The University of Chicago's Department of Radiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Center, seeks a full-time Research Assistant Professor. The primary activity of a Research Assistant Professor is academic research in association with a faculty member or team. The successful candidate will focus on development of new pulse sequences, image reconstruction techniques, and image analysis algorithms as well as research in neuroimaging, including fMRI and neurovascular disease, cancer imaging, cardiovascular imaging, and MRI-guided therapy. Technical contributions to cancer, neuroimaging, MRI-guided procedures, and cardiovascular imaging are of greatest interest to MRIRC faculty and their collaborators. The Center infrastructure includes a Philips 3.0T Achieva dStream scanner and a 3.0T Philips Ingenia dStream scanner. These scanners are fully equipped with advanced instrumentation for imaging, MRI-guided High Frequency Ultrasound and other MRI-guided procedures. The MRIRC also includes a small bore 9.4 T Bruker scanner for studies of animal models of disease, tissues and materials. The MRIRC has a skilled and experienced support staff. MRIRC staff have access to advanced computing facilities. The labs are in the University of Chicago Hospitals, on the University of Chicago campus, in the heart of the historic Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. The MRIRC provides ample opportunity for collaboration with medical and basic science faculty at one of the premier research institutions in the world. Applicants are required to have a doctoral degree in physical sciences, biomedical or electrical engineering, or related discipline. Proficiency in pulse sequence development and data analysis as well as familiarity with code development under Unix, Linux, and/or Windows operating systems is required. Extensive experience and a proven record of productivity in the Philips pulse sequence programming environment is preferred. Familiarity with Matlab and/or IDL is preferred. Qualified applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities site at academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55002 by uploading a CV and cover letter. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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