Massachusetts General Hospital

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Radiology

A.A. Martinos Center

Charlestown, MA, MA, United States

                   Job Description

Title of position (hospital):                                                  Research Staff

Title of position (academic-HMS, if applicable):                      Instructor/Assistant Professor of Radiology

Name of employing Hospital and Department:                                   Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Radiology, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging


Minimum degree and field of specialized knowledge required to perform the job*:  Ph.D degree in engineering, neuroscience, applied physics, or similar

Minimum years of experience required in the field*:                (this means after degree) 2

Licenses or special skills necessary to perform the job*:          Background in developing and applying optical microscopy methods forpreclinical studies of oxygen metabolism and blood flow in the brain

Description* **

Applications are invited for a full-time position at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging.  The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment in the Department of Radiology at Harvard Medical School with a hospital appointment as Assistant in Physics. The ideal candidates are expected to have a strong background in the field of biomedical optics, advanced optical microscopy, neuroimaging, and neurovascular coupling; and able to develop independently funded research programs. Demonstrations of excellence in interested area of research, verbal and written communications, mentoring experiences, and successful work in collaborations are highly desirable. 

Areas of interest include: 

·      Developing and adopting next-generation microscopy technologies for preclinical measurements of cerebral oxygenation and blood flow, including but not limited to two-photon microscopy and optical coherence tomography.

·      Utilizing microvascular imaging and modeling for better understanding and improvement of quantification and calibration of signals from the noninvasive human brain imaging modalities such as blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).

·      Utilizing advanced optical microscopy technologies to investigate cortical microvascular blood flow and oxygen metabolism in healthy brain and during various pathological conditions in animal models. 

Requirements: Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in engineering, neuroscience, applied physics, or equivalent, have strong computational skills, outstanding record of advancing technology, and have at least two years of postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate is expected to establish an extramurally funded, independent research program, working collaboratively with other investigators at the Martinos Center, and elsewhere at MGH, Harvard and MIT

Contact: Applicants should email a copy of the following: a letter of interest, a CV, and three letters of reference to Sava Sakadzic Ph.D., c/o Donna Crowe, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Building 149, Room 2301, 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129.

Appointment as an Instructor or Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training and achievements, as well as teaching activities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Radiology