The Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging is looking for a researcher who is interested in a half time (50% effort) Specialist position at UCSF. This position will be based in the Surbeck Laboratory for Advanced Imaging, which is focused on developing, implementing and evaluating Magnetic Resonance (MR) methods with improved sensitivity and specificity to aid in the management of patients with a wide range of neurological and musculoskeletal diseases. The ideal candidate will have over 5 years of experience in interpreting and analyzing MR images, familiarity with the procedures used to monitor patients with brain tumors who are undergoing surgery, radiation and combination treatments and experience in interpreting advanced MR data. We are seeking candidates with a strong background in neuroimaging and with the ability to perform independent research in addition to supporting the lab and clinical research collaborators.
The incumbent will work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team assembled to investigate novel image processing pipelines, visualization tools and workflow schemes for directing patient care. He/she will be responsible for selecting patients, defining appropriate targets for obtaining image guided tissue samples, interpreting multi-parametric imaging examinations and integrating the results with clinical data. This will lead to peer-reviewed publications, will contribute to multiple research grants and will help to define the most appropriate methods for characterizing brain tumors. The incumbent will participate in manuscript review, assist in grant preparation, as well as attending seminars and conferences. He/she will provide input concerning imaging protocols for clinical trials and will train research imaging staff in matters related to patient care and the interpretation of clinical data.
The candidate must possess an MD and their CV must contain previous clinical and research experience with multiple publications in peer reviewed journals. Additional requirements are specialized training in Neuroradiology, experience in interpreting advanced imaging data from patients with brain tumors and in using imaging analysis software packages, as well as a high degree of independence in performing their professional duties.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.