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Post Doc MR Research Scientist

Boston, MA
**Post Doc MR Research Scientist**

Locations:Boston, Massachusetts

Job Family: Research & Development


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Business Administration

**Requisition Number:** 213132

**Primary Location:** United States-Massachusetts-Boston

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Entry level

**Education Required Level:** Doctorate Degree

**Travel Required:** 5%

**Division Description:**


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


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:**

One post-doctoral

research fellow position is available from September 1 st , 2017, in

Siemens Medical Solutions (SMS), USA,to develop novel MRSI and related MRI methods

to image metabolic and molecular biomarkers of brain cancer and neurological

diseases. The position will be located

at Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General

Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, U.S.

The main objectives

of the project are to improve the spatial resolution, brain coverage,

efficiency and quality of MRSI to investigate molecular pathways that are

involved in neuro-oncological and neuropsychiatric diseases. An important goal

of this work is to increase the accuracy of MRSI quantification by software and

hardware means. These methods will be implemented on 3T clinical scanners and

high field 7T human systems. This development will be part of a NIH grant that

sponsors an academic-industry partnership betweenMGH, HMS and Siemens Medical Solutions, USA. The

project will be finalized with clinical translation of the new imaging methods

for use as precision medicine tools to investigate patients enrolled in

clinical trials of novel therapies for neuro-oncology and neurological



candidates should have experience with pulse sequence programming, image

reconstruction, and/or RF engineering for development of multi-channel RF


should be able to solve problems and overcome technical challenges during

development. Candidates need to have a proven track record of publications in

MRS/MRI acquisition, analysis, and/or hardware, be highly motivated with

excellent analytical and interpersonal skills. Attention to detail, organizational

capability, handling multiple concurrent tasks and strong written communication

skills are required. The post-doctoral fellows are expected to be able to work

independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team at a fast pace. The

post-doctoral fellows will have opportunities to develop new ideas, advance

their own research interests and career in an excellent academic and industry


The background of candidates should include a

Ph.D. in physics, electrical engineering, computer science, or related fields.

Very good programming skills in Matlab, C/C++, and Linux shell scripting are

essential. Experience with neuroimaging analysis software (FSL, Freesurfer,

MINC, AFNI, SPM) and spectral fitting (LCModel, jMRUI) are considered a plus.

The Postdoc will have access to the excellent infrastructure and expertise in

the RF lab from Martinos Center and support from Siemens engineers.

This position is available for up to 5 years, with annual renewal based on satisfactory progress. A minimum commitment of 2 years is required.


**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.

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