Onsite Scientist UHF(7T)
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Job position title: On Site (MR) Scientist for 7T in Trondheim, Norway
Siemens Healthineers is looking for an On Site Magnetic Resonance (MR) Scientist to facilitate collaborative research between Siemens Healthineers and NTNU/ St.Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway in the field of Ultra High Field (7T) MR. The MAGNETOM Terra 7T facility in Trondheim will be part of the Norwegian national infrastructure in Neuroscience, NORBRAIN, headed by Nobel laureate Professor Edvard Moser. The primary focus of the 7T MR center will be brain imaging for neuroscientific research, but it should also serve several additional objectives, including clinical use.
The 7T MR system will be localized in the area of St. Olavs University Hospital. The imaging facility of NTNU/St. Olavs Hospital also has access to a Siemens mMR Biograph (PET/MRI), a 3T Skyra and Prisma and strong research activities in pre-clinical MR. The MR community in Trondheim consists of researchers and clinicians with background in MR-physics, medicine, neuroscience and psychology both from NTNU and St. Olavs Hospital working together in highly multidisciplinary projects. This environment offers a unique combination of clinical research and method development. The position offers an exciting opportunity to become the interface between basic scientists, clinical researchers and Siemens Healthineers.
A substantial proportion of your time would be devoted to support research projects involving the ultra-high field 7T MR scanner and providing consultation as well as scientific support to NTNU, one of our luminary high-end research partners in Scandinavia.
The job offers the opportunity to:
• Work in a demanding cross-disciplinary research environment
• Develop a broad knowledge and understanding of UHF MR research and development
• Supervise and conduct research
• Work in complex professional constellations
• Develop new MR techniques in close cooperation with our academic partner
What are my responsibilities?
• Support NTNU and other partners in fulfilling their research goals on the 7T MAGNETOM Terra platform
• Follow-up research collaboration projects with NTNU and other partners on behalf of Siemens
• Develop a strong relationship between NTNU and the MR development team in Siemens MR Headquarters in Erlangen, Germany
• Support NTNU and other partners in developing a strong relationship with leading ultra-high field research institutions
• Participation at scientific workshops in the Scandinavian region and giving scientific and education presentations at meetings, seminars and scientific congresses
What do I need to qualify for this job?
• Master of science in physics, biophysics, biomedical engineering or equivalent
• Strong problem solving skills
• Experience from working in an interdisciplinary team and being a team player
• Experience in MRI research and development, ideally in human brain imaging
• MR physics background, ideally with experience at human ultra-high field
• Outstanding communication and networking skills to establish and maintain relationships between variety of people in different roles, positions and physical locations
• Strong motivation and self-driven initiative towards fulfilling the goals of the position
• Excellent English language skills (oral and written)
What else would be beneficial?
• PhD in MRI or related field and/or experience from research management/supervision
• Profound scientific MR physics knowledge, ideally at ultra-high field
• Experience from clinical MRI or X-nuclei MRI/MRS
• Experience from RF pulse design, SAR simulations and pTX
• Experience with programming and pulse-sequence development, ideally within Siemens IDEA Environment
• Experience in image reconstruction and/or data analysis
This is a permanent position that will be located in Trondheim for at least the first 2 years.
Siemens Healthineers offers a competitive reward package.
If you are interested in learning more about this position please contact us.
Last day of application: January 30th 2019.
Job ID: 91816
Organisation: Siemens Healthineers
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time