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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Radiology - 51641
University of Washington in Seattle, Washington
Date Posted 04/20/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting.  To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Radiology.  This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

Two NIH-funded postdoctoral positions are available in Professor Song’s lab in the Biomedical MR Laboratory, Department of Radiology. The research focus of the Song lab is to develop imaging biomarkers of tissue pathologies (e.g., CNS injuries, solid tumors) for noninvasive diagnosis and treatment effects of diseases. We welcome candidates with a Ph.D. degree in chemistry, mathematics, physics, or biomedical engineering to join our team.

Brief descriptions of the tasks for the two postdoc positions are:

  • To develop a novel diffusion MRI models to more accurately reflect tissue pathologies and to develop learning algorithms for better diagnosis and prognosis of CNS diseases.
  • To perform diffusion basis spectrum imaging (DBSI) analysis of cervical spinal cord images from CSM patients. This postdoc will also incorporate machine learning algorithms for predicting clinical outcome of treatments.

  • Required Qualifications

    Ph.D., M.D. or an equivalent terminal or doctoral degree.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Ph.D. degree in chemistry, mathematics, physics or biomedical engineering.

    Salary Range

    Base pay commensurate with experience.

    Pre-Employment Screening

    All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


    This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:  https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ .

    Applicant Special Instructions

    Interested applicants should send 1) a one page cover letter summarizing their interests, how they can contribute to the lab, as well as the earliest date that they can start the appointment, 2) CV, and 3) contact information for two to three references to Dr. Song. Only applicants considered for employment will be contacted.

    Sheng-Kwei Song, Ph.D.
    Professor of Radiology
    Department: Radiology - Rad Sciences
    Email: ssong@wustl.edu

    EOE Statement

    Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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