• Post Doctoral Fellow - Medical Imaging & Machine Learning CT Physics

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    SOM: Rad: Rsch Labs - Gen
    Location : Name
    Emory University Hospital
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Working with radioactive materials or devices.
  • 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.

    Additional Details

    We have an opening for a qualified postdoctoral research fellow for the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University, School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. You will join Dr. Pourmorteza’s Advanced Medical Imaging and Reconstruction Lab to solve challenging and high-impact preclinical and clinical research problems in a multidisciplinary environment. The successful candidate will be expected to publish significant research findings and must have excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Electric Engineering, Medical Physics or related field. Strong research capability in X-ray physics, spectral CT and material decomposition, or model-based CT reconstruction proved by publications in top tier journals/conferences. Research experience in image analytics and knowledge of human or model observers is preferred. Machine learning and medical image analysis (highly preferred but not required), Research experience in medical image analysis of different imaging modalities (CT, MRI, PET, etc.) is preferred. Strong programming ability is required. Proficiency in programming using Matlab (required), C/C++, and Python (preferred). Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment.


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