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Helm­holtz-Zen­trum Dres­den-Ros­sen­dorf e.V.

Through cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) solves some of the pressing societal and industrial challenges of our time. Join our 1.500 employees from more than 70 nations at one of our six research sites!

The Center for Advanced Systems Understanding (CASUS) is a German-Polish research center for data-intensive digital systems research. CASUS was founded in 2019 in Görlitz and conducts digital interdisciplinary systems research in various fields such as earth systems research, systems biology and materials research.

At the Institute of Radiooncology – OncoRay scientists specializing in medicine, physics, biology and IT work together to crucially improve the treatment of cancer by administering radiation therapy that is biologically-personalized and technically-optimized.

CASUS is looking for a

PostDoc (f/m/d) Automated decisions on adaptation need in online-adaptive proton therapy.


Working field:

Online-adaptive proton therapy will be enabled by an AI-supported, automated feedback loop of imaging, plan adaptation and fast verification. The successful candidate (f/m/d) will work on fast data-driven decisions regarding the initiation of plan adaptations within the loop:

  • Generation and validation of QA machine learning models for the automated decision on the adaptation need based on imaging data, changes in anatomy and proton range and on complementary dose parameters
  • Development of an automated multi-feature tool chain providing decision support in an online workflow
  • Implementation of interactive feature visualization for online and retrospective inquiry and documentation
  • Publication of research results (in peer-reviewed journals and at international conferences)


  • Good PhD degree in Medical Physics or a related subject and having a strong data science background
  • Excellent programming skills in languages such as Python
  • Knowledge in interactive data visualization
  • Proficient use of modern deep learning frameworks
  • High motivation to work in a collaborative environment between clinic and IT also at different locations
  • Excellent communication skills in English in a scientific, multi-professional context

What we offer:

  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • A wide range of qualification opportunities and individual career counseling provided by the Postdoc Center HZDR-TUD
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
  • We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment, mobile working and flexible working hours
  • Numerous company health management offerings
  • Employee discounts with well-known providers via the platform Corporate Benefits
  • An employer subsidy for the "Deutschland-Ticket Jobticket"

How to apply:

Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system: