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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow - Radiology in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences of Emory University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to work on the development of advanced MRI techniques and/or hemodynamic modeling of vascular flow. The position will center on development of acquisition/reconstructions strategies for carotid and coronary artery imaging and/or measuring vascular flow with PCMR, and/or using fluid dynamics based modeling to provide clinical metrics.

The position provides an excellent opportunity to work in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary translational environment with close interactions with MR physicists, radiologists, cardiologists, biomedical engineers, mechanical engineers, mathematicians, and computer scientists. Accesses is available to three research-dedicated 3T MRI systems (Siemens PRISMA platform), a 7.0T scanner (Siemens Terra), a PET/CT system (Siemens Vision), two pre-clinical MRI scanners (9.4T and 11.7T), a pre-clinical PET/CT system, and two computer-clusters. There are established collaborations with the clinical services at Emory University Hospital, where six MR scanners and a PET/MRI system are located, which facilitates translation of technical developments to clinical settings. The department has close collaborations with the joint Emory/Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering Department and there are opportunities to teach and advise graduate students in that program. Close collaborations with industry are facilitated by the on-site presence of industry collaborators.

Qualifications for the successful candidate include:

• A PhD degree in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or other related field

• Strong background in signal processing, image processing, or computational fluid dynamics

• Demonstrated quantitative analysis with excellent proficiency with Matlab and/or Python programming

• Demonstrated record of independent research, and good organizational and inter-personal skills.

• Previous experience with medical image processing is desirable; experiences with MRI scan operation and MRI pulse sequence programming, or CFD are a plus but not necessary.

The candidate is expected to work on projects involving image acquisition, reconstruction and processing by using and expanding existing tools and development of new methodologies. Potential research projects beyond the coronary artery imaging and modelling project depend on the mutual interests of the candidate and the PI. The lab has active projects in 4D flow MRI, CFD modeling, DENSE MRI, interventional MRI, and MR Elastorgraphy.

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.

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Job Number 108481

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Rad: MR Research Lab

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory University Hospital

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

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