Project Assistant

 Vellore, Tamil Nadu


Applications are invited for the post of Project Assistant funded by the India Alliance in Department of Radiation Oncology, Christian Medical College, Vellore.

The Radiation Oncology imaging lab uses radiological image descriptors (Radiomics) to investigate their role in predicting disease outcome in cancer. The successful candidate will contribute in projects with experiments related to image harmonization and machine learning based outcome prediction model development. The person will also assist in daily operations of the lab including coordinating patient recruitment and consent, basic image processing, organizing and performing statistical analyses on datasets from imaging, handling data back up and contributing to research proposals, articles, and presentations. Training and mentorship specific to the project will be provided.


The position is purely temporary; initially the selection will be made for one year with a 3‑month probation and will be extendable yearly based on performance of the candidate to the maximum duration of 3 years. Selected candidate can register for Ph.D, subject to the fulfilment of the requirements of the University.


Project Assistant will be provided a stipend based on experience and will be employed under the project as per existing rules at Christian Medical College, Vellore.


M.Sc. in any discipline of Sciences / B.Tech with minimum 65% marks or equivalent grade from any recognized University.

Programming skills mandatory — preferably Python.


  • Excellent communication skills both in verbal and writing in English.
  • Be able to organize your own work with minimal supervision and prioritise work to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in image processing or data science will be highly considered.

To Apply

Interested Candidate can apply for this research position:

Please send the following documents to princi@​cmcvellore.​ac.​inby July 30th.

  1. Cover letter defining your career goals, what motivates you about this position, and how you are a fit for this role.
  2. CV with email, phone and contact information of 2 referees.

The application process is competitive and this position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Applications will be judged on past academic performance, relevant academic study and experience. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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