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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR in Iowa City, Iowa

less thanp>less than/p>less thandiv>POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3100Position Basicsless thanbr>less thanstrong>Advertising Ends on:less than/strong>less thanbr>Tuesday, June 30th, 2020less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Advertising Started on:less than/strong>less thanbr>Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>College:less than/strong>less thanbr>Carver College of Medicineless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Department:less than/strong>less thanbr>Radiologyless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Salaryless thanbr>less thanstrong>Salary:less than/strong>less thanbr>$50,004.00 to Commensurateless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Position Detailsless thanbr>less thanstrong>Full/Part Time Status:less than/strong>less thanbr>Full Timeless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Percent Time:less than/strong>less thanbr>100%less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Position Description:less than/strong>less thanp>less thanstrong>Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Quantitative Brain Imagingless than/strong>less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>The MR Research Facility (MRRF) at the University of Iowa in collaboration with the Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program is seeking a highly qualified motivated individual to fill a Post-Doctoral Fellowship position in MR Physics. This successful applicant will help with development of MR imaging methods to study tumor metabolism and response to therapy. The research in the MRRF is focused on the development of high resolution quantitative metabolic imaging techniques. The MRRF has a research dedicated whole-body 3T scanner (GE 750W), whole-body 7T scanner (GE 950), and small animal 7T scanner (GE 901). In addition, the successful applicant will interact with faculty in the Department of Radiation Oncology, which has a dedicated Siemens 3T MRI scanner used for treatment planning as well as an Elekta MRI-Linac that is currently under installation and scheduled to go live clinically in the spring of 2019. The MRRF is a part of the Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging and works closely with faculty both from the Colleges of Medicine and Engineering.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>Applicants must have a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, Biology, Physics, Medical Physics, or a related discipline. In addition, applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of U.S. possessions (e.g., American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands) or permanent residents of the U.S. Candidates with expertise in MR pulse programming, MR spectroscopy, and image analysis are preferred. Successful candidates must demonstrate expertise in MR Physics, computer programming, critical scientific thinking, and creativity. Applicants will be expected to help develop novel MR pulse sequences for assessment of tumor metabolism and response to therapy. In addition, applicants will be expected to develop image analysis pipelines, analyze data, prepare manuscripts for publication, and collaborate with a highly diverse and motivated group of investigators.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>The University of Iowa provides a rich environment in which faculty, post-doctoral fellows, research associates and graduate/undergraduate students regularly interact and conduct collaborative research studies. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The appointment is funded for one year from the date of hire with the possibility of reappointment contingent on performance.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>For additional information contact:less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>Vincent A. Magnotta, Ph.D.less than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>Professor, Departments of Radiology, Psychiatry, and Biomedical Engineeringless than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>Director, MR Research Facilityless than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>The University of Iowaless than/p>less thanbr>less thanp>Email: Vincent-magnotta@uiowa.eduless than/p>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Education Requirement:less than/str

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