Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Job Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Postdoctoral Research Position in Medical Image Processing/Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Analysis of Early Brain Growth

Position Description: A postdoctoral position ia available immediately in advanced MRI (including fMRI and DWI) processing of early brain development in the Intelligent Medical Imaging (IMAGINE) Research Group of the Computational Radiology Laboratory (CRL) at Boston Children's Hospital. Join our team of investigators in a vibrant environment and contribute to developing new, high-impact methods, algorithms, and software tools to answer important scientific/clinical questions about early (fetal and neonatal) brain development and developmental disorders.

About: Boston Children's Hospital is ranked #1 in research in US News ranking of pediatric hospitals in several specialties. Researchers at CRL are also affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Boston is known as a hub for medical innovations. Research at CRL is supported by NIH and several foundations, institutes, and industrial partners.

Minimum requirements:

  • PhD in electrical or biomedical engineering, computer science, medical physics, applied mathematics, neuroscience, or a related field with a research focus on biomedical image processing/medical image computing and/or magnetic resonance imaging.
  • Extensive experience in high-performance programming with C++ and Python
  • Demonstrated record of high-quality publications in the field.

Highly desired qualifications:

  • Experience in analyzing medical imaging data including magnetic resonance imaging
  • Experience in neuroimaging, diffusion weighted imaging, susceptability weighted MRI, and functional MRI
  • Experience in motion and distortion correction in MRI
  • Experience in biomedical image registration, restoration, and segmentation
  • Experience in machine learning, pattern recognition, and computer vision

To Apply: Only applications that strictly meet the minimum requirements will be considered. To apply, please send your CV along with a copy of a technical paper, the desired start date, and one paragraph statement of goals to Ali Gholipour at