Postdoctoral Research Associate

Sunday 4th August 2019

University of Wisconsin

Description:

A postdoctoral researcher position is available in the Departments of Medical Physics and Radiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. We are looking for candidates interested in molecular imaging (both MRI and PET) and/or applications of MRI and PET/MR in radiotherapy treatment planning and response assessment. The study and application of machine and deep learning techniques in these research focus areas will be a major aspect of this position.

Required Qualifications and Skills:
• PhD in Engineering or Physics with a focus on magnetic resonance or positron emission tomography
• Significant familiarity with machine learning and deep learning techniques
• Strong background in mathematical modeling, data analysis, and statistics
• Proficiency in MATLAB or Python programming
• Interest in team science and reproducible research

Environment:
The University of Wisconsin is a 171-year-old public university and research institution located in Madison, Wisconsin. The institution ranks consistently near the top in annual research expenditures within the USA, and is home to many top ranked liberal arts and science programs, including the Departments of Medical Physics and Radiology. Click here for more information about the University of Wisconsin

Housed within the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research are the world-class medical imaging research facilities of the Departments of Medical Physics and Radiology. This includes 2 3T MRI scanners, 1 PET/MRI scanner 2 PET/CT scanners, 1 CT scanner, ultrasound, cyclotron facility, RF electronic lab, wet lab, as well as other diagnostic and research modalities. Strong extramural and intramural research support encompasses a wide range of research and translational activities. Click here for more information about the research program in the Department of Radiology

Located at the nexus of four beautiful lakes, Madison, the capital of the state of Wisconsin and home to the University of Wisconsin–Madison, consistently ranks among the top American cities for its quality of life. Madison is also among the fastest growing technology hubs in the country with many diverse startups and career opportunities. Click here for more information about Madison, Wisconsin

Application Process:
Applicants are highly encouraged to contact Dr. McMillan to learn more about this position before applying. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter (with a statement of research/career goals), an up-to-date resume/CV, and the contact information for 3 references here on our Opportunities page: https://mimrtl.wiscweb.wisc.edu/opportunities/

Organization University of Wisconsin
Location Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
URL https://mimrtl.wiscweb.wisc.edu/2019/04/29/post-doctoral-scholar-opportunity-may2019/