Research Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering
The George Mason University Department of Bioengineering, within the Volgenau School of Engineering, is seeking a highly motivated research scientist to work in the area of novel sensor and instrumentation design using ultrasound. Our interdisciplinary research team is based in a new Center for Adaptive Systems of Brain Body Interactions. Ongoing projects bridge multiple disciplinary areas including bioengineering, neuroscience, psychology and rehabilitation through extensive collaborations. Our laboratories are equipped with state of the art instruments and research platforms for imaging (ultrasound, MRI, near infrared spectroscopy), neuroscience (multichannel EEG, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, transcranial Doppler), as well as clinical research facilities for cardiovascular, neurosurgery and rehabilitation research applications through our clinical partners.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to get involved in research projects with one or more of these collaborating centers. As part of the research experience, applicants will be expected to develop his/her own research aligned with the broad overall goals of our laboratories and collaborators and receive mentoring for developing research proposals. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Design and prototype ultrasound imaging instrumentation and embedded systems
Develop signal and image processing algorithms and optimize performance on low-power microprocessor architectures
Design experimental protocols for data acquisition from human subjects and analyze data
Work collaboratively on a highly interdisciplinary team
Mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
PhD in Electrical Engineering, or a related field, with degree awarded at the time of application
At least five years of postgraduate experience in sensor instrumentation design and fabrication
Demonstrated academic record of scientific excellence.
Demonstrated experience in independent research
Experience in research in multidisciplinary teams
Strong research background in ultrasound imaging and instrumentation.
George Mason University, a tier-1 research institution, is considered one of the top
Internal Number: 43136
About George Mason University
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