Post-Doc Research Associate
University Of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
Posting InformationDepartment Radiology - Neuroradiology - 412809
Posting Open Date 11/17/2021 Application Deadline 11/20/2021 Open Until Filled No Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate Vacancy ID PDS003274 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 01/18/2022 Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
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A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the field of medical imaging in the laboratory of Dr. Yueh Lee focused on image reconstruction for computed tomography and limited angle tomography. Responsibilities will include the development and refinement of imaging reconstruction code for novel system geometries. The candidate should have experience with image reconstruction and Matlab/Python or C++ based programming. Experience in x-ray based modalities is helpful, but not essential. An engineering or technical background is preferred. Responsibilities will include working with a multidisciplinary team on developing reconstruction approaches to improve image quality and mentoring graduate students. Effective communication skills are a must due to the collaborative research environment.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
PhD or PhD candidate with background in engineering, physics or computer science is required
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience with image reconstruction and Metlab/Python or C++ based programming.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience in the area of hardware integration programming. An engineering or technical background is preferred.
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