Postdoctoral Research Associate in Quantitative Imaging

Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, MO

Job posting number: #7075479

Posted: February 25, 2021

Job Description

An immediate opening for a postdoctoral position is available at the Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

The successful candidate will be a member of a highly interdisciplinary lab including biologists, engineers, and imaging scientists working on developing and implementing advanced quantitative imaging techniques in co-clinical imaging research. The successful candidate will be engaged in quantitative imaging and modeling (statistical, mathematical) of multi-modality biomedical image data (e.g. PET, MRI) to predict response to therapy.

The ideal candidate should have a doctoral degree in medical physics, applied mathematics, computer science, biomedical engineering, or related fields with no more than 5 years of previous postdoctoral research experience. Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following fields is required: machine learning, image segmentation, image co-registration, multivariate statistical modeling, optimization, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics or related fields.

The candidate should be proficient in at least one programming language (e.g., MATLAB, python, c++). Experience in medical imaging is preferred but not required. Evidence of research activity resulting in publications and presentations is highly desirable. The position is initially available for two years but can be renewed based on performance.

Interested individuals should send a CV and a brief statement of research goals via email to

Kooresh Shoghi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, and Computational Systems Biology

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