Post Doctoral Fellow - Radiology Research Labs

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Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Rad: Rsch Labs - Gen Adm
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Working in a laboratory, Working with radioactive materials or devices.
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Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


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 (PhD and ScD) 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.


Preferred Qualifications
We are looking for a motivated individual that is interested in a fast-paced environment to develop new and exciting solutions to a variety of engineering problems. We work on a wide range of CT imaging and robotic surgery related technologies that are clinical, pre-clinical, and industrial. We also have partnerships with other leading universities and manufacturers of medical CT imaging systems that further facilitate the highly collaborate nature of our team. Become part of a growing lab that values innovation and strives to make a difference in the world.

• Well established background though publication or doctoral thesis focused on imaging and science-based research
• Strong programming skills and proficient in MATLAB and/or Python
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Able to work independently and assist with drafts of manuscripts for publication


• Experience with CT image acquisition, CT reconstruction, medical image analysis, and basic human anatomy
• Understanding of photon transport, Monte-Carlo processes, and dose estimation
• Development of machine learning and/or artificial intelligence techniques using TensorFlow and Keras to create novel neural networks
• Good data management and organizational skills
• Familiarity of spectral/photon-counting CT along with ultra-high resolution CT images
• Practical knowledge of 3D model development using SolidWorks and basic manipulation of STL files to facilitate 3D printing with PLA filament and resin type printers
• Capable of designing basic circuits and use of programmable microcontrollers, such as Arduino


Interested candidate should apply online

Send Inquiries to: Dr. Pourmorteza with your questions at apourmo@emory.edu


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