The positions offer great opportunities to work in a high-quality academic environment at the University of Texas (UT) at Dallas and the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, USA. Successful applicant would work under the supervision of the principal investigator and will collaborate with other researchers, clinicians, post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students in an outstanding research team.
This position would be involved in projects focused on multimodality biomedical imaging, e.g., ultrasound imaging, optical imaging, positron emission tomography / computed tomography (PET/CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), with emphasis on medical image analysis and image-guided interventions. The tasks/assignments of this position may include: 1) Perform image quantification and analysis using commercial software systems or home-made software programs, 2) Develop requirements and specifications and implement computer algorithms in computer programs, 3) Under the supervision of the PI, modify and write computer programs for image processing and analysis, 4) Assist the PI for planning and scheduling research procedures and experiments, 5) Perform laboratory tests and procedures, 6) Analyze and interpret research results of studies, 7) Review literature for related research developments and techniques and compile findings, 8) Monitor laboratory processes to maintain quality assurance standards, 9) Record results of studies, compile and analyze data and prepare charts and graphs, 10) Write and publish scientific manuscripts, 11) Perform related responsibilities as required in the labs, and 12) Attend and present research works at the national and international conferences.
Preferred Education and Experience
The candidate should be self-motivated and have research interest or background in biomedical imaging, image processing, computer programming, and applications of engineering tools for medical and healthcare applications. Preference will be given to those candidates with programming experience in MATLAB, C/C++, IDL or other computer languages.