be considered an asset for this post

  • Good teamwork abilities

We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

For further information, please contact Prof Dr Antony Lomax, phone +41 56 310 35 23.

Please submit your application online by 31 July 2020 (including addresses of referees) for the position as a PhD student (index no. 1723-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Melina Spycher, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland

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