University Hospital of Muenster (UKM), WWU

Postdoctoral Position (gn*) for an Expert in Small Animal MRI (physicist, biologist)

University Hospital of Muenster (UKM), WWU

Münster, Germany

The University Hospital of Münster is one of the leading hospitals in Germany. Such a position cannot be achieved by size and medical successes alone. The individual commitment counts above all. We need your commitment so that even with little things we can achieve great things for our patients. There are many possibilities open for you so that you may develop with them.

For the Experimental Magnetic Resonance Group (associated to the department of Clinical Radiology, initially limited to 3 years with the possibility of extension, we are offering a

Postdoctoral Position (gn*)
for an Expert in Small Animal MRI (physicist, biologist)
Ref. 04390

Salary according to TV-L13

(*gn=gender neutral)

Duties include implementation and development of novel MRI protocols, maintenance of the small animal MR systems, MR scanning for collaboration partners, organization of collaborations, data analysis, supervision of projects, consulting project partners, and support of multimodal imaging projects. Technical assistance for routine MRI scans and animal handling is available.

The position is part of a core unit for small animal imaging jointly funded by the faculty on Medicine Münster and the interdisciplinary center for clinical research (IZKF) Münster. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop his/her own research projects and acquire own funding.

Applicants are expected to have completed a PhD in the field of small animal imaging or MRI. Profound experience with small animal MRI, sequence programming, data analysis and with operating Bruker MRI scanners under Paravision is mandatory. The successful candidate will be devoted to science and integrate in a dynamic interdisciplinary team.

The experimental MR group has a focus on neuroimaging, imaging of infections, cell tracking by MRI and multimodal imaging. Collaboration partners represent all major disciplines of biomedical research. Established links exist into several collaborative research centers (SFBs) and into the Cells in Motion lnterfaculty Center.

Available instrumentation:

9.4 T MRI system (Biospec with cryoprobe), 3 T MRI with mouse and rat coils, PET/MR scanner, RF laboratory, mouse facility, microbiology and biochemical lab, compute server for data analysis and simulations.

Access to instrumentation in other groups: fluorescence reflectance imaging system (with X-ray), fluorescence tomography, bioluminescence, ultrasound, photoacoustic, small animal PET and small animal Micro-CT.

For further information please refer to

For any inquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Cornelius Faber at faberc@­uni-muenster.­de.

Please send your application (including the above reference number) with all relevant information (CV, cover letter) until 15.01.2020 to Personalgewinnung des Universitätsklinikums Münster, Bewerbermanagement, Domagkstraße 5, 48149 Münster or via e-mail (PDF-file, max. 5 MB) to Bewerbung@­ukmuenster.­de

Applications of women are specifically invited. In the case of similar qualification, competence, and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities. Handicapped candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 04390