Emory University, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences at Emory University, is seeking applicants with experience in breast imaging research for a research-oriented position to develop an active and potentially externally-funded program in breast imaging research. Rank to be determined based on qualifications. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with excellent an excellent academic track-record, including first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate will be expected to lead and sustain a research program in breast imaging, work closely with clinical investigators in a vibrant collaborative research environment, form internal and external collaborations, and provide supervision to junior researchers, students and staff. The successful candidate will make intellectual contributions as a collaborator on preclinical and clinical research projects and will exercise technical discretion in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies. Successes will be measured by scientific productivity, extramural funding, national and international leadership, and institutional citizenship.
The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory is known worldwide for its clinical expertise, scientific accomplishments and strong leadership in basic and translational research. Our research programs are highly innovative and integrated with clinical practice and teaching, especially through mentoring of junior faculty toward successful research careers. Research efforts are multi-disciplinary and integrative, bringing together internationally renowned experts from Basic Sciences, the Center for Systems Imaging (CSI), Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute, the joint Emory/Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering Program, the Atlanta VA Medical Center, Winship Cancer Center; and the clinical disciplines of Cardiology, Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Urology, Psychology, and Neuroscience. Our research teams excel in the development, validation and translation of innovative ideas that address critical cancer, cardiac, neurological, psychiatric, and metabolic and inflammatory disease imaging needs, through excellence in Molecular Imaging, Biomarker & Probe Development; Advanced Imaging Sciences; Computational Image Analysis & Guidance; Precision Imaging: Quantitative, Molecular & Image-Guided Technologies; Integrative Imaging Informatics; and Imaging Implementation Sciences research teams.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MD, PhD, or equivalent degree in Imaging science, Medical Physics, Biomedical, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Applied Mathematics, or related field. Knowledge of state-of-the-art preclinical and clinical breast imaging techniques.
Postdoctoral experience or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team are required.