Postdoctoral Position in MRI Research

Northwestern University

Chicago, IL

ID: 7078436
Posted: May 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

An HIN-funded post-doctoral position with competitive salary is available at the Department of Radiology, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, located at the heart of Chicago downtown. We are a dynamic team of physicists, engineers, and clinicians conducting cutting-edge imaging research in a 9,000 square foot center that houses state-of-the-art research-dedicated Prisma 3.0 Tesla, two Tim Trio 3.0 Tesla and 1.5 Tesla Siemens Medical MR scanners and a 7.0 Tesla Bruker scanner. There is also a Siemens C-ARM angiographic system, a Nexstim Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) machine and an MR simulator system that can be used to train subjects to the magnet environment.

Successful applicants will work on multidisciplinary NIH-funded projects with a close collaboration with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). We invite all motivated enthusiastic applicants with a related background to apply. The candidate with develop and validate novel methodologies for safe imaging of patients with brain and cardiac implants through simulation and phantom experiments. The ideal candidate holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Background in electromagnetic modeling and simulation is a plus, however, we strongly encourage all candidates with proven track record of capacity to drive first author publications in the field of MRI to apply. This includes but not restricted to candidates with background in MRI engineering, image reconstruction, pulse sequence development, artifact correction, and MR safety.
The candidate will closely collaborate with the US Food and Drug Administration, as well as MR scientists in Boston Scientific, Siemens, and Hitachi.
The tentative (flexible) start date is August 2021. Interested candidates should send their CV to Dr.
Laleh Golestani Rad at


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