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Postdoctoral research associate in computational imaging

Employer: Washington University School of Medicine
Posted: July 29, 2014
Expires: September 22, 2014
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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computational Imaging

A postdoctoral position is available at the Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The Department of Radiology is at the forefront of molecular diagnostics and imaging with state-of-the-art scanners and computing facilities.

The successful candidate will be a member of a highly interdisciplinary lab ( including biologists, engineers, and imaging scientists. The successful candidate will be engaged in image processing and modeling (statistical, mathematical) of multi-modality biomedical image data (e.g. PET, MRI) with projects encompassing metabolic imaging, oncologic imaging, and cardiovascular imaging, both clinical and preclinical (animal models of disease).

The ideal candidate should have a doctoral degree in medical physics, applied mathematics, computer science, bioengineering or related fields with no more than 5 years of previous postdoctoral research experience. Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following fields is required: pattern classification, image segmentation, image co-registration, multivariate statistical modeling, optimization, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics or related fields.

The candidate should be proficient in at least one programming language (e.g., MATLAB, JAVA, c++). Experience in medical imaging is preferred but not required. Evidence of research activity resulting in publications and presentations is highly desirable. The position is initially available for two years.

Interested individuals should send a CV and a brief statement of research goals via email to

Kooresh Shoghi, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Computational Systems Biology Web:

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