Section Head Physicist for the CIBM Center for Biomedical Imaging
Position: Section Head Physicist
Institution: Geneva University Hospitals
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Application closes at: May 31st, 2023 23:55
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Created in 2004, the CIBM Center for Biomedical Imaging is the result of a major research and teaching initiative by the partners of the Science-Life-Society (SVS) project between the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), the University of Lausanne (UNIL), the University of Geneva (UNIGE), the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) and the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV). The CIBM has opened up a new horizon in biomedical imaging by providing research teams with the most advanced equipment and enabling clinicians, scientists and engineers to work in multidisciplinary teams to advance basic, translational and clinical research. In 2022, the CIBM MRI HUG-UNIGE Section has enabled and supported more than 25 different research groups to carry out their research activities at HUG (see more details in previous CIBM annual reports).
Your mission is to lead the research, teaching and service activities of the CIBM MRI HUG UNIGE clinical MR imaging section within the CIBM according to its partnership contract and its executive agreements.
You will support the implementation of clinical research protocols in MRI on the technical platform of the HUG Radiology Department.
You will develop advanced MRI acquisition and analysis methods for research conducted at the CIBM as well as a MRI research programme, notably with the help of competitive funds.
You will participate in the development of clinical and research applications on the 7T MRI at Campus Biotech Geneva.
You will collaborate with the Radiology Department in maintaining the MRI technical platform at the HUG at the forefront of technology.
You will participate in the teaching of the HUG and the Faculty of Medicine.
You will stimulate interdisciplinary collaboration between clinicians, researchers and engineers.
- You hold a PhD doctorate degree in science, physics, engineering, or equivalent.
- You master the physics of MRI including the development of MRI sequences and advanced analysis in medical imaging.
- You have prior experience in basic and applied 3T or even 7T MRI, in different organ systems, as well as professional experience in the field of academic research.
- You have collaborated with different radiology subspecialties.
- You have held teaching and research activities at the university level.
- You have obtained competitive scientific research funding and managed a research group in the field of MRI.
- You also have managerial and team management skills, particularly in supervising young researchers.
- You benefit from a B1-B2 level of French.
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