Assistant Researcher - Medical Physics

Irvine, CA
Jul 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Medicine - Radiological Sciences


    Open July 3rd, 2017 through August 4th, 2017


    Position: Assistant Researcher

    Positions are available at the University of California-Irvine, Department of Radiological Sciences for non-tenured, academic term appointments as Assistant Researcher. The position involves research investigation in the areas of optical and multi-modality molecular imaging. Research in this laboratory focuses on instrumentation and image reconstruction algorithm development for optical, nuclear, ultrasound and MRI modalities as well as their combinations such as MRI/Optical, MRI/Nuclear, and Ultrasound/Optical techniques.


    Applicants with a broad background in medical imaging, optical imaging, engineering or physics who hold a doctorate degree and who possesses a strong motivation to pursue an academic medical physics career are encouraged to apply. Strong background in physics, mathematics, software and hardware development skills are essential for this research.

    Training and work experience in imaging instrumentation and image reconstruction software for Optical, Nuclear, Ultrasound and MRI modalities are necessary. Experience in Finite Element Based image reconstruction algorithms for multi-modality imaging techniques is required. In addition to this, priority will be given to candidates with preclinical and clinical study experience including ability to perform animal surgery. The ability to communicate both verbally and in written format is very important. Irvine is located in beautiful, sunny Southern California and is considered the safest city in the US. It is a delightful place to live and work.

    Application procedure:

    To apply, please log onto UC Irvine's recruitment site located at:

    Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position. Please complete your application by also submitting a statement on previous and/or past contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Research Statement
    • Names of at least three references and their contact information.

    For further information pertaining to this recruitment please contact:

    Lydia Su, Ph.D.
    Department of Radiological Sciences
    Director of Center for Functional Onco-Imaging
    164 Irvine Hall
    Irvine, CA 92697-5020
    University of California, Irvine (email)
    Web page:

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA

    More information about this recruitment:


    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter (Optional)
    • Statement of Research
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
    • Misc / Additional (Optional)
    3-5 references required (contact information only)


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