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2017-11-282017-12-28

Senior MR Scientist

Siemens
New York, NY
**Senior MR Scientist**







Locations:New York, New York







Job Family: Research & Development







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Siemens Healthineers



**Business Unit:** Diagnostic Imaging



**Requisition Number:** 218997



**Primary Location:** United States-New York-New York



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Senior level



**Education Required Level:** Doctorate Degree



**Travel Required:** 25%







**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 collaboration

with a group of research collaborators in the Northeast 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 New York City, NY, and will report

to the MR Zone Research Manager for the Northeast Region. The individual will

be responsible for 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 C++/C# software

development and design of MR sequences and image reconstruction using the

Siemens SDE platform (IDEA/ICE) is expected, as well as knowledge in image post

processing. 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 of peer reviewed

publications is highly desired.







**Responsibilities**







Duties will

include but are not limited to the following areas:







Collaboration

Management







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

Development







Work closely with your academic partners

to drive MR research and translate this knowledge into MR products.







Drive the development of novel,

clinically relevant techniques (MR pulse sequences and image reconstruction)

with our research partners.







Develop and release prototypes of

novel techniques in compliance with highest source code quality.







Evaluate prototypes, and publish

results in peer-reviewed journals.







Conduct original research resulting

in patent applications.







Educate R&D and Applications

colleagues on clinical research issues.







Product

Development







Product integration of innovative

techniques according to quality standards for medical devices.







Implementation of improvements of

currently existing product features.







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

collaborators.







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.







Required

Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience







Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering /

Biomedical Physics / Imaging Physics, or equivalent.







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.







Substantial experience in C++/C

software design, implementation and coding.







Experience using Matlab for signal

and image processing.







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

through.







Detail-oriented and organized.







Skilled in MS office software

applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel).







Ability to travel up to 25%







Preferred

Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience







Expertise in image post processing

methods such as segmentation and registration approaches.







Prior experience working on Siemens

MR systems in pulse sequence design and image reconstruction 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**



Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .

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