Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Job Description The University of Minnesota’s Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (http://www.cmrr.umn.edu/) has an opening for a post-doctoral associate to work in a project entitled ‘Angular dependency of T1 relaxation time in cerebral white matter in ultra-high field MRI’. The project seeks to gain further understanding about physical mechanism underpinning relaxation anisotropy in white matter and its contribution to T1 MRI contrast. The project is funded by the NIH for 2 years with immediate start.
Responsibilities: • Computer simulations of MRI signal produced by gradient-echo and inversion-recovery pulse sequences • Brain MRI scanning of volunteers for relaxometry and diffusion tensor imaging • MRI data post-processing • Reporting to the PI • Writing papers and conference proceedings
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including: • Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave • Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans • Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts • Disability and employer paid life insurance • Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums • Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition • Student loan forgiveness opportunity • Opportunities for growth and promotion • Employee Assistance Program For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2019_tcd-fpa-75100-ben-0105-10_0.pdf
Required Qualifications • PhD in relevant field of study, such as Physics, Solid State NMR, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Sciences • Experience in UNIX/LINUX operating system and basic programming skills in Matlab, Python or an equivalent platform • Experience in NMR or MRI research • Good communication skills (both verbal and written)
Preferred Qualifications • Peer-reviewed publication(s) on the topic of MRI or NMR • Experience in programming Siemens MRI scanner
Internal Number: 332393
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