Skip to main content

Specialist- Physics of imaging using ionization radiation

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 10th, 2020

Last review date: Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Jul 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Specialist- Physics of imaging using ionization radiation

An Associate/Full Specialist position in the area of physics of imaging using ionization radiation is available within the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical imaging. The successful candidate will analyze Advanced image on PET and SPECT data, implement artificial intelligence technologies to image processing, imaging system modeling, and image reconstruction, advanced image analytics on x-ray CT data, kinetic modeling of dynamic imaging data, radiation dosimetry technology development, phantom studies, data collection, processing, and management, instrumentation design, building, and evaluation.

Candidate should possess an advanced degree such as PhD. A Master’s degree holder will be also considered for the position as long as relevant work experience in biomedical imaging physics and instrumentation is verified. Experience in developing radionuclide or x-ray imaging techniques is not required. The advanced degree should be in physics, medical physics, bioengineering, computer science, electrical, mechanical, or computer engineering, applied mathematics, biophysics, radiological sciences, optical sciences, or any related science/engineering field.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Please apply online at

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Job location

San Francisco, CA