We have an immediate opening within the Center for Molecular Imaging in the Department of Radiology for a Ph.D. level candidate in Chemistry, Physics or related field. The candidate is required to have a strong background in the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) along with a demonstrated ability to work independently on projects. High proficiency in MRI and familiarity and the ability to learn and implement new pulse sequences or modify existing sequences is also required. The candidate is expected to be a team player and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
5%- Design of protocols for MRI
60%- Acquisition of MRI data
20%- Data analysis and record-keeping
5%- Maintenance and calibration of MRI
8%- Assist with manuscript writing
2%- Presentation of results at meetings
Conscientious, responsible person who is interested in being a member of a team of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and other staff members working on molecular imaging and translational studies related to the treatment of mouse disease models. Candidate should be familiar with Bruker Paravision software and/or Varian software and be able to undertake digital image post processing of acquired data both from the small animal scanner as well as the clinical MRI scanner. Candidate must have excellent organizational and communications skills and be interested in learning new skills.
Must be a Ph.D. level. The candidate is required to have a strong background in MRI along with a demonstrated ability to work independently in the design and development of image acquisition protocols for studying the effects of novel therapeutic interventions in small animal cancer models. High proficiency in MRI physics, theory and applications, ability to use MATLAB, AMIRA and ParaVision software platforms is also required. Should have experience in MR imaging of mouse models. Must be able to work effectively with other research members to efficiently process and analyze samples.
One-year postdoc with option to renew.
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