Job Posting

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Children's National Medical Center/ George Washington University

Washington, DC

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position at Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington University, Washington, DC

The Advanced Pediatric Brain Imaging Research Laboratory in Diagnostic Imaging & Radiology has an opening for a postdoctoral fellowship position. The goal of our laboratory is to study normal development, and the causes and consequences of early life brain injury in the high-risk fetus and newborn infant. The position is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of this rapidly developing new field. Facilities in our lab include a 16-node computational cluster running linux, each equipped with multicore CPUs and GPU capabilities. The research project will focus on brain MR image analysis and processing. Specifically, this will include developing and/or optimizing novel brain tissue classification and segmentation techniques targeted towards the developing brain.

Extensive knowledge in software programming using C/C++, MATLAB, and GPU computing is required. Candidates must have a PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Physics/Mathematics, or Information Systems. Experience in medical image processing is preferred. The candidate is expected to be a highly creative and strongly motivated researcher and capable of working within a collaborative environment.

The position is funded by the Advanced Pediatric Brain Imaging Laboratory at Children’s National Medical Center for one year, renewable for a second year, and will start in May 2012. Candidates should list 2 references, and provide a brief statement of research interests and goals.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply online for this highly visible position, please visit: and search for Requisition #7762. EOE, M/F/D/V.