Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The successful candidate will be joining a multidisciplinary team of expert in imaging physics, radio-chemistry, biology and clinical radiology and nuclear medicine. The position will be focused on MR imaging. The project will involve the development, validation and implementation of advanced imaging methodologies in the context of a co-clinical (preclinical and clinical) trial. The candidate will be engaged in multimodality (PET, MR) quantitative imaging (QI) and phenotyping of multi-parametric preclinical and clinical MR images interfacing with the Biomedical MR Lab, Center for Clinical Imaging Research, and the Radiological Chemistry Imaging Lab at MIR.
MIR is equipped with a recently installed simultaneous preclinical PET/MRI system. The laboratory is also equipped with 2 small-animal PET imaging cameras, 3 small animal MRI scanners, numerous ancillary imaging equipments, clinical and research PET/CT and PET/MRI with access to a wide array of radio-tracers from our cyclotron facility.
The appointments will initially be for up to 2 years with possibility of extension depending on performance, skills, and interest.
The ideal candidate will have with a Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Physics, or imaging science related field.
Candidates with prior experience in advanced small animal MRI imaging, image reconstruction, and image data analysis are preferred.
Computer programming skills in C, C++ or proficiency in MATLAB under windows or UNIX environment would be important assets.
Post Doc Instructions:
Please do not submit an application to this posting.� To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in �Applicant Special Instructions�.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Interested applicants should email their CV to the address below, along with a description of expertise and research interests. Selected candidates will then be requested to provide letters of recommendations.
Richard Laforest, PhD.
Professor of Radiology
Washington University School of Medicine
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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