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Cedars-Sinai Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California

The BiomedicalImaging Research Institute (BIRI) at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) is seeking a

highly motivated individual as a full-time Postdoctoral Research Scientist in

magnetic resonance (MR) research. The main focus of this position will be on

the development and translation of advanced MR techniques for clinical imaging

applications. Additional opportunities to work on a variety of collaborative

research projects are available. The successful candidates are also encouraged

to work with his/her mentor to pursue new research directions.

Qualifications The requirements

for this position include but are not limit to the followings:

  • PhD inbiomedical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, imaging,mathematics, physics, biophysics, medical physics, or a related field withinthe last five years

  • Outstandingacademic research record as evidenced by high-impact journal publications andconference presentations.

  • A solidunderstanding of MR physics and extensive experience in pulse sequencedevelopment, image reconstruction and post-processing, and imaging study ofhuman subjects and animals would be advantageous

  • Priorexperience in neurovascular MR, cardiovascular MR, or body MR and/or experiencewith Siemens pulse sequence programming environment are desirable, but notrequired.

  • Excellentcommunication and written skills in English (spoken and written)


located in the City of Los Angeles, is the largest

non-profit academic medical center in the western U.S. and has focused on

providing world-class medical care with special emphasis on education and

translational research. In 2018, CSMC is ranked No. 8 on the Best Hospitals

Honor Roll in the US. The BIRI is an interdisciplinary research program

established in 2010 to bring together scientists and physicians who share a

common interest in developing and applying state-of-the-art imaging

technologies to address basic and clinical research questions. The fully

research-dedicated imaging facility under BIRI includes cutting-edge Siemens

whole-body systems (3T Vida and 3T hybrid MR/PET) as well as a range of small

animal imaging systems (Bruker 9.4T MR and Scanco micro CT). Available to

research investigation also include clinical systems on Cedars campus including

Siemens 1.5T and 3T MR systems and PET-CT systems.


is an affirmative action/equal opportunity

employer. We offer competitive compensation. Enquiries for additional

information, or applications including CV, statement of research experience and interests, and the names of three references should be addressed to Prof. Zhaoyang Fan (Zhaoyang.Fan@csmc.edu).

Educational Requirements:

  • PhD in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, imaging, mathematics, physics, biophysics, medical physics, or a related field within the last five years

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift a minimum of 5lbs or more. Must be able to walk throughout the medical center. Must be able to sit for an extended period. Must be able to bend, stoop, reach overhead and or above the shoulders.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.