Metabolic and Functional Imaging of Cancer and Response to Therapy
We seek highly motivated candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in the Bankson Lab, Department of Imaging Physics, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Fellows will participate in a highly productive multi-disciplinary research program developing novel dynamic imaging and spectroscopic imaging techniques for cancer research. Research will be carried out using HyperSense and SpinAligner dissolution DNP-system adjacents to a 7T Biospec preclinical MR scanner, a Polarean 9280 Xenon gas polarizer system, and a SpinLab dissolution DNP system adjacent to GE 3T MR750 and Siemens Prisma scanners, among a breadth of other imaging instrumentation and research resources. The fellow will have an opportunity to contribute to ongoing basic and translational research projects and will be encouraged to explore and develop new ideas.
The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in engineering or physics and a strong background in medical imaging and/or MRI. Experience with signal and image processing, RF coils and systems, pulse sequence programming, data reduction methods, and/or fast imaging is a plus. We invite interested, qualified, and highly motivated candidates to submit a CV along with three references and a brief description of recent research interests and activities to:
James A. Bankson, Ph.D.
Department of Imaging Physics
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 1902
Houston, TX 77030