Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



738038:SOM: Rad: MR Research Lab

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Medicine

Job Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow

This position involves::

Involve working with radioactive materials or devices.

Preferred Qualifications:

The post-doctoral research fellow positions are available in the Laboratory of Functional-Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine at Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine. The post-doctoral fellows will have research and training opportunities in the range of functional and molecular imaging areas but will focus on developing novel magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy methods and applications in molecular imaging of oncologic and neurological diseases. A successful candidate should have PhD degree in the field of either physics or chemistry or biomedical engineering with demonstrated experience in MRI or MRS protocol development and applications. Background and training in pulse sequence programming, image data analysis using FSL, Freesurfer, MINC, AFNI, SPM and LCModel, jMRUI, and software development skills in Matlab, C/C++ are preferred. Salary is followed by NIIH guideline and commensurate with experience. The positions are renewable annually based on satisfactory performance.

Full/Part Time: