Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Jul 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Radiology

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-03-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia (UVA) is seeking a post-doctoral research associate to perform research on projects related to image processing and development of algorithms to quantify metabolism and perfusion from dynamic Positron Emission Tomography (PET) images of heart and brain in rodents and humans.

Candidates must have a PhD in Images and Systems, Biomedical Engineering, or related background at the time of hire.

The applicant must have expertise in biomedical image analysis, preferably in cardiac imaging processing algorithms including segmentation, interpolation and registration. The candidate must be proficient in programming languages such as Matlab and C++ especially with ITK and VTK libraries. The candidate must also have experience in the application of machine learning techniques to medical imaging data.

In addition, the selected candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills to present at professional meetings and to supervise undergraduate and graduate students in the laboratory along with the PI. The position is for one year with the possibility of renewal, based on satisfactory performance.

To apply, visit and search on posting number 0620941. Complete a candidate profile online and attach a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references.

For additional information about the application process, contact Nicole Vaughan at

For additional information about the position, contact Bijoy Kundu, PhD at

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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