MRI PHYSICIST

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 29, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 230702-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/RADIOLOGY/RADIOLOGY
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services



Position Summary:

The Scientist, working title MRI Physicist, works within the UW - Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Radiology in the development, implementation, and validation of novel quantitative MRI methods in the body. The Scientist will work closely with multiple research groups and assist with mentorship of junior researchers.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Engineering, Medical Physics, or a related technical field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimum of three years of postdoctoral research is required. Knowledge of Magnetic Resonance Imaging physics and signal processing is required. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge and experience with MR image acquisition and reconstruction and programming skills in Matlab, Python and/or C++. Preference will be given to candidates with proven expertise in pulse sequence development on GE systems for abdominal imaging. Expertise in spin dynamics, Bloch equation simulations and advanced gradient echo methods is a plus.

Prefix determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of seven years' experience required for appointment at the senior level.

A criminal and/or caregiver background check will be conducted.

Additional Information:

Excellent communication and presentation skills are required for interacting with a wide variety of MRI users, including clinicians, technologists, and researchers with backgrounds in physics and engineering.

Department(s):

A539300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/RADIOLOGY/RADIOLOGY

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $44,229 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for the position, please go to https://jobs.wisc.edu/, search for PVL 230702, select the position and click . You will be required to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

Contact:

Heather Heimbecker
hheimbecker@uwhealth.org
608-263-9159
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SENIOR SCIENTIST(E10BN) or ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST(E10FN) or ASSISTANT SCIENTIST(E10LN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

230702-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Jan 29 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Feb 26 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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