Principal Duties and responsibilities: • Implementing technologies developed at the CMRR into a clinical setting • Collaborate with clinical scientists and CMRR’s MR scientists • Develop research questions related to clinical translation • Create research designs • Collect data • Analyze data • Write manuscripts for publications • Supervise, as needed, undergraduate, graduate students, junior scientists and postdocs working on related research projects • Seek funding opportunities and write grant proposals (e.g. NIH funding)
The Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Radiology at the University of Minnesota invites applications for an Assistant Professor position from candidates with a Ph.D or equivalent degree. The Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Radiology is partnering to recruit outstanding scientists who are interested in translating innovative technologies developed at the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) into a neurosurgical setting.
Minimum qualifications • PhD or MA in physics, physical chemistry, engineering, or related physical sciences • Expertise in magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy research, with focus on clinical translation • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others. • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred qualifications • Familiarity with previous and on-going technological development at the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) at the University of Minnesota • Experience with working at high magnetic field MRI, e.g. 7 Tesla. • Experience implementing new sequences and technologies in a clinical setting • Experience with manuscript preparation and submission • Experience with statistical analysis of experimental data • Experience with grant writing • Record of presenting research results through publications and conference abstracts
The ideal candidate should have a background in the physical sciences or engineering with understanding of the previous and on-going research at the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research. The candidate should have a familiarity with the challenges associated with implementing new MR sequences and technologies in the clinical setting. The candidate is expected to study the clinical impact of technology adaptation as well as to advance fundamental understanding of the neurosciences through this adaptation. The candidate should have experience presenting research results through publications and presentations as well as grant submissions.
Internal Number: 333531
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