Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales.
The Department of Radiology at UC San Diego (http://radiology.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and seeks a project scientist. The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team of investigators in developing state-of-the-art MRI methods. The researcher will help to advance the mission of the Women’s Imaging Laboratory to provide state-of-the-art imaging methods for the UCSD research community geared towards improving women’s health. The researcher will also help to advance the Department of Radiology's efforts to translate state-of-the-art MRI methods into clinical practice.
The UCSD Women’s Imaging Laboratory is part of the Center for Multimodal Imaging and Genetics which has three 3T translational research MRI scanners.
San Diego County is world-renowned for its natural beauty, perfect year-round climate, gorgeous locales on the Pacific Ocean, and incomparable recreational opportunities. Great cultural opportunities abound in San Diego County as well as in nearby Los Angeles.
Required qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in engineering or physical science. The applicant must have outstanding writing and communication skills as demonstrated by a successful publication record. The applicant must have a successful record of developing and implementing advanced MRI acquisition methods, including diffusion MRI, for both research and clinical applications, particularly geared towards women’s health. The applicant must have a successful record of working in an interdisciplinary environment and collaborating with basic scientists and clinicians.
Preferred qualifications: The applicant will have demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: female pelvis MRI or breast MRI. The applicant will demonstrate a high level of competence in MRI operation. Early career candidates are encouraged to apply.