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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Quantitative Imaging Radiology - 50783
University of Washington in Seattle, Washington
Date Posted 03/04/2021
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting.  To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Radiology.  This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

An immediate opening for a postdoctoral position is available at the Department of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. 

The successful candidate will be a member of a highly interdisciplinary lab, including biologists, engineers, and imaging scientists working on developing and implementing advanced quantitative imaging techniques in co-clinical imaging research.  The successful candidate will be engaged in quantitative image processing and modeling (statistical, mathematical) of multi-modality biomedical image data (e.g. PET, MRI) to predict response to therapy in both preclinical and clinical studies. 

The position is initially available for up to two years, but can be renewed based on performance.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in medical physics, applied mathematics, computer science, biomedical engineering, or related fields with no more than five years of previous postdoctoral research experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following fields: machine learning, image segmentation, image co-registration, multivariate statistical modeling, optimization, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics or related fields. 
  • Proficient in at least one programming language (e.g., MATLAB, python, c++).  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in medical imaging. 
  • Evidence of research activity resulting in publications and presentations is highly desirable.  

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: .

Applicant Special Instructions

Interested individuals should send a CV and a brief statement of research goals via email to .

Kooresh Shoghi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, and Computational Systems Biology

Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at .

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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