Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biomedical Engineering - 41486 in St. Louis, Missouri

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”.

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. This position is for the Danforth Campus.

Essential Functions

Position Summary:

The Computational Medical Imaging lab at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow for a project on developing novel image reconstruction methods for nuclear-medicine imaging. This is a highly exciting opportunity to gain experience at a new lab being set up as part of the Imaging Sciences Initiative at WashU.

The candidate will conduct highly innovative and clinically impactful computational imaging research leveraging unique capabilities of state-of-the-art medical imaging scanners available at WashU, including the CZT Discovery SPECT/CT and the Siemens Biograph PET/MR scanner. Further, a unique opportunity will be available to collaborate with a diverse group of multidisciplinary researchers from the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine at WashU. Opportunities to initiate new projects will also be available. For more information visit www.sites.wustl.edu/abhinavjha.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD degree in Medical Physics, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or closely related areas. The successful candidate will have a strong background in image reconstruction and imaging system modeling. Experience in GPU programming, conducting physical phantom studies and objective image-quality evaluation studies will be advantageous. Experience working with clinical data will be a plus.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Applicant Special Instructions

Position is available starting immediately. Interested candidates please go through the research and publications on our web page and send (1) a research statement and (2) their CV via email to Dr. Abhinav K. Jha (a.jha@wustl.edu).

EOE Statement

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.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biomedical Engineering - 41486

Job ID: 41486

Location: School of Engineering

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular