Cardiovascular Imaging Researcher

first_imgThe Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at theUniversity of Maryland Baltimore, invites applications for afull-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank ofAssistant/Associate Professor to support and lead thecardiovascular imaging research program within its MagneticResonance Research Center (MRRC). Applicants are expected to have adoctorate degree related to imaging science and a strong trackrecord of peer-reviewed publications in methodology developmentsand clinical applications related to cardiovascular imagingresearch. Applicants are also expected to have track record ofexternal funding preferably from federal funding sources. Thesuccessful applicant will work closely with the MR Physics groupwill take the lead in forging multi-disciplinary collaborations incardiovascular researchAt the MRRC the faculty member will have access to state of the artimaging equipment including two research dedicated 3.0 Tesla MRISystems (GE 750w & Siemens Prisma FIT), a Siemens PET/MRIsystem and several state of the art Siemens clinical MR systems(both 1.5T & 3T). In addition small animal imaging resourcesinclude a 7 Tesla and 9.4 Tesla (March 2018 installation) withcryoprobe from Bruker, a Siemens Inveon microPET/CT system,MR-guided Focused ultrasound system from Image Guided Therapies,and a Perkin Elmer IVIS Spectrum for Bioluminescence andfluorescence studies.The successful candidate will also have access to the Center forMetabolic Imaging & Therapeutics, a collaborative venturebetween the hospital system and the School of Medicine to fostermulti-disciplinary collaborations and to translate basic sciencefindings to clinical practice. At this center, in addition to the3.0 GE 750w system, a GE SpinLabTM dynamic nuclearpolarizer is available which is suitable for preclinical andclinical applications. Supporting the Hyperpolarization program isalso a dedicated small animal 3T MR system. The GE MR scanner isalso integrated with two Insightec 1024-element high-intensityfocused ultrasound (HIFU) systems (220 & 670 kHz) forimage-guided interventions.Qualifications :Interested applicants should send their applications including aresearch statement outlining current research activities andinterests, a teaching statement summarizing previous and currentteaching and mentoring activities, and a current curriculum vitae,via e-mail to [email protected] .The University of Maryland at Baltimore is an AA/EOE/ADAEmployer and encourages applications from women and members ofminority groups.last_img

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