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Post-doctoral fellowships are available in clinical image processing. Specific interest areas are image processing (virtual endoscopy, volumetric visualization, image segmentation, registration, fusion, and algorithm development) and computer-aided diagnosis (feature extraction, classification, and databases). Fellows have access to state-of-the-art whole body MRI, multi-row detector CT and advanced graphics workstations. Candidates must have or soon expect to receive doctorates in applied mathematics or computer science. Applicants with a proven track record as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications on image processing or computer visualization and having strong software development and C++ skills are encouraged to apply. Initial appointment is for two years and is renewable thereafter on a periodic basis. NIH is an equal opportunity employer.

Address applications to: Jianhua Yao, Ph.D. Clinical Image Processing Service Department of Radiology National Institutes of Health 10 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-1182 E-mail:

Job - Software Engineer / Research Specialist Lead for Medical Image Analysis

Research Specialist Lead / Software Engineer

This position offers great opportunities to work in a high-quality academic environment at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) of Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology provides one of the top BME programs to foster the next generation of leaders in biomedical engineering worldwide. The Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine provides one of the best education, training and research programs in the country. Successful applicant would work under the supervision of the principal investigator and will collaborate with other faculty members, clinicians, researchers, post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students in a research team. This person would be involved in projects focused on multimodality medical imaging (ultrasound, PET/CT, and MRI) with emphasis on medical image analysis and image-guided interventions. As a regular staff of Emory University, this person and her/his family would be eligible for a full range of Emory benefits including health and dental insurance, tuition, and other benefits.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under minimal supervision, modifies and writes software programs for image processing and analysis. Develops requirements and specifications and implements computer algorithms in software programs. Performs image quantification using commercial software systems or home-made software programs. Uses independent judgment in applying or adapting scientific techniques. Assists in planning and scheduling research procedures. Performs a variety of laboratory tests and procedures. Analyzes and interprets results of studies. Reviews literature for related research developments and techniques and compiles findings. Monitors laboratory processes to maintain quality assurance standards. Records results of studies, compiles and analyzes data and prepares charts and graphs. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's or Master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, or other related fields, and two years of working experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Two years of experience in software programming is required. Programming experience with IDL, C++, and MATLAB is preferred. Basic knowledge in medical image processing and analysis is required. Knowledge in medical imaging such as MRI, PET, CT, and ultrasound is a plus but not required.

CONTACT: Baowei Fei, PhD, EngD, Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar Director of Quantitative BioImaging Laboratory (QBIL) Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology 1841 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA Email:

To apply for the position, send CV and Personal Statement to

Posted on June 8, 2012