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Annually named to the US News & World Report list of the best hospitals in the USA, the clinical facilities at the University of Chicago currently includes Mitchell Hospital, a 395-bed adult hospital facility, Comer Children's Hospital with 155 beds, and the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine, a 525,000 square foot outpatient clinic and surgery facility. In addition, a 1.2 million square foot new hospital, the Center for Care and Discovery, opened in February 2013. The Department of Radiology operates facilities in all of these locations to provide multidisciplinary care and education.
Plans, executes, facilitates and promotes advanced technical/scientific research projects. Recognizes the need for innovation and develops or incorporates advances in research concepts, methodologies and approaches. Designs, develops and tests new equipment, instruments, reagents, and/or experimental protocols for research (including hardware, software, statistical methods, etc.). Collaborates with other researchers as appropriate. Participates in the preparation and writing of grant applications and reports, and (co-)authors scientific research manuscripts. May supervise other research staff. May present work at scientific meetings, and provide peer review of grant applications and scientific manuscripts. The principal function of this individual will be the hardware/software development and integration oriented. In addition, the individual will play a key role in communicating with collaborators and funding agencies, preparing presentations and reports.
- Participate in investigation and development of innovative algorithms and systems for X-ray digital tomosynthesis, CBCT, multispectral CT, and advanced TOF-PET imaging, and in test and evaluation of the algorithms and systems in basic research and practical application.
- Lead certain portions of the research projects and specifically for algorithm implementation and evaluation and for mechanical and electronic design, construction, and computer interfacing of research instrumentation developed in the laboratory.
- Innovation of new techniques and novel approaches to application-specific problems is an essential part of the job.
- The incumbent will also serve as a primary contact with potential industrial and academic collaborators and funding sources.
- Analytical skills, Problem-solving skills and Attention to detail required.
- Organizational skills required. Verbal and written communication skills required.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
- Record of technical innovation required.
- Mechanical, electronic and software design, development and construction/ implementation skills required.
Education, Experience and Certifications:
- Doctoral degree required.
- Completion of postdoctoral training program (normally 3-5 years) required.
- Supervisory experience preferred.
- Knowledge in relevant scientific field required. Knowledge of research techniques or methods required. In particular, knowledge in advanced iterative algorithms for image reconstruction and workflow-enabling is essential.
- Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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