The MRI Laboratory at the Hospital for Speical Surgery invites applications for Post-Doctoral Fellow to join a team of radiology and biomedical engineer investigators who are pursuing MRI evaluation of total hip arthroplasty (THA).
This NIH funded project seeks to utlizie MRI to evaluate adverse local tissue reactions due to THA and to use MRI to evaluate THA loosening.
Candidates should have a PhD in engineering, medical physics, or related field, with experience with programming and image processing algorithms. The candidate should also possess outstanding writing and communication skills and a strong record of productivity. Experience wirh clinical MRI scanners would be extremely beneficial but not required.
HSS is an interdisciplinary work environment, with cooperative efforts of engineers, surgeons and radologists performing clinical, translational, and basic science research aimed at improving patient care.The MRI laboratory is actively funded by external funding sources, including NIH/NIAMS and private foundations, in performing a variety of ineterdisciplinary research projects.
The position is available immediately and in tial appointment of the job is for one year, with possiblity for renewal up to three years, based on performance.