Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University

Position ID:Columbia-Biomedical Engineering-ARS [#9005]
Position Title: Associate Research Scientist
Position Type:Other
Position Location:New York, New York 10027, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2017/04/17 finished (posted 2017/03/16, listed until 2017/04/17)
Position Description:    

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Associate Research Scientist in the Biophotonics and Optical Radiology Laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York.

The Biophotonics and Optical Radiology Laboratory (BORL) in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University in New York City is looking to hire an associate research scientist (ARS) with a strong background in biomedical optics to lead several innovative projects. In particular, the (ARS) is expected to support the laboratories efforts in preclinical and clinical studies involving optical tomographic imaging techniques. Current projects include clinical studies concerning breast, prostate, and skin cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and peripheral arterial diseases. In addition, the laboratory has a robust program in preclinical small animal imaging mostly applied to cancer research. The ARS is expected to be involved and lead the development and maintenance of the various optical tomographic imaging systems in the lab and related clinical and pre-clinical studies, experiments, algorithms, and data analysis. Furthermore, it is expected that the ARS will help supervising and training undergraduate and graduate student in the use of the imaging systems and algorithms that have been and will be developed in the BORL. The ARS should also be able to support the group’s effort in securing research funds by participating in grant writing, publication of scientific results and similar activities. Associate Research Scientists at Columbia SEAS are junior officers who have demonstrated innovation and excellence in research. This position requires a PhD degree in related areas and at least 2 years of experience in the general field of medical imaging and the use of Matlab or similar software.

Please send your curriculum vitae, cover letter, and names and contact information for three references to: The search will close no sooner than April 17, 2017, and remain open until the position is filled. Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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