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Postdoctoral Scientist - Christodoulou Lab

Location: Alhambra
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Principal Investigator, Anthony Christodoulou, PhD, is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute! When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons why we rank as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The Biomedical Imaging Research Institute (BIRI) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is seeking a postdoctoral researcher for projects in quantitative body MRI, under the supervision of Prof. Anthony G. Christodoulou. The successful applicant will develop and translate, novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques through innovations in MR physics, machine learning and image reconstruction. Their primary focus will be on the use of multidimensional quantitative imaging with MR Multitasking (doi:10.1038/s-y) for the diagnosis, risk prediction, and treatment monitoring of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Projects are supported by active NIH funding. To learn more, please visit Christodoulou Laboratory Cedars-Sinai Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research? In this role, the Postdoctoral Scientist will be expected to work independently under the direction of Dr. Christodoulou and in close cooperation, as well as consultation, with other research staff. As a Postdoctoral Scientist, perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout the training period and may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. The Postdoc is responsible for analyzing and interpreting data. Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
  • May participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.
  • Designs and performs experiments. Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the P.I.
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments. Department-Specific Responsibilities:
    • Developing pulse sequence software on Siemens and/or Bruker scanners.
    • Developing image reconstruction software in MATLAB, Python, and/or C++.
    • Developing deep learning/artificial intelligence models in TensorFlow and/or PyTorch.
    • Designing and performing imaging experiments on BIRI's MR scanners.
    • Reconstructing and analyzing MR data.
    • Communicating scientific findings in papers, proposals, and conference presentations.
      • Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in an area directly related to the field of research specialization, required. Background in MR physics, pulse sequence programming, machine learning, or image reconstruction preferred. Experience and Skills:
        • Highly motivated and works independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization.
        • Previous graduate assistantship during PhD training is preferred.
        • Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.
        • Strong publication record and excellent written and oral communication skills.
        • Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection, analysis, and operation and maintenance of specialized equipment.
        • Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance of specialized equipment.
          Working Title:Postdoctoral Scientist - Christodoulou Lab
          Department:BMS - BioMed Imaging Res Inst
          Business Entity:Academic / Research
          Job Category:,Academic/Research,Academic/Research
          Job Specialty:Postdoctoral
          Position Type:Full-time
          Shift Length:8 hour shift
          Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Postdoctoral Scientist - Christodoulou Lab, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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