The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (INI), which is located on the campus of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, houses two state-Âof-Âthe-Âart MRI systems (one Siemens Prisma 3T scanner and one Siemens 7T scanner), both are designed for research and clinical studies. It also provides dedicated supercomputing systems. The INI provides a rich environment in which multi-Âdisciplinary faculty, research staff and graduate students interact regularly and collaborate on projects.
We are recruiting for a Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate position at the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute at Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California (USC). The successful candidate will participate in the development of new MRI pulse sequences, image reconstructions, and image-processing in cerebrovascular imaging. Dr. Yanâs lab works on the development of novel MRI techniques for cerebral vascular and perfusion imaging and clinical translations in various cerebrovascular diseases including stroke, cerebrovascular malformation, moyamoya disease, and Alzheimerâs disease.
The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (INI, www.ini.usc.edu) and Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI) are world leaders in the development of advanced computational and scientific approaches for the comprehensive mapping of brain structure and function. The Center of Image Acquisition (CIA) as part of the INI houses two state-of-the-art MRI systems (one Siemens Prisma 3T scanner and one Siemens Terra 7T scanner with pTX) with dedicated supercomputing systems. Both scanners are designed for research and clinical studies. This position will provide a valuable opportunity to work and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary group of researchers from MR physics, computer science, neuroscience, neurology, and radiology.
PhD in bioengineering, physics, electrical engineering, or related disciplines
Proficient in programming, such as C++ and Matlab.
Research experience in MR physics, pulse sequence design and/or image reconstruction algorithms. (Pulse sequence programming on Siemens platform will be a plus)
High self-Âmotivation, ability of solving research problems independently, and good communication skills.
Please add your current curriculum vitae and a brief statement of research experience and interests to your application.
Minimum education:PhD or equivalent doctorate within previous three yearsMinimum experience:0-1 yearMinimum field of expertise:AnalysisAssessment/evaluationCommunication -- written and oral skillsOrganizationPlanningProblem identification and resolutionProject managementResearch
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