MR Research Associate – Vascular Imaging

  • Company:
    Sunnybrook Health Sciences
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

MR Research Associate – Vascular Imaging
Posted: 05/03/2018 9:04:02 AM
MR Research Associate – Vascular Imaging
Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) is part of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre – one of the largest hospitals in Canada and a fully affiliated teaching hospital with the University of Toronto. We are seeking an experienced MR Physicist well-versed in MRI pulse sequences.
The successful applicant will work on designing imaging protocols and developing novel MRI acquisition and reconstruction techniques for use in vascular imaging. This work is part of a larger project to develop novel imaging and visualization techniques for planning vascular surgeries and image guided therapy.
The ideal candidate will be self-directed, creative and a fast learner, with demonstrated experience developing imaging or spectroscopic sequences for MRI preferably on the Siemens platform.
The position will involve prototyping and development of novel MRI pulse sequences for vascular imaging on Siemens scanners.
You will be working with a multi-disciplinary team of researchers including scientists, vascular surgeons, MRI physicists, hardware engineers and software developers. You will:
Collaborate closely with clinicians and scientists for designing novel MRI sequences, experimental design and data analysis
Test and validate sequences using quantitative and qualitative metrics
Manage your work independently and present it professionally
Required Qualifications
Experience in MR pulse sequence programming, ideally in both the GE EPIC platform and in the Siemens IDEA platform
D (ideally, in medical physics, electrical or biomedical engineering) or equivalent experience in a related field
A track record of journal/conference publications would be advantageous
Excellent interpersonal skills to work in a multi-disciplinary group
Transportation and Housing
This position is located at the main Sunnybrook Bayview campus, which is accessible by TTC (Bayview #11 & Sunnybrook #124 buses). Free employee shuttle between the downtown and Bayview campuses. Discounted TTC metropasses are also available.
Career Development and Training
Exposure to seminars and talks in Imaging, Biological and Clinical Research, and opportunity to collaborate with other research groups and scientists.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed initially to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Qualified candidates should submit a complete CV with list of publications and awards, a letter of intent indicating their qualifications, motivation and career objectives, an unofficial transcript of academic record, along with names of 3 referees who have agreed to be contacted.
Complete applications only will be considered and they should be sent by email to: , with MRI Physicist in the subject line by May 15, 2018
We thank all the applicants for their interest but only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Sunnybrook Research Institute is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.
Sunnybrook Research Institute is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
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