Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Wednesday 27th March 2024

Contact Email for the Job Posting
Organization Department of Radiology, Northwestern University
Location Chicago, IL
Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Closing date Oct 30, 2024
Description The Department of Radiology at Northwestern University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on developing scalable AI approaches with applications in multi-modal medical imaging, including PET/CT, PET/MRI, SPECT/CT and other state-of-the-art modalities. The fellow will join a dynamic team of AI scientists and clinicians, participating in unique opportunities to apply AI for both scientific discovery and directly impact patient care in clinical settings.
- Perform research and development of novel AI algorithms for multi-modal medical imaging applications. Translate research findings in clinical environments, if applicable.
- Work under the supervision of the PI and collaborate with other researcher fellows, clinicians, and students to discuss, develop, and implement research agenda.
- Present work at scientific conferences and publish high quality papers.
- A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Medical Physics, Electrical Engineering, or other quantitative related fields. Research background in deep learning and computer vision. Experience in medical image analysis (segmentation/registration/translation) and/or image reconstruction (low-dose/low-count/accelerated acquisition imaging) is a plus.
- At least two first author publications in a related subject.
- Proficient in programming languages such as Python, Matlab, and C++. Expertise with one of the deep learning frameworks is a must (e.g., Pytorch, Tensorflow, Keres).
- Highly self-motivated and independent with strong communication skills and excellent scientific writing ability.
Start Date: May-Sep 2024.
Close Date: Until filled.
Visa will be supported by NW for qualified international candidate.
If interested, please email (1) a cover letter outlining your research interests, (2) up-to-date CV, and (3) the contact information of 2 references to Dr. Bo Zhou (
Please use email title: “Prospective Postdoc – Northwestern – YourName”.