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#116750 Applications Programmer I

Extended Deadline: Tue 7/5/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/07/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/16/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Founded in 2006, the Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences (RMAS) at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) comprises a large and diverse faculty of clinicians and researchers devoted to providing high-quality patient care, the development and adoption of novel radiation oncology technologies, and the advancement of academic radiation medicine through research, education and training.

Over the last decade, the Department has experienced unprecedented growth and is now the major provider of Radiation Oncology services in the greater San Diego region and has also become an internationally-recognized academic center.

Programmer will support distributed data-driven tools for analyzing radiotherapy treatment plan quality. Projects include, but are not limited to, support of medical image management, automated processing of digital medical imaging for quantitative feedback to users, website management for online feedback delivery, and expansion of real-time benchmarking efforts in radiotherapy treatment plan quality.

Programmer will support efforts to build and maintain a platform for executing batch automation analyses on existing databases. Incumbent will develop algorithmic solutions to problems in data mining, image processing, deep learning projects, and graphical display of quantitative information.

Programmer will develop data visualization tools for the rapid analysis of dynamic clinical information. Projects may extend to the development and/or application of modeling tools and decision support systems.


  • Four (4) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area.

  • Knowledge relating to the design development, modification and implementation of software including object-oriented programming concepts. Strong programming skills.

  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.

  • Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.


  • Experience in machine learning, medical imaging, or data visualization.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • Must be able to maintain data confidentiality.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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