Post-Doctoral Fellowship Available in the Department of Radiology of Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), New York, NY

The successful candidate will work closely with internationally recognized investigators at WCM and other clinical and academic groups applying quantitative ultrasound (QUS) methods to several organ systems for tissue characterization. 

This project will develop and apply novel QUS methods to ultrasound data acquired from clinical or highfrequency ultrasound systems from several (e.g., lungs, thyroid, eye, lymph nodes, etc.) 

Daily responsibilities of the candidate include:

  • Collect ultrasound data using laboratory equipment and clinical instruments
  • Perform QUS analyzes from laboratory and clinical data using MATLAB. 
  • Analyze results
  • Prepare seminars, conference abstracts and presentations.
  • Publish work in high-impact peer-reviewed journals.
  • Attend weekly meetings with the PI and collaborators and record participate in the progress of the projects on multiple fronts.

Qualifications:

  • Earned a recent or soon to earn a doctorate in mechanical, electrical, biomedical engineering or related relevant field.
  • Experience with ultrasound imaging systems and technology.
  • Experience with typical quantitative ultrasound methods.
  • Proficiency with signal and image processing methods as they relate to ultrasound data processing.
  • Productive publication record.
  • Experience presenting results at international scientific conferences.
  • Programming skills in MATLAB related to ultrasound data processing.

Other Attributes:

  • US citizenship, current U.S. immigration visa, or US visa eligibility should job offer be extended.
  • Exposure to modern statistical techniques including linear mixed model analysis, machine learning and other large data analytical techniques.
  • Programming experimental acquisition systems using LabVIEW or MATLAB.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with a multi-disciplinary research team.
  • Initial one year appointment with potential of 1-2 additional years.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a single pdf file containing the following: 1) cover letter highlighting research interests and qualifications, 2) resume/CV, and 3) list of three references to Prof. Jonathan Mamou at jom4032@med.cornell.edu with subject line QUS Postdoc. Diversity is one of Weill Cornell Medicine’s core values and is essential to achieving excellence in patient care, research, and education. We welcome applications from candidates who share our commitment to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and belonging. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.