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Senior Scientist -- Tomographic Reconstruction

Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 226821
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description:

Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. is one of the largest global suppliers of healthcare equipment, renowned for innovative products, services and solutions including diagnostic imaging systems, therapy equipment for treatment and electro-medicine and IT solutions to optimize workflow and increase efficiency in the healthcare industry.

We are working on novel technologies to develop next generation quantitative multi modal SPECT solutions, where artificial intelligence is complementary to image formation research.


We are currently seeking a Senior-level Scientist to join our research team at Hoffman Estates, IL. In this role, you will develop and implement complex prototypes for tomographic reconstruction for various imaging system designs, but also work along the image formation data continuum.

You will work in a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and have access to luminary researchers worldwide. The ideal candidate is flexible enough to support the team to develop software tools for data and image analysis, but also to drive own research projects in the area of tomographic reconstruction. You should be comfortable to work on different software and hardware platforms ranging from high performance CPU/GPU based workstations to clusters to cloud deployments under aggressive timelines.



·        Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, electrical engineering or equivalent

·        7+ years of experience

·        Desired areas of expertise:

o   Radiation transport and diffusion theory

o   Monte-Carlo gamma-rays massive computation simulations on cloud/clusters

o   Algorithm development for solving stochastic ill-conditioned inverse problems, Bayesian Methods, Pre-conditioning, Nonlinear minimization, Regularization Methods, SPECT, CT, MR (preferred)

o   Image and Data processing, Pattern recognition, Ray tracing, Segmentation, Elastic registration, Noise reduction techniques

o   Massive data handling including standards of DICOM

o   Machine and Deep Learning methods

o   Parallel and high performance computing with CUDA/OpenCL, Python, Matlab, R, C/C++/C# on Windows (must), Linux/Unix (must) platforms.

·        Ability to communicate with both scientists and non-scientists is essential

Exceptionally qualified candidates who do not meet all requirements will also be considered.


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