Post-doctoral Research Associate
Posting InformationPosition Information Position TitlePost-doctoral Research AssociateVacancy IDPDS001250DepartmentBiomedical Engineering - 424601Position TypePostdoctoral Scholar Posting Details Salary RangeFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1Proposed Start Date04/01/2016Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date02/25/2016Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary
Two post-doctoral research positions are available in the MRI Engineering Laboratory of Professor Shumin Wang at UNC Chapel Hill, Department of Biomedical Engineering. These positions will support research in novel hardware design and numerical methods for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy.Educational Requirements
Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field.Qualifications and Experience
The positions will involve working with a team as well as preparing papers, reports, and contributing to grants, and thus excellent writing and communication skills are essential. Applicants must have had graduate experience in one of the following areas with journal publications that demonstrate their proficiency:
1)Hands-on experiences of radio-frequency coil array design, and skills for bench-top and in-scanner testing of coil performance. Proficiency in applying commercial electromagnetic software, such as FEKO and XFDTD, and SolidWorks or AutoCAD. A solid background in MRI physics.
2)Computational electromagnetics algorithm development with a strong preference of moment method. Image processing and segmentation methods.
3)Radio-frequency circuit development that involves amplifiers, mixers, and etc.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.Special Instructions
For information on UNC Postdoctoral Benefits and Services click hereQuick Linkhttp://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/93076Special Physical and Mental Requirements Posting Contact Information Department Contact Name and TitleVickie HollandDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Affairs Contact Information
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Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Curriculum Vitae / Resume
- Cover Letter
- Writing/research Sample
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