Senior Research Associate, Radiology

Senior Research Associate - Radiology

The Department of Radiology at the Case Western Research University School of Medicine is seeking a Senior Research Associate to plan and execute multiple projects to acquire and analyze preclinical and clinical images in collaboration with Dr. Chris Flask and his collaborators within the Case Center for Imaging Research, other CWRU departments, and other academic institutions. 

The SRA will develop and execute all experimental designs for the imaging development projects which are focused on the development of quantitative MRI techniques to study both kidney and liver disease progression in cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and cancer. The qualified candidate will participate in discovery based development of new imaging methodologies includsing Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting techniques as well as quantitative image analysis. As an SRA he/she will lead the effort to submit multiple manuscripts each year as well as providing preliminary data, background and significance and experimental design for Dr. Flask’s grant proposals.  At the same time, the candidate will begin to formulate and submit his/her own research proposals. He/she will also attend and present at scientific conferences on the new imaging research methods and scientific findings.

The successful candidate will have a fundamental understanding of MRI physics and operational expertise on clinical and/or preclinical MRI scanners. Experience programming in Paravision (Bruker) and/or IDEA (Siemens) programming languages as well as Matlab programming to support image analysis is also required along with a track record of manuscript and conference publications. A PhD in biomedical engineering or related field with 3 to 5 years of experience is preferred.

The work will be perfomed in a translational research program which includes office, clinical, and laboratory environments. This includes working in and around strong magnetic fields (MRI). Occasional travel to attend scientific conferences.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, brief statement of research interests, and three letters of reference to

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