Postdoctoral Fellow

University of British Columbia


Job Category

Faculty Non Bargaining

Job Title

Postdoctoral Fellow


Rahmim Laboratory Department of Radiology Faculty of Medicine (Arman Rahmim)

Posting End Date
Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above.
Department of Radiology at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow position – Quantitative Radiomolecular Imaging & Therapy (Qurit Program). The initial appointment is for one year, and may be extended based on performance.
This position is located within a health-care facility. Therefore, this position requires successful verification of full vaccination against Covid-19 provided prior to the start date, as required by the provincial health mandate.
The University of British Columbia (UBC) and BC Cancer Research Institute (BCCRI), in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, are seeking talented post-doctoral fellows to join our program. The research will take place with the Quantitative Radiomolecular Imaging & Therapy Program ( under the guidance of Drs. Carlos Uribe, Babak Saboury and Arman Rahmim. We are looking for research in the areas of 1) Computational Biology, 2) Systems Pharmacology, 3) Pharmacokinetic Modeling, 4) Multi-scale Cancer Modeling and/or 5) Tumor Microenvironment Modeling.
Our research team is multicultural and diverse, and provides unique opportunities for our trainees and researchers to freely explore creative ideas in supportive environments. The clinical infrastructures include multiple imaging scanners and aims to push the limits of modern technology. Moreover, the close connection with the clinical environment allows for translation of novel methods to our cancer clinics in Canada (Vancouver, Victoria, and Kelowna) and USA (Bethesda).
The fellow will work in collaboration with researchers, clinicians and imaging experts from UBC, BCCRI, NIH, and our industry partners. The fellow will work within our multidisciplinary team (medical physicists, radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, pharmacologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, …) towards the overall aim of enabling personalized radiopharmaceutical therapy and precision dosimetry, using modeling at various scales, and translation of methods to routine clinical practice.
The candidate will have a PhD in computational biology, systems biology, computational pharmacology, applied mathematics, physics, or a related field. Prior experience in at least one of the following is a requirement: biological modeling, cancer modeling, drug development, radiation biology, image processing. The candidate should be highly motivated with a strong interest and commitment to research. Curiosity and creativity with an aim towards independent research as well as good communication skills are also emphasized.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit your application online at:

. An application package should include a letter of application outlining the applicant’s research interests, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of three references.

Review of applications will begin February 7, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is as soon as possible.
Should you have any queries around this position, please contact Jayne Hunter @ [email protected]

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