Research Scientist (Ph.D. or M.Sc.) in MRS
(July 31, 2009)

The Brain Imaging Lab led by Dr. Peterson at Columbia University calls for applications for a Research Scientist in Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. The successful candidate will work on 1) methodological development of in vivo MRS and/or MRI; 2) processing and analysis of MRS data of the ongoing projects in psychiatry. In addition, he or she will be encouraged to work on his/her own research of interest. The term will be 2 years or longer.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or an M.Sc. degree in science and engineering, such as Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, or other related fields with emphasis on Magnetic Resonance. Experiences and abilities in signal processing and computer programming (C/C++, Matlab) are required. Experience in MRI or MRS will a plus. Good communication skills are expected.

Interested candidates should send a full CV and names and contact details of two references to

Review of the applications will begin immediately till the successful candidate is identified. Then the appointment will be made ASAP.

Zhengchao Dong, Ph.D.

Brain Imaging Lab Columbia University 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 74 New York, NY 10032

Tel. 212-543-5997