16 days old

Applications Scientist - Clinical Applications Specialist

Houston, TX
**Applications Scientist - Clinical Applications Specialist**

Locations:Houston, Texas

Job Family: Customer Services


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Diagnostic Imaging

**Requisition Number:** 218998

**Primary Location:** United States-Texas-Houston

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Senior level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 60%

**Division Description:**

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse

that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and

internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company,

Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To

tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is

organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy

Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process

Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the worlds largest

suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical

imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a

comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services

available across the globe and tailored to customers needs. So that more

people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare

**Job Description:**

As a remote employee in the Magnetic

Resonance (MR) Research Collaborations Group, manage the research

collaborations with a group of research collaborators in the Midwest region.

**Position Overview**

The Siemens MR

R&D team in the US is a multidisciplinary group of highly motivated

scientists, engineers, and advanced application specialists based at various

locations across the country, and working closely with our research partners at

Universities and academic hospitals.

We are seeking a

highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team to help maximize

the clinical and business impact of our research work. The position will be

based at a leading academic institution in Texas, and will report to the MR Zone

Research Director for the Midwest Region. The individual will be responsible

for supporting advanced applications in research and help in driving innovative

and clinically relevant MR techniques from prototype to a commercially

available product. The individual is expected to take a lead in design,

implementation, and execution of research projects in MR in collaboration with

our academic and clinical partners.

Furthermore, the

individual will act as a liaison between Siemens research collaborators and

Siemens internal groups worldwide, including, but not limited to R&D,

product definition and development teams, and Marketing.

Strong expertise

in clinical applications of MR and its physical principles and understanding of

how an MRI scanner works is required. Substantial experience in advanced

applications of Siemens MR techniques is expected, as well as knowledge in

image post processing and exam workflow. Strong attention to detail,

outstanding communications skills, ability to create new and innovative

solutions, establish and maintain relationships with a variety of people in

different roles / levels and physical locations are critical. An outstanding

track record in a applications and educational role is also required.


Duties will

include but are not limited to the following areas:



Develop and manage the research

collaboration with your academic partners.

Define and execute research projects

with your academic partners to generate scientific results that are relevant

for the academic and industrial partnership.

Adhere to Siemens collaborations

policies, and take ownership of the processes for collaboration management with

your assigned partners.

Research and


Work closely with your academic partners

to drive MR research and translate this knowledge into MR products through e.g.

WIP testing or protocol development.

Drive the development of novel,

clinically relevant techniques (MR pulse sequences and image reconstruction)

with our research partners.

Support in the evaluation of

prototypes, and publishing of results in peer-reviewed journals.

Educate R&D and Applications

colleagues on clinical research issues.



Product integration of innovative

techniques according to quality standards for medical devices.

Implementation of improvements of

currently existing product features.

Support maintenance and improvements

of existing code base, bug fixing, testing.

Contribute to product protocol

development for novel features.

Sales and

Marketing Support

Provide content for articles for

Siemens publications such as MAGNETOM Flash together with internal and external


Support educational meetings,

tradeshows, and site visits.

Answer questions from Sales and

Marketing related to areas of the teams responsibility.

Demonstrate strong knowledge of

organization's business practices, issues faced, and contribute to problem

resolution of those issues.


Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

B.S in physics or related field with

ARRT licensure in MR.

Strong collaboration skills and

ability to thrive in a dynamic environment.

Strong MR physics background.

Expertise in MR imaging techniques

and clinical applications.

Experience in working with internal

and external partners.

Outstanding writing, presentation,

and communication skills.

Excellent teaching skills and a

proactive can-do attitude.

Ability to work independently and

prioritize work.

Ability to multi-task and follow


Detail-oriented and organized.

Skilled in MS office software

applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel).

Ability to travel up to 60%


Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Expertise in image acquisition and

protocol development on Siemens MR platforms.

Prior experience working on Siemens

MR systems in advanced applications capacity is highly desired.

**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

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