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Research Fellow - CT Imaging

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States
Employer Description

Mayo Clinic has been recognized three-years in a row as the best hospital in the nation for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report.  Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care.  We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with over 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.  We offer a highly competitive compensation package, exceptional benefits including medical, dental, paid time off. At Mayo Clinic, you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Job Description

Innovation and compassion are paramount to providing world-class medical care to patients from all over the world. We lean on the variety of perspectives and backgrounds of our colleagues’ to continuously challenge ourselves and to create a workplace that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion. Become part of the legacy that embraces our differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.


The Department of Radiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is seeking a highly qualified, postdoctoral Research Fellow for the CT Clinical Innovation Center, a worldwide leader in the field of medical CT imaging. Using state-of-the-art clinical and pre-clinical CT systems, the highly productive team investigates a wide range of CT-related topics, with a focus on developing novel, high impact CT technologies and, in partnership with a leading manufacturer of medical CT imaging systems.  Translating them into clinical practice. Founded in 2004, the multi-disciplinary, highly collaborative team has published over 400 peer-reviewed papers, patented numerous technologies, and been continuously funded with federal, industry, foundation, and intramurals research grants. The lab’s current funding portfolio includes 6 grants from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIH).


Applicants for this position must hold a Ph.D. degree in Medical Physics, Physics, Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field.


A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic. 


The following is required for completeness of application:

     * Current curriculum vitae with bibliography

     * Proof of doctoral degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.


Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide three letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an interview.


  An established background in physics and imaging science is required, as evidenced by first-authored, peer-reviewed publications in leading scientific journals. Expertise in image reconstruction and/or task-based diagnostic performance assessment is strongly desired, as is experience in radiomics; machine learning; and/or artificial intelligence techniques, such as convolutional neural networks. Strong programming skills are required. The successful candidate must have excellent oral and written English communication skills, and will be expected to publish significant research findings and participate in the lab’s applications for extramural funding. Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

20 July 2021
19 August 2021
Biomedical, Medical Imaging, Health Care (Biophotonics)