Job Description

The Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute (TMII) at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to develop novel MRI techniques with a focus in neuroimaging. This is an excellent opportunity to conduct innovative MR research as a member of a team of technical and clinical experts with access to state-of-the-art imaging equipment housed in the newly constructed Hess Center for Science and Medicine. The position will be in the high field neuroimaging and spectroscopy group led by Dr. Priti Balchandani, Director of the High Field MRI Program at TMII.

Position responsibilities include independent research, contributions to publications and grants, and leadership roles within the new Institute. Opportunities for teaching also exist. A significant portion of the work will be development of novel imaging techniques for the human 7T MRI scanner and application to 1) improved neurosurgical planning for brain tumors, 2) elucidating biomarkers for psychiatric illness and 3) improving treatment of epilepsy. Work will consist of pulse sequence programming and development, acquisition of image data on patients and healthy volunteers, and analysis of acquired anatomical, DTI and spectroscopic images. The candidate should have a PhD in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or a related field.
Experience with RF equipment and devices a plus.
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