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 future technologies, energy and climate, health innovation and fundamentals of nature. 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 2200 people.

For the Center of Proton Therapy, we are looking for a
Postdoctoral Fellow
Your tasks
  • To set up Monte Carlo dose calculation environment able to simulate the unique in-house built pencil beam scanning proton therapy gantry at PSI
  • To perform retrospective clinical data analysis and correlate treatment outcomes with dosiomics features
Your profile
  • Experience with using Monte Carlo dose calculation engines in radiotherapy
  • Working knowledge of python, matlab or c++
  • Good communication skills and willingness to work in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • English proficiency
  • Scientific communication skills (papers and presentations)
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.

Your employment contract is limited to 1 year.

For further information, please contact Dr Arturs Meijers, phone +41 56 310 43 51.

Please submit your application online by 20 May 2024 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (index no. 1716-00).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Serdal Varol, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland