Assistant/Associate Professor in Quantitative Imaging

Thursday 20th February 2020

Description:
The Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation (SZI) at Children’s National Hospital invites applications from outstanding Ph.D. (or equivalent) candidates for a research faculty position to lead the development of new programs in Quantitative Imaging. The position will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The faculty will be affiliated with the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The faculty’s lab will be housed at the Precision Medical Imaging Group at SZI, whose mission is to enhance the clinical information in medical images to improve the health of children.
SZI is an international leader in pediatric health research and device development. The Institute is committed to excellence in research, outstanding training and mentorship, and strong translational science. It has a highly productive, extensive and collaborative research program, and it has direct access to the clinical resources at Children’s National. SZI was open in 2011 with modern and efficient workspaces, including offices and meeting facilities, computing equipment and IT resources, wet labs, machine shops, visualization and simulation spaces, and resources for technology commercialization and intellectual property. Faculty and staff of SZI have access to world-class research and clinical support facilities at Children’s National, George Washington University, and a network of collaborators from academia, industry and government. Additional details about the research environment at Children’s National can be found at https://childrensnational.org/research-and-education. 
Children’s National Hospital and George Washington University provide faculty with competitive benefits that include health, life and disability coverage, retirement and tuition assistance. We are committed to promoting an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all individuals.  

Qualifications:
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or its professional equivalent in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering or related field by the start date of the appointment. Rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience. Applicants should have a strong track record of research accomplishments demonstrated by publications, mentorship, and success in external funding through grants and contracts. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a multi-disciplinary, rigorous and extramurally funded research program interfacing with the Precision Medical Imaging Group, SZI’s research labs, Children’s National’s clinical facilities, and George Washington University. The scope of this program includes, but is not limited to, quantitative image analysis, artificial intelligence/machine learning for prognosis, diagnosis, and therapeutics, and computational medical imaging with a strong translational focus.

Instructions:
Reviews of applications will begin immediately. The selection process will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should apply through this website: 
https://cnhs.taleo.net/careersection/1phys/jobdetail.ftl?job=20000072&lang=en
and include (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae with list of publications; (3) a statement of research accomplishments and plans; (4) a statement of educational and mentorship interests and plans; (5) a list of at least three references with telephone numbers and email addresses (referees will be contacted only for selected candidates); and (6) three selected pre/reprints of scholarly work.

For inquiries about the position, please contact Prof. Marius George Linguraru, Director of the Precision Medical Imaging Group, at mlingura@childrensnational.org. 

Organization Children's National Hospital / George Washington University
Location Washington DC, USA
Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Quantitative Imaging
URL / Email https://cnhs.taleo.net/careersection/1phys/jobdetail.ftl?job=20000072&lang=en / mlingura@childrensnational.org