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Researcher artificial intelligence in radiotherapy

Challenging job with a central position in research involving image guidance and artificial intelligence. The candidate will be involved in existing and novel research in multi-disciplinary collaboration. Tasks comprise collaborations, education, coaching of PhD-students and publications.
Researcher artificial intelligence in radiotherapy
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  • Hours: 36 uur per week
  • Location: Beide locaties Amsterdam UMC
  • Contract type: fixed-term with the perspective of permanent emplo
  • Salary: € 4.857 - € 6.229
  • React until: 10 July 2022
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About your role

In this challenging job we offer a central position in the research in the Radiation Oncology department involving image guidance and artificial intelligence.

The candidate will support the department towards the front of cutting-edge applications of AI in radiotherapy. The candidate will be involved in existing and novel research lines in a multi-disciplinary setting. The position comprises the full spectrum of academic skills. We expect the candidate to initiate projects, including fund-raising. The candidate will be expected to initiate (inter)national collaborations, to be involved in education and to coach academic students at various levels (BS, MS, PhD). 

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About you

We expect the candidate to:

  1. have a PhD in physics, mathematics, informatics or similar.
  2. have a good track record in imaging, AI and health care/radiotherapy.
  3. have good knowledge of English (written/spoken); Dutch is a pre.
  4. have experience in fund raising.
  5. be an excellent team player with good communication skills.
Our offer
  • A contract for one year (12 months) with the prospect of extension for another 36 months. After 4 years and successful academic achievements: a fixed position.
  • Besides a good basic salary, you will also receive an 8,3% year-end bonus and 8% holiday allowance. Calculate your net salary here.
  • Free and unlimited access to our online learning environment GoodHabitz.
  • Pension accrual with ABP, of which we pay 70% of the premium.
  • A (partial) reimbursement of your public transport costs. Would you rather travel by bike? Then we have a good bicycle scheme.
  • An active personnel association and the Young Amsterdam UMC association, both of which organise fun (sports) activities and events.

For more information about our terms of employment, please visit onze website.

About your workplace

You will be working at the department of Radiation Oncology of the Amsterdam UMC. The Amsterdam UMC was formed after the merge of the AMC and VUmc, founding the largest academic hospital in the Netherlands. The hospital provides an excellent clinical and research infrastructure, including expertise on imaging and AI. Research is embedded in the CCA (Cancer Center Amsterdam).

The department of Radiation Oncology is focusing its activities at location VUmc (De Boelelaan), which will become the main location for this position. All our treatment machines are equipped with state-of-the-art imaging devices, with more than half of the machines supporting novel online adaptive procedures with linac-integrated MRI or Cone Beam CT. The medical physics team (about 60 employees), of which you will be part, aspires to be leading in the field of radiotherapy research. The department key research fields include (online) adaptive image-guided radiotherapy, brachytherapy and hyperthermia.

Amsterdam UMC has an open culture. This means that we hope that everyone feels welcome in our organization and that we strive to offer equal opportunities to everyone. We therefore cordially invite all interested parties to respond to this vacancy. Check out our approach to diversity and inclusion.
What to expect
A job in our beautiful capital city
Working for the favorite employer in healthcare (intermediary 2021)
All colleagues have the same goal: contributing to tomorrow’s care
There is room for development, deepening and broadening of your knowledge
An active staff association that organizes fun activities and arranges discounts on products and services for you
Amsterdam UMC innovates continuously, which requires a flexible attitude from everyone
Two large locations, good for your pedometer!
You have more than 15.000 colleagues, not all of whom you will get to know personally
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During the publication period, applications will be handled continuously. If the vacancy is filled, it will be closed prematurely.

Do you have any questions? For substantive information, please contact prof dr Arjan Bel, Head radiotherapy physics Amsterdam UMC, via (refer to "vacancy researcher AI").

For more information about the application procedure, please contact Tanja Hart, Recruitment adviser, via or via 06-21603178. 

A reference check and screening may be part of the procedure. Read here  what this means. If you join us, we will ask for a VOG (Statement of Good Conduct).

Internal candidates are given priority over external candidates, in the event of equal suitability.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.