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University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Date Posted 02/15/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

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How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.”

Material should include: 1) cover letter 2) CV, 3) a reprint of two representative publications and 4) at least three references including contact information. Reference letters will be requested only for highly qualified candidates.

Job Summary

The Department of Radiology at Michigan Medicine of the University of Michigan has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The project related to this position is focused on the development of a novel medical image analysis technique for three-dimensional assessment of growth in thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection. This project is focused on the development and commercialization and is supported by an NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant in collaboration with a medical image analysis software company. Our multi-disciplinary group involves close collaboration between investigators in the Departments of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, and Cardiac Surgery. The post-doctoral researcher will be involved in the technical development, refinement and validation of key algorithms, and the application of novel analysis tools to analyze a large population of patients with aortic disease at University of Michigan.


The postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for: technical development and validation of novel medical image analysis algorithms, database creation and management, supervision of undergraduate/graduate students, advanced data and statistical analysis, presentation & publication of data in research manuscripts.

Required Qualifications*

  • Ph.D. in the fields of in Computer Science, Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics, or equivalent field.

  • Experience with medical image analysis of CT/MRI data

  • Experience with machine learning/deep learning techniques

  • Proficiency in Python and MATLAB is required

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with deformable image registration

  • Familiarity with image-based computational modeling in fluid and solid mechanics (FEA, FSI, CFD)

  • Proficiency in R or other advanced statistical software package.

Additional Information

One-year postdoc with option to renew.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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