Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR) at the University of Minnesota. The successful candidates will participate in ongoing research projects funded by NIH grants aiming to develop cutting-edge MRI and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) imaging techniques for brain applications at ultrahigh field (UHF). They will play a critical role in advancing UHF RF coil and quantitative metabolic imaging techniques for broad human brain applications at 7 and 10.5 Tesla (T), and multimodal neuroimaging techniques for integrating multiple-photon optical imaging and/or MRI-compatible neural electrodes with UHF preclinical scanners at 16.4T or 9.4T. They will also apply the advanced neuroimaging techniques for studying brain function, connectivity, neuroenergetics, and neural origin of fMRI BOLD signal at cortical layer and column level. Other research opportunities are also available depending on the interests and background of the candidates.
CMRR has outstanding research resource, expertise, innovation and best UHF MRI facility. It accommodates a large number of advanced human MRI scanners (3x3T, 4T, 2x7T and the world first whole body 10.5T) and two animal MRI scanners (9.4T and 16.4T), which are fully dedicated for basic science, technology development and clinical researches. Learn more about CMRR here: https://www.cmrr.umn.edu/
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program
For more information regarding benefits: http://policy.umn.edu/sites/policy.umn.edu/files/appendix/postdocappoint_appa.pdf
Applicant should have a Ph.D. degree trained in one of the following fields: biomedical engineering, electrical engineering and medical physics, in particular, with the MRI or MRS related research experience or thesis work. Strong background in MRI physics and methods, optical imaging techniques, RF coil techniques, computer programming (MATLAB and C++), RF pulse sequence and programing are desirable.
Internal Number: 334706
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