Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Specialist Position
This position offers great opportunities to work in a high-quality academic environment at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) of Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology provides one of the top BME programs to foster the next generation of leaders in biomedical engineering. The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine provides one of the best education, training and research programs in the United States. 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 person would be involved in projects focused on multimodality medical imaging (ultrasound, PET/CT, and MRI) with emphasis on medical image analysis and image-guided interventions. As an employee of the institution, this person and her/his family would be eligible for a full range of benefits including health and dental insurance, tuition, and other benefits.
Under minimal supervision, modifies and writes software programs for image processing and analysis. Develops requirements and specifications and implements computer algorithms in software programs. Performs image quantification using commercial software systems or home-made software programs. Uses independent judgment in applying or adapting scientific techniques. Assists in planning and scheduling research procedures. Performs a variety of laboratory tests and procedures. Analyzes and interprets results of studies. Reviews literature for related research developments and techniques and compiles findings. Monitors laboratory processes to maintain quality assurance standards. Records results of studies, compiles and analyzes data and prepares charts and graphs. Write and publish scientific manuscripts. Performs related responsibilities as required.
Knowledge and experience in image processing or image-guided intervention are required.
The candidate should have a Master’s or PhD degree in computer science, medical physics, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, or other related fields.
Programming experience with C/C++, IDL or MATLAB is required.
The candidate should have basic knowledge in medical imaging.
Outstanding candidates from other fields may also be considered for this position.