23 days old

Staff Scientist

Rockford, TN
**Staff Scientist**

Locations:Rockford, Tennessee

Job Family: Research & Development


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Diagnostic Imaging

**Requisition Number:** 220426

**Primary Location:** United States-Tennessee-Rockford

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Senior level

**Education Required Level:** Doctorate Degree

**Travel Required:** 5%

**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:**

**Position Overview:**

Siemens Healthineers Molecular Imaging, a $1 Billion

Business Unit within Siemens Medical Solutions US, has an opening for an

Electrical Engineer at our Rockford, TN location. We are a high-technology

business leading the change towards personalized medicine. The selected

candidate will join the Detector Center Research & Development department,

responsible for the development and lifecycle of the current product and next

generation of Molecular Imaging PET Detectors.

Successful candidate will possess a solid understanding

of Detector Physics and be capable of translating functional requirements into

efficient working designs. Successful candidate will be required to be a hands

on physicist. Candidates will utilize their technical expertise to provide

imaginative, thorough, and practical organizationally aligned solutions to new

development and sustaining challenges. Candidates must be comfortable with the

application of technical theories and concepts in developmental environments

and have some level of general knowledge of other related disciplines.

Candidates must be comfortable in an environment where quick, innovative and

cost saving solutions work hand in hand with trouble shooting and sustaining of

existing design platforms. Candidate must have strong written and verbal

communication skills and have the ability to work independently, yet

collaboratively, in multidisciplinary team environment.

**This Role will include the following responsibilities:**

Project leadership in next generation Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

detector research and development projects, technical interface between

technology suppliers (sensors, academics, and collaborators) and internal

researchers. Contribute to feasibility and improvement studies throughout the

complete lifecycle: high-level design, concept research, simulation, prototype

evaluation, performance testing, system integration testing, manufacturing

launch and sustaining through commercialization.

Specific responsibilities

are below

Ph.D. in

physics /electrical/nuclear engineering or related experimental field

A minimum

of 5-10 years of experience in a research environment in one of these

experimental physics fields: PET, SPECT, radiation physics, nuclear physics,

radiation detector development, particle physics, or related field.


the technology/ innovation roadmap of the PET detector team.


hardware innovation development at all levels within the detector: Optics,

sensors, scintillators, ASICs, analog electronics, and digital electronics.


data acquisition and data analysis on bench experiments and prototypes


transfer of technologies into product solutions by working closely with other

R&D teams and product management


in publication of results at conferences and in peer-reviewed journals


innovations with invention disclosures


both internationally and domestically for customer visits and conferences


computer skills


hand-on laboratory skills, passion for experimental work


oriented and organized, excellent communication skills, written and oral


interpersonal skills and can do attitude


collaboration skills and ability to thrive in a virtual and fast-paced



ability to work independently, be creative, overcome obstacles

**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**


in multiple programming languages


in FPGA programming


in electronics design


in Monte Carlo simulation of radiation physics, in particular Geant4, GATE, or


**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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