MR Research Scientist

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.


At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a research scientist in the Magnetic Resonance (MR) Research Collaborations Group.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As an MR Research Scientist, you will be responsible for:

Collaboration Management

  • ·        Develop and manage the research collaboration with your academic partners.
  • ·        Define and execute research projects with your academic partners to generate scientific results that are relevant for the academic and industrial partnership.
  • ·        Adhere to Siemens’ collaborations policies, and take ownership of the processes for collaboration management with your assigned partners.

Research and Development

  • ·        Work closely with your academic partners to drive MR research and translate this knowledge into MR products.
  • ·        Drive the development of novel, clinically relevant techniques (MR pulse sequences and image reconstruction) with our research partners.
  • ·        Develop and release prototypes of novel techniques in compliance with highest source code quality.
  • ·        Evaluate prototypes, and publish results in peer-reviewed journals.
  • ·        Conduct original research resulting in patent applications.
  • ·        Educate R&D and Applications colleagues on clinical research issues.

Product Development

  • ·        Product integration of innovative techniques according to quality standards for medical devices.
  • ·        Implementation of improvements to currently existing product features.
  • ·        Maintenance and improvements of existing code base, bug fixing, testing.
  • ·        Contribute to product protocol development for novel features.

Sales and Marketing Support

  • ·        Provide content for articles for Siemens publications such as MAGNETOM Flash together with internal and external collaborators.
  • ·        Support educational meetings, tradeshows, and site visits.
  • ·        Answer questions from Sales and Marketing related to areas of the team’s responsibility.
  • ·        Demonstrate strong knowledge of organization's business practices, issues faced, and contribute to problem resolution of those issues.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • ·        Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Biomedical Physics / Imaging Physics, or equivalent.
  • ·        Strong collaboration skills and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • ·        Strong background in MR physics and pulse sequence design.
  • ·        Expertise in MR imaging techniques and clinical applications.
  • ·        Experience in working with internal and external partners.
  • ·        Substantial experience in C++/C software design, implementation and coding.
  • ·        Experience using Matlab for signal and image processing.
  • ·        Outstanding writing, presentation, and communication skills.
  • ·        Excellent teaching skills and a proactive can-do attitude.
  • ·        Ability to work independently and prioritize work.
  • ·        Ability to multi-task and follow through.
  • ·        Detail-oriented and organized.
  • ·        Skilled in MS office software applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel).
  • ·        Ability to travel up to 20%

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers.

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


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Job ID: 182905

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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